Old Provençal

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Old Provençal

n.
The Provençal language before the middle of the 1500s.

Old′ Provençal′


n.
a literary form of Old Occitan, used esp. in the poetry of the troubadors. Abbr.: OPr
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While some of the Latin passages and all the Old Provencal ones are translated into German, the texts in Old French, Middle High German, and early modern German are not translated, excluding the generalist audience that would otherwise be well served by the synthetic character of the book.
Gale Sigal aims to correct this situation in her study of the genre of the alba that analyses an impressive range of texts written in Old Provencal, Old French, Middle High German, and Middle English.
Based on grapes, which are rich in essential nutrients and renowned for their health and beauty benefits, the range draws its inspiration from a 100-year old Provencal tradition - the grape cure -which consists of eating grapes exclusively for several days to deeply cleanse the body.