Gothic love poem
Frisahts þeina ïn skuggwin
Saggws meins sa batista ïst
ïþ sniu usleiþiþ auk
Þata ïst mein spedist þuk frijo
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The argenteus codex, found in Italy, is of capital importance for the knowledge, of the primitive state common, of the Germanic languages, because it precedes by several centuries the other texts of the old English group, Old Saxon, Old High German.
The victories of the Franks on the Visigoths will stop the use of the Gothic language. It was still a bit spoken around the black sea in the years 1500.
Again, with this translation, take full advantage of the so pretty alphabet in which this language is written.