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Medieval and modern Greek

Author: Robert Browning
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., reprintedView all editions and formats
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To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Browning
ISBN: 0521299780 9780521299787
OCLC Number: 468442800
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 138-148. Index.
Description: VIII-158 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Introductory; 2. Greek in the Hellenistic world and the Roman empire; 3. The Greek language in the early middle ages (6th century-1100); 4. The Greek Language in the later middle ages (1100-1453); 5. Greek in the Turkish period; 6. The development of the national language; 7. The dialects of modern Greek; Bibliography; Index of Greek words mentioned in the text.
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