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By Egbert J. Bakker

ISBN-10: 1405153261

ISBN-13: 9781405153263

A entire account of the language of historic Greek civilization in one quantity, with contributions from top foreign students protecting the ancient, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary views of the language.

  • a suite of 36 unique essays by means of a staff of overseas students
  • Treats the survival and transmission of historic Greek
  • comprises discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics

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Quantities are expressed through a meticulously articulate system of fractions, which dates back to the Cretan hieroglyphs and is likely to be Egyptian in origin (Duhoux 1989; Bennett 1950). From a paleographic perspective, the affiliation between the two Linear scripts has never been disputed. 2, where common signs are marked “ab”), thus there would be no theoretical impediment to the idea of “reading” Linear A: determining the phonetic realization of the Linear A syllabograms would be based on the application of the phonetic values of the Linear B signs on their homographic Linear A counterparts.

Vedic voc. vocative W. West W. Gk West Greek W. Ion. West Ionic xxxix CHAPTER ONE Introduction Egbert J. Bakker Few of those interested in Greek antiquity, and certainly no one whose interest in ancient Greece is professional and academic, will deny that familiarity with the language, and knowledge about it, is indispensable for any study at any level of critical engagement with Greek antiquity. Those who approach the world of the ancient Greeks without such knowledge will have to rely on a translator’s reading skills.

L. West, Iambi et Elegi Graeci, 2nd edn, Oxford 1989 IF Indogermanische Forschungen IG Inscriptiones Graecae, Berlin 1873– IGSK or IK Inschriften griechischer Städte aus Kleinasien, Bonn 1972– JAOS Journal of the American Oriental Society JbAChr Jahrbuch für antikes Christentum JEg. Arch. Journal of Egyptian Archaeology JGL Journal of Greek Linguistics JHS Journal of Hellenic Studies JIES Journal of Indo-European Studies JMA Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology JÖB Jahrbuch der österreichischen Byzantinistik JRS Journal of Roman Studies JTS Journal of Theological Studies Joüon–Muraoka P.

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