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Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek

P. Robert

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Bristol Classical Press
01 September 2002
The original aim of this book was to provide an updated reprint of J.P. Postgate's Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek (1924). It has developed considerably during the preparation, still including what was most useful in Postgate but now incorporating much additional material and information based on the latest scholarship. It is intended for those who have already learned some Greek but who wish to acquaint themselves with the workings of the accent system, either for the first time or by way of revision. An introductory part outlines clearly the evidence for our knowledge of Greek accentuation and quotes some of our ancient sources for the sound of the accent. The remainder of the book is designed to facilitate the learning of the accents themselves. Exercises are included throughout.
By:   P. Robert
Imprint:   Bristol Classical Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 12mm
Weight:   322g
ISBN:   9781853995996
ISBN 10:   1853995991
Series:   Advanced Greek & Latin Language S.
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 September 2002
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek

' This is a valuable work for specialists and necessary for research libraries.'<br>Richard M. Golden, Religious Studies Review, 1994.<br>' offre un ensemble d'itudes particulihres d'oy transparaissent des lignes de force et des fractures fort utiles l'historien des idies'.<br>F. Moureau, Dix-Huitieme Siecle, 1994.<br>' Au total, un volume riche, irudit et cohirent qui ne craint pas la discussion interne...'<br>Willem Frijhoff, Justificatif, 1994.<br>'Scepticism and Irreligion contains plenty of interesting material, and is an important addition to the literature on the nature of unbelief in early modern Europe.'<br>Scott Mandelbrote, Dutch Review of Church History, 1994.<br>


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