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  • Get Started In Greekby Aristarhos Matsukas

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 20.78

    The best-selling beginner's course for a fun and effective way to learn Greek. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444101546) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444101621). more...

  • Sociolinguistics of Style and Social Class in Contemporary Athensby Irene Theodoropoulou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This ethnographic study deals with the ways people in Athens, Greece, use style to construct their social class identities. Including a rich dataset comprising ethnographic interviews with actual people who live in the stereotypically seen as leafy and posh northern suburbs and in the stereotypically treated as working class western suburbs of Athens... more...

  • Cross-linguistic Variation in Sentence Processingby Despoina Papadopoulou

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    The central question that I will pursue in this study concerns the universality of the human sentence processing mechanism. It will be explored whether there are cross-linguistic differences in parsing by p- senting psycholinguistic evidence from Greek. Empirical data collected from both native speakers and second language learners of Greek will be... more...

  • Theorie der Übersetzung antiker Literatur in Deutschland seit 1800by Josefine Kitzbichler; Katja Lubitz; Nina Mindt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    The translation of ancient literature became the focus of a lively discussion in Germany around 1800. After Herder and Voss the question once more arose of just how faithfully the ancient world could and should be presented in the German language. Schleiermacher and Humboldt decided to emphasise the cultural strangeness and linguistic individuality... more...

  • Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976by Peter Mackridge

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 40.99

    This is a history of the great language controversy that has occupied and empassioned Greeks - sometimes with fatal results - for over two hundred years. It begins in the late eighteenth-century when a group of Greek intellectuals sought to develop a new, Hellenic, national identity alongside the traditional identity supplied by Orthodox Christianity.... more...

  • Clitics in Greekby Marios Mavrogiorgos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    This monograph investigates the morpho-syntactic and other properties of clitic pronouns in Greek and offers a grammar of proclisis and enclisis in light of Chomsky?s (1995, 2001a, 2005) Minimalist Program. It explores the nature of clitics as syntactic topicalizers which are probed by structurally higher verbal heads to which they move and into which... more...

  • Causality and Connectivesby Valandis Bardzokas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    The book explores finely-grained distinctions in causal meaning, mostly from a relevance-theoretic perspective. To increase the challenge of this double task, i.e. a thorough as well as satisfactory account of cause and a detailed assessment of the theoretical model employed to this end, the current study involves an investigation carried out by way... more...

  • Medieval and Modern Greekby Robert Browning

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 36.00

    To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This book traces its history from the immediately post-classical or Hellenistic period to the present day. The aim is both to analyse the changing structure of... more...

  • Imitatio et tractatioby Alexandru Cizek

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 182.00

    Imitatio Et Tractatio: Die Literarisch-Theoretischen Grundlagen Der Nachahmung in Antike Und Mittelalter. more...

  • Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Languageby David Holton; Peter Mackridge; Irene Philippaki-Warburton; Vassilios Spyropoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language has become firmly established as the leading reference guide to modern Greek grammar. With its detailed treatment of all grammatical structures, its analysis of the complexities of the language and its particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty, it is the first truly comprehensive... more...