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A accomplished account of the language of old Greek civilization in one quantity, with contributions from top foreign students overlaying the historic, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary views of the language. a set of 36 unique essays through a staff of overseas scholarsTreats the survival and transmission of historic GreekIncludes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics

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Most of them consisted of angular signs formed mainly by rectangular and vertical lines. ” “Linear” was soon distinguished into two different systems, Linear Script of Class A and Linear Script of Class B, which shared a large common element, but whose distinguishing features were regular and systematically observable. Another deposit of clay documents bore a script vaguely resembling Egyptian hieroglyphs, and was thus termed “hieroglyphic” or “conventionalized pictographic” and dated, in the light of its stratigraphic position, to an earlier phase than the Linear classes (Evans 1909).

In order for us to be able to know the language and read its literature, Greek had to be transcoded to written signs in such a way that its sounds and syntax can be recognized; moreover, the objects on which the signs were written physically had to survive the centuries, even the millennia. During its long history the Greek language came to be written down a number of times in a script that was originally designed for another language. The first time was the adaptation, around the middle of the second millennium BCE, of a Cretan syllabary for the purposes of record-keeping in the Mycenaean palatial economy.

Phil. Revue de philologie RHM Römische historische Mitteilungen Rh. Mus. Rheinisches Museum für Philologie RHS Revue d’histoire des sciences RO P. J. Rhodes and R. G. Osborne, Greek Historical Inscriptions, 404–323 BC, Oxford 2003 SB Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten SCI Studia Classica Israelica S-D E. Schwyzer and A. Debrunner, Griechische Grammatik, vol. 2, Munich 1950 SEG Supplementum epigraphicum graecum, Leiden 1923– SGDI H. Collitz, F. , Sammlung der griechischen Dialektinschriften, Göttingen 1884–1915 SGLG Sammlung griechischer und lateinischer Grammatiker SMEA Studi micenei ed egeo-anatolici SNG Sylloge nummorum graecorum.

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