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Classical philology

  • The Acquisition of the DP in Modern Greekby Theodoros Marinis

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 158.00

    This book offers new data on the acquisition of functional categories in early child speech. Based on longitudinal corpora of five children acquiring Modern Greek as their first language, it describes the development of single DPs consisting of definite and indefinite articles, complex DPs that require the use of multiple definite articles ? possessive... more...

  • Advances in Greek Generative Syntaxby Melita Stavrou; Arhonto Terzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 210.00

    This collection of original research focuses on various lesser studied aspects of Greek syntax. The articles combine a sound empirical coverage within current developments of generative theory and cover a wide spectrum of areas. The syntax of sentential structure is dealt with by two articles, one is an extensive analysis of the distribution of goal... more...

  • Ancient Rhetoric and Oratoryby Thomas Habinek

    Wiley 2008; US$ 119.95

    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 the... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Colloquial Greekby Niki Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    This second edition of Colloquial Greek has been completely revised and updated to make learning Greek easier and more enjoyable than ever before! Specially developed by an experienced teacher for self-study and class use, this course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Greek. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Greek... more...

  • Compounding in Modern Greekby Angela Ralli

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    One of the core challenges in linguistics is elucidating compounds - their formation as well as the reasons their structure varies between languages. This book on Modern Greek rises to the challenge with a meticulous treatment of its diverse, intricate compounds, a study as grounded in theory as it is rich in data. Enhancing our knowledge of compounding... more...

  • Cross-linguistic Variation in Sentence Processingby Despoina Papadopoulou

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Argues in favour of cross-linguistic variation in sentence processing by providing empirical data from ambiguity resolution in Greek as L1 and L2. This book shows that in highly inflected languages, like Greek, initial parsing decisions are determined by the interaction of morphological and lexical cues rather than by universal parsing principles. more...

  • Dialogosby David Ricks; Michael Trapp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    Dialogos" encompasses Greek language and literature, Greek history and archaeology, Greek culture and thought, present and past: a territory of distinctive richness and unsurpassed influence. It seeks to foster critical awareness and informed debate about the ideas, events and achievements that make up this territory, by redefining their qualities,... more...