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Title: The Ancient Languages of Asia Minor
Author: Woodard, Roger D (ed)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2008
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521684965
Volumes: 1; Pages: 176
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This book, derived from the acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages, describes the ancient languages of Asia Minor, for the convenience of students and specialists working in that area. Each chapter of the work focuses on an individual language or, in some instances, a set of closely related varieties of a language. Providing a full descriptive presentation, each of these chapters examines the writing system(s), phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon of that language, and places the language within its proper linguistic and historical context. The volume brings together an international array of scholars, each a leading specialist in ancient language study. While designed primarily for scholars and students of linguistics, this work will prove invaluable to all whose studies take them into the realm of ancient language.ContentsEditor's foreword Roger D. Woodard1. Language in ancient Asia Minor: an introduction Roger D. Woodard2. Hittite Calvert Watkins3. Luvain H. Craig Melchert4. Palaic H. Craig Melchert5. Lycian H. Craig Melchert; 6. Lydian H. Craig Melchert7. Carian H. Craig Melchert8. Phrygian Claude Brixhe9. Hurrian Gernot Wilhelm10. Urartian Gernot Wilhelm11. Classical Armenian James P. T. Clackson12. Early Georgian Kevin TuiteAppendix 1. Full table of contents from The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages.