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  • Ancient Greek Accentuationby Philomen Probert

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 244.99

    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$ 190.20

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... 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$ 55.00 US$ 50.05

    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

    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$ 46.00

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

  • Der jesuitische Heroidenbriefby Jost Eickmeyer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 242.05

    Between 1514 and 1663 the genre known as Heroides, coined by Ovid, was maintained almost entirely by modern Latin poets. This book considers the period, which has up to now remained almost unheeded in the history of the genre. It looks at the collections of epistles by relevant authors (Eobanus Hessus, Andreas Alenus, Jacob Bidermann,... more...