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A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language

Egbert J. Bakker



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Blackwell Publishing
27 December 2013
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 pragmatics
Edited by:   Egbert J. Bakker
Imprint:   Blackwell Publishing
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 170mm,  Spine: 37mm
Weight:   1.108kg
ISBN:   9781118782910
ISBN 10:   1118782917
Series:   Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Pages:   704
Publication Date:   27 December 2013
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Egbert J. Bakker is Professor of Classics at Yale University. He is the author of Poetry in Speech: Orality and Homeric Discourse (1997) and Pointing at the Past: From Formula to Performance in Homeric Poetics (2005) and the co-editor with A. Kahane of Written Voices, Spoken Signs: Tradition, Performance, and Epic Text (1997). He has published widely on various aspects of the Greek language, in particular, pragmatics, discourse analysis, and speaking versus writing.

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