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A History of the Language and its Speakers

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Greek by Geoffrey Horrocks
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Description

Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers, Second Edition reveals the trajectory of the Greek language from the Mycenaean period of the second millennium BC to the current day. * Offers a complete linguistic treatment of the history of the Greek language * Updated second edition features increased coverage of the ancient evidence, as well as the roots and development of diglossia * Includes maps that clearly illustrate the distribution of ancient dialects and the geographical spread of Greek in the early Middle Ages

Author Biography

Geoffrey Horrocks is Professor of Comparative Philology at the University of Cambridge, UK, and Fellow of St. John's College. He is the author of many articles on the history and structure of the Greek language and has co-edited several volumes on themes and issues in modern Greek syntax. His previous books include Space and Time in Homer (1981), Generative Grammar (1987), Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers (1997), and The Blackwell History of the Latin Languge (with James Clackson, 2007).
Release date Australia
February 12th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
526
Dimensions
177x246x33
ISBN-13
9781405134156
Product ID
4017842

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