La Malta Revo (Romantraduko En Esperanto)
Biographical novel about Mikiel Anton Vassalli (translation in Esperanto). Vassalli was a Maltese writer and linguist. He studied oriental languages at the University of Rome, and went on to publish important Maltese language books, including a Maltese-Italian dictionary, a Maltese grammar book and, towards the end of his life, a book on Maltese proverbs. The Maltese-Latin-Italian dictionary, known as the Lexicon is the first ever published instance of Maltese text hence he is known as the father or creator of the Maltese language. The Lexicon has been republished by Frans Sammut, who also wrote "La Malta Revo" (The Maltese Dream) a novel which revolves around Vassalli's life.
- Paperback | 312 pages
- 139.7 x 210.82 x 22.86mm | 453.59g
- 30 Jun 2007
- United States
- black & white illustrations