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  • Ancient Greek Accentuationby Philomen Probert

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 244.99 US$ 210.69

    The accent of many Greek words has long been considered arbitrary, but amid this inconsistency Philomen Probert discovers some striking features that give clues to the prehistory of the accent system. As well as giving a better understanding of the history of Greek accentuation, this study yields insights into aspects of Indo-European accentuation... more...

  • Orality, Literacy, Memory in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worldby Anne Mackay

    BRILL 2008; US$ 154.00

    This seventh volume on Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece and Rome presents a series of essays that explore the workings of memory in ancient texts and artworks marking the shift over centuries from an oral to a literate culture. more...

  • Constituent Syntax: Quantification, Numerals, Possession, Anaphoraby Philip Baldi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 252.00

    New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Constituent Syntax (Quantification, Numerals, Possession, Anaphora) is the third of four volumes dealing with the long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century BCE up to the 6th century CE. Essentially an extension of Volume 2, Volume 3 concentrates on additional subsentential... more...

  • Annus Horribilisby Mark Walker

    The History Press 2010; US$ 13.11

    These are just a few of the topics covered in this book. As Mark Walker makes clear, present-day English is still steeped in its Roman and Latin origins. As a result English still has many thousands of Latin words in everyday use. more...

  • The History of Linguistics in the Classical Periodby Daniel J. Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 180.00

    The study of Greek and Roman language science has figured prominently in the remarkable renascence of interest in the history of linguistics of the last twenty years. We know more now than we did several decades ago about what the Greeks and Romans were thinking, writing, and doing in matters grammatical, and the scholars who contribute to this volume... more...

  • Sanctius' Theory of Languageby Manuel Breva-Claramonte

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents the main tenets of Sanctius? linguistic theory and explores the questions raised by Robin Lakoff in her 1969 review of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (Port Royal) . Part I surveys earlier developments in the study of language, in particular the Graeco-Roman and Medieval traditions, the Renaissance period, and Judaeo-Arabic... more...

  • A New History of Classical Rhetoricby George A. Kennedy

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 52.00 US$ 41.60

    George Kennedy's three volumes on classical rhetoric have long been regarded as authoritative treatments of the subject. This new volume, an extensive revision and abridgment of The Art of Persuasion in Greece , The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, and Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors, provides a comprehensive history of classical rhetoric,... more...

  • A Natural History of Latinby Tore Janson

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    Tore Janson tells the history of Latin from origins to present. He offers persuasive arguments for its value and gives direct access to its fascinating worlds, past and present. He describes how Latin spread through the classical world, its renewed importance in the Middle Ages, and its survival into modern times. He shows how spoken and written Latin... more...

  • The Emergence of Reflexivity in Greek Language and Thoughtby Edward T. Jeremiah

    BRILL 2012; US$ 151.00

    Tying together linguistics, philology and philosophy, this monograph explores the morphological and semantic development of the heavily marked reflexive system in Ancient Greek and argues that these changes are connected to a reconceptualisation of the human subject as characteristically reflexive. more...

  • Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Traditionby Siân Echard

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A unique perspective on the Arthurian tradition with particular focus on Geoffrey of Monmouth. more...