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A complete account of the language of historic Greek civilization in one quantity, with contributions from major overseas students overlaying the ancient, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary views of the language. a set of 36 unique essays through a crew of overseas scholarsTreats the survival and transmission of historical GreekIncludes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
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The great majority of literary texts, however, come to us through Byzantium, heir to the Greek-speaking eastern half of the Roman Empire. Niels Gaul discusses – in addition to such material issues as the birth of the codex and of cursive writing – the sometimes violent cultural debates to which the copying of the Classics was subjected through the centuries, reminding us that much of what we take for granted might well not have survived if events had taken a different turn. Part II presents the Greek language from the perspectives of the traditional linguistic subdisciplines.
Oxford 1970 OCD 3 S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth, The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd edn revised, Oxford 2003 ODB A. P. Kazhdan, Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, New York 1991 OGIS W. Dittenberger, Orientis graeci inscriptiones selectae, 2 vols, Leipzig 1903–5 (repr. Hildesheim 1986) OJA Oxford Journal of Archaeology xxxii Abbreviations of Modern Sources OLP Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica OSAP Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy P Amh. B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt, The Amherst Papyri, Being an Account of the Greek Papyri in the Collection of the Right Hon.
Hildesheim 1982) xxxiv Abbreviations of Modern Sources TAM Tituli Asiae Minoris, Vienna 1901– TAPA Transactions of the American Philological Association TAPhS Transactions of the American Philosophical Society THT Tocharische Handschriften Turfansammlung TLG Thesaurus Linguae Graecae TPS Transactions of the Philological Society UPZ Urkunden der Ptolemäerzeit Voigt E. M. Voigt, Sappho et Alcaeus, Amsterdam 1971 WJA Würzburger Jahrbücher für die Altertumswissenschaft WS Wiener Studien YCS Yale Classical Studies ZDMG Zeitschrift der deutschen morgenländischen Gesellschaft ZPE Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik ZVS Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung Linguistic and Other Abbreviations abl.
A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) by Egbert J. Bakker