Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers, Second Edition

Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers, Second Edition

Author(s): Geoffrey Horrocks

Published Online: 2 AUG 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405134156

Online ISBN: 9781444318913

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318913

About this Book

Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers, Second Edition reveals the trajectory of the Greek language from the Mycenaean period of the second millennium BC to the current day.

• Offers a complete linguistic treatment of the history of the Greek language
• Updated second edition features increased coverage of the ancient evidence, as well as the roots and development of diglossia
• Includes maps that clearly illustrate the distribution of ancient dialects and the geographical spread of Greek in the early Middle Ages

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Ancient Greek: From Mycenae to the Roman Empire

  2. Part II: Byzantium: From Constantine I to Mehmet the Conqueror

  3. Part III: Modern Greek: From the Ottoman Empire to the European Union

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