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The Blackwell History of the Latin Language
James Clackson, Geoffrey Horrocks
This text makes use of contemporary work in linguistics to provide up-to-date commentary on the development of Latin, from its prehistoric origins in the Indo-European language family, through the earliest texts, to the creation of the Classical L...
This book provides a critical review of the development of generative grammar, both transformational and non-transformational, from the early 1960s to the present, and presents contemporary results in the context of an overall evaluation of recent...
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"Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty; general readers." (Choice, 1 February 2011) " one of Horrocks' greatest achievements is the skill with which he demonstrates the special value of the history of Greek, thinking about the Greek language in terms of breadth and depth that are unusual among linguists working on Greek." (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 9 May 2011)
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Geoffrey Horrocks is Professor of Comparative Philology at the University of Cambridge, UK, and Fellow of St. John's College. His previous books include Space and Time in Homer (1981), Generative Grammar (1987), Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers (1997), and The Blackwell History of the Latin Languge (with J. Clackson, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007).
Preface to the First Edition xii Preface to the Second Edition xv IPA Chart xvii The Greek Alphabet xviii Introduction: The Scope and Purpose of This Book 1 PART I Ancient Greek: From Mycenae to the Roman Empire 7 1 The Ancient Greek Dialects 9 2 Classical Greek: Official and Literary Standards 43 3 The Rise of Attic 67 4 Greek in the Hellenistic World 79 5 Greek in the Roman Empire 124 6 Spoken Koine in the Roman Period 160 PART II Byzantium: From Constantine I to Mehmet the Conqueror 189 7 Historical Prelude 191 8 Greek in the Byzantine Empire: The Major Issues 207 9 Byzantine Belles Lettres 231 10 The Written Koine in Byzantium 244 11 Spoken Greek in the Byzantine Empire: The Principal Developments 273 12 Texts in the Vernacular 325 PART III Modern Greek: From the Ottoman Empire to the European Union 371 13 Ottoman Rule and the War of Independence 373 14 Spoken Greek in the Ottoman Period 379 15 Written Greek in the Turkish Period 413 16 The History of the Modern Greek State 428 17 The Language Question and its Resolution 438 Bibliography 471 Index 493