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The textualization of the Greek alphabet

Author: Roger D Woodard; David A Scott
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that when the Greeks first began to use the alphabet, they viewed themselves as participants in a performance phenomenon.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woodard, Roger D.
Textualization of the Greek Alphabet.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Woodard; David A Scott
ISBN: 9781107731905 1107731909
OCLC Number: 875096147
Notes: 7.9 Greek Alphabetic Interweaving Beyond the Copper Plaques.
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Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1 Background; 2 The Associative Structure of the Copper Plaques; 2.0 Introduction; 2.1 Alpha; 2.2 Beta; 2.3 Gamma; 2.4 Delta; 2.5 Epsilon; 2.6 Digamma; 2.7 Zeta; 2.8 Eta; 2.9 Theta; 2.10 Iota; 2.11 Kappa; 2.12 Lambda; 2.13 Mu; 2.14 Nu; 2.15 Xi; 2.16 Omicron; 2.17 Pi; 2.18 San; 2.19 Qoppa; 2.20 Rho; 2.21 Sigma; 2.22 Tau; 3 Physical and Chemical Examination of the Copper Plaques; 3.0 Introduction; 3.1 Electron Probe Microanalysis; 3.2 Binocular Bench Microscopy; 3.3 X-Radiography. 3.4 Optical Metallography3.5 The Patina; 3.6 Scanning Electron Microscopy; 3.7 X-Ray Diffraction Analysis; 3.8 Conclusions; 4 The Syntagmatic Structure of the Copper Plaques; 4.0 Introduction; 4.1 Narrow Orthographic Transcriptions of the Copper Plaques; 4.2 Broad Orthographic Transcriptions of the Copper Plaques; 4.3 Alphabetic Variation in the Copper Plaques; 5 Langue et Écriture; 5.0 Introduction; 5.1 Arbitrariness: Part 1; 5.2 Distinctiveness and Ambiguity; 5.3 Arbitrariness: Part 2; 5.3.1 Greek Writing; 5.3.2 Semitic and Egyptian Writing; 5.4 Alphabetic Order. 5.5 Language and Non-Language6 Of Styluses and Withes; 6.0 Introduction; 6.1 Mu Eta Lamda Eta (mêlê); 6.1.1 Sigma Mu Lamda Eta (smilê) and Mu Eta Lamda Eta (mêlê); 6.1.2 the common origin of Sigma Mu Lamda Et (smilê) and Mu Eta Lamda Eta (mêlê); 6.2 Lamda Upsilon Zeta Eta (luzdê); 6.2.1 Lamda Upsilon Gamma Omicron Sigma (lugos) and plaiting / weaving; 6.2.2 Lamda Upsilon Gamma Omicron Sigma (lugos) as a synonym for aGamma Nu Omicron Sigma (agnos); 6.2.3 On Samos: Part 1; 6.2.4 Lamda Upsilon Gamma Omicron Sigma (lugos) and the oldest trees; 6.2.5 On Samos: Part 2. 6.2.6 Sigma Alpha Nu Iota Sigma (sanis) and Sigma Mu Iota Lamda Iota Sigma (smilis)6.2.7 Sigma Mu Iota Lamda Iota Sigma (smilis) and Sigma Mu Lamda Eta (smilê); 6.2.8 On Samos: Part 3; 6.2.9 A Lexical Matrix of Cult and Writing as (Cult) Performance; 6.2.10 Lamda Upsilon Gamma Iota Zeta Omega (Lugizdô): a Secondary Formation; 6.2.11 Lamda Upsilon Zeta Eta (luzdê): a Primary Formation; 6.3 Sigma Epsilon(se) and Alpha Beta Gamma Delta (abgd); 6.4 On Samos: Part 4; An Addendum on ms 2-2, Lines 10/11; 7 The Warp and Weft of Writing; 7.0 Introduction; 7.1 Confusion of Language and Script. 7.2 Poetic Weaving7.2.1 Pindar and Bacchylides; 7.2.2 Archaic Greece; 7.2.3 Common Indo-European Tradition; 7.3 Weaving of a Written Text; 7.3.1 Weaving of Alphabetic Letters; 7.3.2 Latin Alphabetic Interweaving; 7.4 Dionysius of Halicarnassus: Literary, Linguistic, and Alphabetic Weaving; 7.5 St. Jerome and Alphabetic Interweaving; 7.6 West Semitic Alphabetic Interweaving; 7.7 Alphabetic Interweaving and Division; 7.8 Greek Alphabetic Interweaving and the Copper Plaques; 7.8.1 a Geometric Subset Within the Interwoven Alphabet; 7.8.2 The nu-iota-mu Subset Within the Woven Alphabet.
Responsibility: Roger D. Woodard ; with a chapter by David A. Scott.

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This book argues that when the Greeks first began to use the alphabet, they viewed themselves as participants in a performance phenomenon.

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