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A brief history of ancient Greek

Author: Stephen Colvin
Publisher: Chichester, England : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. ©2014
Series: Brief histories of the ancient world.
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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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History
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Colvin, Stephen.
Brief history of ancient Greek.
Chichester, England : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2014
xi, 219 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Colvin
ISBN: 9781118610701 1118610709 1405149256 9781405149259
OCLC Number: 868973361
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: List of Figures vi Preface and Acknowledgments vii 1 The Indo-European Beginnings 1 2 An Aegean Co-Production 17 3 Mycenean Greek 32 4 The Dark Ages 51 5 The Alphabet 68 6 The Greek Dialects 89 7 Homer and the Epic Tradition 113 8 The Language of Greek Poetry 134 9 Bare Words: The Start of a Common Language 156 10 Greek to Romaic and Back 178 Appendix: The Greek Alphabet and Pronunciation 200 Abbreviations and Symbols 202 Glossary 204 References 207 Index 211
Series Title: Brief histories of the ancient world.
Responsibility: Stephen Colvin.
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