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  • 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...

  • The Routledge Modern Greek Readerby Maria Kaliambou

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    The Routledge Modern Greek Reader has been specially designed for post-beginners to advanced learners of Greek. Written by an experienced instructor, this innovative reader offers both students and teachers of Modern Greek the pedagogical tools to utilise richly textured folktale material in a language class. Students can develop their linguistic... 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...

  • Vom Text zum Textby Julija Boguna; Jürgen Joachimsthaler; Jouko Nikkinen; Ewald Reuter; Detlef Wilske

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 64.89

    Der Wissenschaftler und Schriftsteller Andreas F. Kelletat ist eine Ausnahmeerscheinung. Sein Talent zum kritischen sowie produktiven Umgang mit Sprache, Worten und Zeichen hat er in zahlreichen Vorträgen und Publikationen unter Beweis gestellt. Nun schreiben andere für und über ihn. Kollegen, Wegbegleiter und Freunde aus Deutschland, Finnland und... more...

  • Ancient Rhetoric and Oratoryby Thomas Habinek

    Wiley 2008; US$ 123.95

    This book introduces readers to the ancient rhetorical tradition by investigating key questions about the origins, nature and importance of rhetoric. Explores the role of the orator, especially the two greatest figures of the tradition, Demosthenes and Cicero Investigates the place of rhetoric at the center of ancient education Considers... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoricby Erik Gunderson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Comprehensive overview of rhetorical practice and theory in Graeco-Roman antiquity, from Homer to early Christianity. more...

  • Compounding in Modern Greekby Angela Ralli

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book provides a thorough, data-rich and theoretically informed treatment of compounding in Modern Greek. It compares Greek compounds with similar formations of languages that are genetically and typologically different. more...

  • Dirty Greekby Cristos Samaras

    Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 10.00

    GET D!RTY! Next time you?re traveling or just chattin? in Greek with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: ? cool slang ? funny insults ? explicit sex terms ? raw swear words Dirty Greek teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of Greece:... more...

  • The Greek Language in the Digital Ageby Georg Rehm; Hans Uszkoreit

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 69.95

    This white paper is part of a series that promotes knowledge about language technology and its potential. It addresses educators, journalists, politicians, language communities and others. The availability and use of language technology in Europe varies between languages. Consequently, the actions that are required to further support research and development... more...

  • New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latinby Andrew L Sihler

    Oxford University Press, USA 1994; US$ 49.99

    Like Carl Darling Buck's Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin (1933), this book is an explanation of the similarities and differences between Greek and Latin morphology and lexicon through an account of their prehistory. It also aims to discuss the principal features of Indo-European linguistics. Greek and Latin are studied as a pair for cultural... more...