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A brief history of ancient Greek

Author: Stephen Colvin
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
Series: Brief histories of the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A Brief History of Ancient Greek accessibly depicts the social history of this ancient language from its Indo-European roots to the present day. Explains key relationships between the language and literature of the Classical period (500 - 300 BC) Provides a social history of the language which transliterates and translates all Greek as appropriate, and is therefore accessible to readers who know little or no Greek  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Colvin, Stephen.
Brief history of ancient Greek.
Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
(DLC) 2013028400
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Colvin
ISBN: 9781118610701 1118610709 9781118610725 1118610725 9781118610695 1118610695 1405149256 9781405149259
OCLC Number: 855909963
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Indo-European Beginnings --
An Aegean Co-Production --
Mycenean Greek --
The Dark Ages --
The Alphabet --
The Greek Dialects --
Homer and the Epic Tradition --
The Language of Greek Poetry --
Bare Words: the Start of a Common Language --
Greek to Romaic and back.
Series Title: Brief histories of the ancient world.
Responsibility: Stephen Colvin.
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A Brief History of Ancient Greek presents the history of this ancient language from its Indo-European beginnings to the present day, and explains key relationships between the language and literature  Read more...

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