A comprehensive account of the language of Ancient Greek civilization in a single volume, with contributions from leading international scholars covering the historical, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary perspectives of the language. A collection of 36 original essays by a team of international scholars Treats the survival and transmission of Ancient Greek Includes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmaticsUnlike a scroll, a codex could be opened at any earmarked page and could easily hold the complete text of the four Gospels ... witnessing the culmination of social and political changes that had begun to make themselves felt centuries earlier.
|Title||:||A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language|
|Author||:||Egbert J. Bakker|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-01-28|