A Brief History of Ancient Greek

Author(s): Stephen Colvin
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Dec 05, 2013
Product Number: EB00211216
Released: Feb 17, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118610725
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Brief History of Ancient Greek accessibly depicts the social history of this ancient language from its Indo-European roots to the present day. -Explains key relationships between the language and literature of the Classical period (500 - 300 BC) -Provides a social history of the language which transliterates and translates all Greek as appropriate, and is therefore accessible to readers who know little or no Greek  -Written in the framework of modern sociolinguistic theory, relating the development of Ancient Greek to its social and political context -Reflects the latest thinking on subjects such as KoinE Greek and the relationship between literary and vernacular Greek

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