Linguae Francae

Some articles on linguae francae:

Languages Of Europe - General Issues - Linguae Francae—past and Present
... a number of languages that were considered linguae francae over some ranges for some periods according to some historians ... Some linguae francae of past and present over some of its regions for some of its populations are Classical Greek and then Koine Greek in the Mediterranean Basin from ...
Eurolinguistics - Research Results: Common Features of European Languages - Linguae Francae — Past and Present
... Europe’s history is characterized by three linguae francae (Medieval and Neo-) Latin (from the beginning till 1867, with Hungary as the last country to give up Latin as ... Linguae francae that were less widespread, but still played a comparatively important role in European history are Provençal (= Occitan) (12th—14th century ...