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  • Ancient Rhetoric and Oratoryby Thomas Habinek

    Wiley 2008; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    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...

  • Writing Exile: The Discourse of Displacement in Greco-Roman Antiquity and Beyondby Jan Felix Gaertner

    BRILL 2006; US$ 144.00

    The volume explores how Greek and Latin authors perceive and present their own (real or metaphorical) exile and employ exile as a powerful trope to express estrangement, elicit readerly sympathy, and question political power structures. more...

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

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25

    Peter Mackridge explores the ideological, social, and linguistic causes and effects of the Greek language question in its many and passionate manifestations over two turbulent centuries. He shows the crucial way in which Greek linguistic identities have interacted in the creation of the modern nation since the War of Independence in 1821. more...

  • New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latinby Andrew L Sihler

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    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. more...

  • Dirty Greekby Cristos Samaras

    Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoricby Erik Gunderson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

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

  • Rhetoric in Classical Historiographyby A.J. Woodman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This radical study argues against the view that the historian's craft has remained largely unchanged since classical times. Includes detailed discussion of the work of Thucydides, Cicero, Sallust, Livy and Tacitus. more...

  • Variation and Morphosyntactic Change in Greekby Dr Panayiotis Pappas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 128.00

    This book deals with some of the major theoretical and descriptive concerns of the historical linguist. The author presents a variationist analysis of weak object pronoun placement in Greek during a transitional period of the language when these elements exhibited both clitic-like and affix-like behaviour. The statistical analysis of the data, providing... more...