The Resource Greek : a history of the language and its speakers, Geoffrey Horrocks

Greek : a history of the language and its speakers, Geoffrey Horrocks

Label
Greek : a history of the language and its speakers
Title
Greek
Title remainder
a history of the language and its speakers
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Horrocks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • gre
  • eng
Summary
"Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers traces the trajectory of the Greek language from the Mycenaean period of the second millennium BC to the present day. Widely, celebrated on its original release, this greatly expanded Second Edition explores the evolution of the Greek language in its regional and social heterogeneity and in both its spoken and written forms."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
480.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Contains ancient to modern Greek passages with English translations
LC call number
PA227
LC item number
.H76 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Greek : a history of the language and its speakers, Geoffrey Horrocks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-492) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Introduction: The Scope and Purpose of this Book -- Ancient Greek: From Mycenae to the Roman Empire. The Ancient Greek Dialects -- Classical Greek: Official and Literary 1Standards2 -- The Rise of Attic -- Greek in the Hellenistic World -- Greek in the Roman Empire -- Spoken Koine in the Roman Period -- Byzantium: From Constantine I to Mehmet the Conqueror. Historical Prelude -- Greek in the Byzantine Empire: The Major Issues -- Byzantine Belles Lettres -- The Written Koine in Byzantium -- Spoken Greek in the Byzantine Empire: The Principal Developments -- Texts in the 1Vernacular2 -- Modern Greek: From the Ottoman Empire to the European Union. Ottoman Rule and the War of Independence -- Spoken Greek in the Ottoman Period -- Written Greek in the Turkish Period -- The History of the Modern Greek State -- The 1Language Question2 and its Resolution -- Bibliography -- Index
  • pt. 1. Ancient Greek : from Mycenae to the Roman empire. The ancient Greek dialects -- Classical Greek : official and literary 'standards' -- The reise of Attic -- Greek in the Hellenistic period -- Greek in the Roman empire -- Spoken koine in the Roman world -- pt. 2. Byzantium : from Constantine to Mehmet the Conqueror. Historuical prelude -- Greek in the Byzantine empire : the major issues -- Byzantine belles lettres -- The written koine in Byzantium -- Spoken Greek in the Byzantine empire : the principal developments -- Texts in the "vernacular" -- pt. 3. Modern Greek : from the Ottoman empire to the European Union. Ottoman rule and the War of Independence -- Spoken Greek in the Ottoman period -- Written Greek in the Turkish period -- The History of the modern Greek state -- The 'language question' and its resolution
Control code
ocn676972544
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 505 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444318920
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1002/9781444318913
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10.1002/9781444318913
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33729888
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676972544
  • wiley1444318918

Library Locations

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