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Medieval and modern Greek language

  • 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...

  • Medieval and Modern Greekby Robert Browning

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This book traces its history from the immediately post-classical or Hellenistic period to the present day. The aim is both to analyse the changing structure of... more...

  • Synagogeby Ian C. Cunningham

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 249.32

    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...

  • Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Languageby David Holton; Peter Mackridge; Irene Philippaki-Warburton; Vassilios Spyropoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language has become firmly established as the leading reference guide to modern Greek grammar. With its detailed treatment of all grammatical structures, its analysis of the complexities of the language and its particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty, it is the first truly comprehensive... more...

  • Themes in Greek Linguisticsby Brian D. Joseph; Geoffrey C. Horrocks; Irene Philippaki-Warburton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    This volume brings together 11 original papers on a variety of themes in Greek linguistics, covering phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, both synchronically and diachronically.Collectively, these papers report on recent advances in the study of Greek grammar within the framework of generative grammar, and provide insights into such diverse... more...

  • The Routledge Modern Greek Readerby Maria Kaliambou

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    The Routledge Modern Greek Reader has been specially designed for post-beginners to advanced learners of Greek. Written by an experienced instructor, this innovative reader offers both students and teachers of Modern Greek the pedagogical tools to utilise richly textured folktale material in a language class. Students can develop their linguistic... 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...

  • Middle Voice in Modern Greekby Linda Joyce Manney

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the inflectional middle category in Modern Greek. Against the theoretical backdrop of cognitive linguistics, it is argued that a wide range of seemingly disparate middle structures in Modern Greek comprise a complex semantic network, and that this network is organized around two prototypical middle event types,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...