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Companion to the Ancient Greek Language (Egbert J Bakker (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 9781405153263
Companion to the Ancient Greek Language (Egbert J Bakker (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 9781405153263
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Title: A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language

Author: Bakker, Egbert J (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405153263

Volumes: 1; Pages: 704

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A comprehensive account of the language of Ancient Greek civilization in a single volume, with contributions from leading international scholars covering the historical, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary perspectives of the language.* A collection of 36 original essays by a team of international scholars* Treats the survival and transmission of Ancient Greek* Includes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmaticsContentsList of Figures.List of Tables.Notes on Contributors.Symbols Used.Abbreviations of Ancient Authors and Works.Abbreviations of Modern Sources.Linguistic and Other Abbreviations.1. Introduction (Egbert J. Bakker).Part I: The Sources.2. Mycenaean Texts: The Linear B Tablets (Silvia Ferrara, University of Oxford).3. Phoinikeia Grammata: An Alphabet for the Greek Language (Roger D. Woodard, University of Buffalo).4. Inscriptions (Rudolf Wachter, University of Basel).5. Papyri (Arthur Verhoogt, University of Michigan).6. The Manuscript Tradition (Niels Gaul, Central European University, Budapest).Part II: The Language.7. Phonology (Philomen Probert, University of Oxford).8. Morphology and Word Formation (Michael Weiss, Cornell University).9. Semantics and Vocabulary (Michael Clarke, National University of Ireland, Galway).10. Syntax (Evert van Emde Boas, University of Oxford and Luuk Huitink, University of Oxford).11. Pragmatics: Speech and Text (Egbert J. Bakker, Yale University).Part III: Greek in Time and Space: Historical and Geographical Connections.12. Greek and Proto-Indo-European (Jeremy Rau, Harvard University).13. Mycenaean Greek (Rupert Thompson, University of Cambridge).14. Greek Dialects in the Archaic and Classical Ages(Stephen Colvin, University College London).15. Greek and the Languages of Asia Minor to the Classical Period (Shane Hawkins, Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario).16. Linguistic Diversity in Asia Minor during the Empire: Koine and Non-Greek Languages (Claude Brixhe, University of Nancy 2, France).17. Greek in Egypt (Sofia Torallas Tovar, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Madrid).18. Jewish and Christian Greek (Coulter H. George, University of Virginia).19. Greek and Latin Bilingualism (Bruno Rochette, University of Li�ge, Belgium).Part IV: Greek in Context.20. Register Variation (Andreas Willi, Universities of Oxford and Basel).21. Female Speech (Thorsten F�gen, Humboldt University of Berlin).22. Forms of Address and Markers of Status (Eleanor Dickey, University of Exeter).23. Technical Languages: Science and Medicine (Francesca Schironi, Harvard University).Part V: Greek as Literature.24. Inherited Poetics (Joshua T. Katz, Princeton University).25. Language and Meter (Gregory Nagy, Harvard University).26. Literary Dialects (Olga Tribulato, University of Oxford).27. The Greek of Epic (Olav Hackstein, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit�t M�nchen).28. The Language of Greek Lyric Poetry (Michael Silk, King?s College London).29. The Greek of Athenian Tragedy (Richard Rutherford, University of Oxford).30. Kunstprosa: Philosophy, History, Oratory (Victor Bers, Yale University).31. The Literary Heritage as Language: Atticism and the Second Sophistic (Lawrence Kim, University of Texas at Austin).Part VI: The Study of Greek.32. Greek Philosophers on Language (Casper de Jonge, Leiden University and Johannes M. van Ophuijsen, University of Utrecht).33. The Birth of Grammar in Greece (Andreas U. Schmidhauser, University of California, Los Angeles).34. Language as a System in Ancient Rhetoric and Grammar (James I. Porter, University of California, Irvine).Part VII: Beyond Antiquity.35. Byzantine Literature and the Classical Past (Staffan Wahlgren, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim).36. Medieval and Early Modern Greek (David Holton, University of Cambridge and Io Manolessou, University of Patras).37. Modern Greek (Peter Mackridge, University of Oxford).Bibliography.Index.
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