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Indo-european perspectives : studies in honour of Anna Morpurgo Davies

Author: Anna Morpurgo Davies; John H W Penney
Publisher: London : Oxford university press, 2004.
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Brings together the work by 42 of the world's leading scholars of Indo-European comparative philology and linguistics from around the world. This work shows the breadth and liveliness of enquiry in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Morpurgo Davies; John H W Penney
ISBN: 0199258929 9780199258925
OCLC Number: 469276358
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Bibliogr. des oeuvres d'Anna Morpurgo Davies.
Description: XX-598 p. : jaquette ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART I ; INDO-EUROPEAN ; 1. Il perfetto indoeuropeo tra endomorfismo e esomorfismo ; 2. Particles and Personal Pronouns: Inclusive *me and Exclusive *we ; 3. Etymology and History: For a Study of 'Medical Language' in Indo-European ; 4. The Stative Value of the PIE Verbal Suffix *-eh1- ; 5. The Third Donkey. Origin Legends and Some Hidden Indo-European Themes ; PART II ; GREEK ; 6. Spoken Language and Written Text: The Case of alloeidea (Hom. Od. 13.194) ; 7. Social Dialect in Attica ; 8. The Attitude of the Athenian StateTowards the Attic Dialect in the Classical Era ; 9. Rules Without Reasons? Words for Children in Papyrus Letters ; 10. Langage de femmes et d'hommes en grec ancien: l'exemple de Lysistrata ; 11. Die Tmesis bei Homer und auf den mykenischen Linear B-Tafeln - ein chronologisches Paradox? ; 12. Hellespontos ; 13. Aspect and Verbs of Movement in the History of Greek: Why Pericles Could "Walk into Town" but Karamanlis Could Not ; 14. The "Swimming Duck" in Greek and Hittite ; 15. Names in -e and -e-u in Mycenaean Greek ; 16. Sella, subsellium, meretrix: sonantes voyelles et "effet Saussure" en grec ancien ; 17. Zu griechisch turo 'Kaese' ; 18. Two Mycenaean Problems ; 19. On Some Greek nt-Formations ; 20. Accentuation in Old Attic, Later Attic and Attic ; 21. Indo-European *(s)mer- in Greek and Celtic ; 22. Khai re kai piei eu' ; 23. Flowing Riches: Greek aphenos and Indo-European Streams ; PART III ; ANATOLIAN ; 24. Some Problems in Anatolian Phonology and Etymology ; 25. The Stag-God of the Countryside and Related Problems ; 26. A Luwian Dedication ; 27. Das Wort fur "Jahr" und hieroglyphisch-luwisch yari- "sich ausdehnen" ; 28. Dal nome comune al nome divino, proprio e locale: il caso di tasku- in anatolico ; PART IV ; WESTERN INDO-EUROPEAN LANGUAGES ; 29. The Word-Order Pattern magna cum laude in Latin and Sabellian ; 30. Plus ca change ... : Lachmann's Law in Latin ; 31. Old English mapelian, maeplan, maelan ; 32. I nomi delle figure dei miti greci nelle lingue dell'Italia arcaica. The first traces of Achilles and Hercules in Latin ; 33. Old Welsh Dinacat, Cunedag, Tutagual: Fossilised Phonology in Brittonic Personal Names ; 34. Consumer Issues: Beowulf 3115a and Germanic "Bison" ; 35. Die hispanische Heerschau des Silius Italicus ; PART V ; INDO-IRANIAN AND TOCHARIAN ; 36. On Vedic Suppletion: das and vidh ; 37. Tocharian B past and its Vocalism ; 38. Promising Perspective or Dead End? The Issue of Metrical Passages in the Old Persian Inscriptions ; 39. The Parthian Abstract Suffix -yft ; 40. Denominative Verbs in Avestan: Derivatives from Thematic Stems ; PART VI ; HISTORY OF INDO-EUROPEAN LINGUISTICS ; 41. The Celtic Studies of Lorenzo Hervas in the Context of the Linguistics of his Time ; 42. Johannes Schmidt's Academic Career and his Letters to August Schleicher
Responsibility: ed. by J. H. W. Penney.
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