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The Greek Language
     

The Greek Language

by Leonard R Palmer
 

ISBN-10: 0806128445

ISBN-13: 9780806128443

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

In this companion volume to his earlier work, The Latin Language, Leonard R. Palmer now provides a history of The Greek Language, including an overview of the coming of the Greeks, the Linear B. Tablets, the Greek dialects, genres (in poetry and prose), and a comparative-historical grammar. Palmer discusses the transformation of the Greek language from its

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In this companion volume to his earlier work, The Latin Language, Leonard R. Palmer now provides a history of The Greek Language, including an overview of the coming of the Greeks, the Linear B. Tablets, the Greek dialects, genres (in poetry and prose), and a comparative-historical grammar. Palmer discusses the transformation of the Greek language from its Indo-European roots, through the Bronze and Dark Ages, to the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman periods and beyond. Major authors and genres are discussed throughout the history, including essays on Homer, Melic poetry, tragedy, Herodotus and Thucydides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806128443
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

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