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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Greek. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language in short, readable sections. Explanations are clear and supported by examples throughout. The Grammar is ideal for learners of all levels... more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 160.00
This volume, through a detailed examination of the themes, morphology, and diction of the archaic Greek trimeters, makes a strong case that this genre is complex and dynamic and that its evolution may be explained in the context of the larger literary developments of the period. more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 307.00
The "Synagoge" (Gk: collection of useful word explanations) is one of the most important lexicographical sources from early Byzantine times. The anonymous author quotes extracts from the works of ancient authors which have not been preserved elsewhere and gives details of customs and myths from the epoch. At the same time, he presents... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
Translation presents a multi-layered process which transforms both the language and culture of the translator and the perception of the language and culture of what is translated. The discussion about the extent to which the individual form and culturally alien content of literary texts allows them to be translated took on a new quality in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 41.95
This book concerns the way we read--or rather, imagine we are listening to--ancient Greek and Latin poetry. Through clear and penetrating analysis Mark Edwards shows how an understanding of the effects of word order and meter is vital for appreciating the meaning of classical poetry, composed for listening audiences. The first of four chapters... more...