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Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (3 vols.)
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Overview

Designed for use by anyone with an interest in ancient Greek language and linguistics, the Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics is a monumental accomplishment in language study. Classicists, linguists, historians, and laymen can use this encyclopedia alongside the Scriptures or the classics to dig deeper into the text. These 500 carefully curated entries are designed to clarify difficult concepts. Basic concepts such as gender, pronouns, and other aspects of speech are described in a way that brings apprentice readers up to speed. The use of modern, relevant research refreshes and hones the expertise of veteran language students or instructors. Produced by a trusted publisher with a reputation for excellence, this encyclopedia is a resource that exegetes and lovers of ancient wisdom will find to be perennially indispensable.

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Key Features

  • Explores historical and comparative linguistics and linguistic typology
  • Describes the transition from Proto-Greek to later forms
  • Focuses on grammatical concepts, phonetics, and other aspects of Greek

Product Details

Individual Titles

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Vol.1: A–F

  • Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 618

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines that contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek. It offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of ancient Greek, and comprises detailed descriptions of the language from Proto-Greek to Koine. It addresses linguistic aspects from several perspectives, including history, structure, individual singularities, biographical references, schools of thought, technical meta-language, sociolinguistic issues, dialects, didactics, translation practices, generic issues, and Greek in relation to other languages. It also addresses linguistic aspects on all levels of analysis, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, and stylistics. It includes all the necessary background information regarding the roots of Greek in Indo-European. Excursions may be made to later stages of the language, such as Byzantine or even later, but the focus will be predominantly ancient Greek.

With well over 500 entries on all aspects of ancient Greek, EAGLL is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool and the authoritative reference work for scholars, researchers, and students of ancient Greek, general linguistics, Indo-European languages, and biblical literature. Volume 1 covers articles on A–F.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Vol. 2: G–O

  • Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 576

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines that contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek. It offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of ancient Greek, and comprises detailed descriptions of the language from Proto-Greek to Koine. It addresses linguistic aspects from several perspectives, including history, structure, individual singularities, biographical references, schools of thought, technical meta-language, sociolinguistic issues, dialects, didactics, translation practices, generic issues, and Greek in relation to other languages. It also addresses linguistic aspects on all levels of analysis, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, and stylistics. It includes all the necessary background information regarding the roots of Greek in Indo-European. Excursions may be made to later stages of the language, such as Byzantine or even later, but the focus will be predominantly ancient Greek.

With well over 500 entries on all aspects of ancient Greek, EAGLL is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool and the authoritative reference work for scholars, researchers, and students of ancient Greek, general linguistics, Indo-European languages, and biblical literature. Volume 2 covers articles on G–O.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Vol. 3: P–Z and Index

  • Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis
  • Publisher: Brill
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 651

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines that contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek. It offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of ancient Greek, and comprises detailed descriptions of the language from Proto-Greek to Koine. It addresses linguistic aspects from several perspectives, including history, structure, individual singularities, biographical references, schools of thought, technical meta-language, sociolinguistic issues, dialects, didactics, translation practices, generic issues, and Greek in relation to other languages. It also addresses linguistic aspects on all levels of analysis, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, and stylistics. It includes all the necessary background information regarding the roots of Greek in Indo-European. Excursions may be made to later stages of the language, such as Byzantine or even later, but the focus will be predominantly ancient Greek.

With well over 500 entries on all aspects of ancient Greek, EAGLL is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool and the authoritative reference work for scholars, researchers, and students of ancient Greek, general linguistics, Indo-European languages, and biblical literature. Volume 3 covers articles on P–Z, and includes the index.

About the Editor

Georgios K. Giannakis is the author of several books including Studies in the Syntax and the Semantics of the Reduplicated Presents of Homeric Greek and Indo-European, The Indo-Europeans. Part I: Language and Culture, Historical Linguistics and Philology, and numerous articles in historical and comparative linguistics and culture. He prepared Greek editions of A.L. Sihler’s New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, M.L. West’s Indo-European Poetry and Myth, and edited a number of collective works including Ancient Macedonia: Language, History, Culture.