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Greek : a history of the language and its speakers

Author: Geoffrey C Horrocks
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass : Wiley-Blackwell, Ü2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers traces the trajectory of the Greek language from the Mycenaean period of the second millennium BC to the present day. Widely, celebrated on its original release, this greatly expanded Second Edition explores the evolution of the Greek language in its regional and social heterogeneity and in both its spoken and written forms."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Horrocks, Geoffrey.
Greek.
Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
XX, 505 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey C Horrocks
ISBN: 9781444318913 1444318918 9781444318920 1444318926
OCLC Number: 1039171589
Notes: Front Matter.
Byzantine Belles Lettres.
Description: Online Ressource (xx, 505 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Karte
Contents: Introduction: The Scope and Purpose of this Book. Ancient Greek: From Mycenae to the Roman Empire. The Ancient Greek Dialects. Classical Greek: Official and Literary b1 sStandards b2 s. The Rise of Attic. Greek in the Hellenistic World. Greek in the Roman Empire. Spoken Koine in the Roman Period. Byzantium: From Constantine I to Mehmet the Conqueror. Historical Prelude. Greek in the Byzantine Empire: The Major Issues. The Written Koine in Byzantium. Spoken Greek in the Byzantine Empire: The Principal Developments. Texts in the b1 sVernacular b2 s. Modern Greek: From the Ottoman Empire to the European Union. Ottoman Rule and the War of Independence. Spoken Greek in the Ottoman Period. Written Greek in the Turkish Period. The History of the Modern Greek State. The b1 sLanguage Question b2 s and its Resolution. pt. 1. Ancient Greek : from Mycenae to the Roman empire. The ancient Greek dialects. Classical Greek : official and literary 'standards' The reise of Attic. Greek in the Hellenistic period. Spoken koine in the Roman world. pt. 2. Byzantium : from Constantine to Mehmet the Conqueror. Historuical prelude. Texts in the "vernacular." pt. 3. Modern Greek : from the Ottoman empire to the European Union. Ottoman rule and the War of Independence. The 'language question' and its resolution.
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"Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers traces the trajectory of the Greek language from the Mycenaean period of the second millennium BC to the present day. Widely, celebrated on its original release, this greatly expanded Second Edition explores the evolution of the Greek language in its regional and social heterogeneity and in both its spoken and written forms."--Jacket.

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