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Philology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Philology
Tree Number(s)
K01.517.732
Unique ID
D010680
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010680
Annotation
study of literature or language as used in literature; do not confuse with LITERATURE, literary works; general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
The study of literature in its widest sense, including grammar, etymology, criticism, literary history, language history, linguistic history, systems of writing, and anything else that is relevant to literature or language viewed as literature. Philology as a discipline has both philosophical and scientific overtones.
Entry Version
PHILOL
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03

Allowable Qualifiers
Philology Preferred
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