Southern Gaul and the Mediterranean: Multilingualism and Multiple Identities in the Iron Age and Roman Periods

Southern Gaul and the Mediterranean: Multilingualism and Multiple Identities in the Iron Age and Roman Periods

by Alex Mullen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107020597
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2013
Series: Cambridge Classical Studies Series
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Alex Mullen is a postdoctoral research fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, having previously been Lumley Research Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge, and an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Classics. Her main research interests lie in the application of contemporary bi- and multilingualism theory to the ancient world and the integration of linguistics and archaeology. She has co-edited (with Patrick James) Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman Worlds (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Table of Contents

Part I. Multilingualism and Multiple Identities: Interdisciplinary Methodologies: 1. Multiple voices; 2. Language contact and community dynamics; 3. Bilingual texts and community dynamics; 4. Scripts as indicators of contact; 5. Names as indicators of contact; Part II. Multilingualism and Multiple Identities in Southern Gaul: 6. Gallia in Graeciam translata? Investigating Gaulish-Greek linguistic contacts; 7. 'La Celtique méditerranéenne'? Investigating the influence of the Mediterranean koine; 8. 'D'où rayonna en Occident la civilisation'? Investigating the loci of cultural change; 9. Being Greek, becoming Roman, staying Celtic? Ethnolinguistic vitality from the Augustan period; 10. Conclusions; Appendices.

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