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Christina Michelle Skelton

or dialects under study. The present paper demonstrates this point using a data set where borrowing would be expected to be a problem: the dialects of ancient Greek. It first presents a phylogenetic analysis of the Greek dialects, highlighting problems in the phylogenetic tree which may be due

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Characterization in Ancient Greek Literature

Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative, vol. 4

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Edited by Koen De,Temmerman and Evert van Emde Boas

Characterization in Ancient Greek Literature is the fourth volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative. The book deals with the narratological concepts of character and characterization and explores the textual devices used for purposes of characterization by ancient Greek authors spanning a large historical period (from Homer to Heliodorus) and a variety of literary genres (epic, elegy, historiography, choral lyric, drama, oratory, philosophy, biography, and novel). The book’s aim is not only to describe these devices, but also to investigate their effects and the implications of their use for our interpretation of the texts.
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Edited by Jonathan Ready and Christos Tsagalis

The Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic is the sole annual publication devoted exclusively to the study of Ancient Greek epic. The Yearbook provides a platform for cutting-edge, synthetic research on Ancient Greek epic from the Archaic Period to Late Antiquity (fifth century CE). Comprising articles selected through a process of double-blind peer review, each volume of the Yearbook will address one particular topic.
The Yearbook is online available as an electronic journal. For more information please view www.brill.com/yago.
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Edited by Jonathan Ready and Christos Tsagalis

Volume 2 of the Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic presents seven articles. Contributors explore the poetry of Homer, Hesiod, and Empedocles, investigate the nature of formulaic language, reveal Greek tragedy’s connections with epic, and study the characters of Ganymede and Hekamede. This diverse collection will be of interest to all students and scholars of ancient Greek epic.

Contributors are: Joel P. Christensen, Xavier Gheerbrant, Ahuvia Kahane, Lynn Kozak, Bruce Louden, Sheila Murnaghan, Polyxeni Strolonga.
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A. Vatri and B. McGillivray

1 Introduction The Diorisis Ancient Greek Corpus was created in the context of the project “Computational models of meaning change in natural language texts” ( SF 042) funded by The Alan Turing Institute. The project aimed at developing Bayesian learning models of semantic change in Ancient

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Space in Ancient Greek Literature

Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative, Volume Three

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Edited by I.J.F. de Jong

This is the third volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek narrative. It deals with the narratological category of space: how is space, including objects which function as 'props', presented in Greek narrative texts and what are its functions (thematic, symbolic, psychologising, or characterising)?How are longer descriptions organised and integrated into the story? Long deemed a mere ancilla narrationis, especially in narratives which precede the age of the realist novel, space turns out to play an important and multifaceted role in Greek literature.
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Edited by Jonathan Ready and Christos Tsagalis

The Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic ( YAGE) publishes articles on all aspects of the epic tradition from Homer to Nonnus. This inaugural volume comprises eight articles. Seven are on Homeric poetry, six of which adopt a variety of approaches, from the metrical to the narratological to the oralist, in addressing the theme of “the epic middle.” One is on the fragments of the poet Manetho Astrologus.
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Corien Bary

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2012 DOI: 10.1163/156658412X649968 Journal of Greek Linguistics 12 (2012) 29–50 brill.nl/jgl Tense in Ancient Greek Reports * Corien Bary Radboud University Nijmegen c.bary@phil.ru.nl Abstract This paper shows that tenses in Ancient Greek reports have both an

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Edited by S.J. Bakker and G.C. Wakker

Central in this volume of the 6th International Colloquium on Ancient Greek Linguistics is the question how cohesion is created in Ancient Greek texts. The contributions to the volume either discuss the various cohesive devices that occur in a specific text or focus on the use and function of a particular cohesion device in a larger corpus. Apart from the use of pronomina and particles, less standard cohesive devices, like the use of tense and the grammatical form of complements, are taken into consideration. The result is a volume that gives a good impression of recent research in the field of Greek linguistics, not only of interest for classical scholars, but also for general linguists interested in discourse coherence cnd cohesion.

Contributors include: Rutger J. Allan, Stéphanie J. Bakker, Louis Basset, Anna Bonifazi, Annemieke Drummen, Marietje (A.M.) van Erp Taalman Kip, Coulter H. George, Luuk Huitink, Sander Orriens, Annemieke van der Plaat, Antonio Revuelta, Albert Rijksbaron and Gerry C. Wakker.
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Edited by G.R. Tsetskhladze

This volume deals with the concept of 'West' and 'East', as held by the ancient Greeks. Cultural exchange in Archaic and Classical Greece through the establishment of Hellenic colonies around the ancient world was an important development, and always a two-way process. To achieve a proper understanding of it requires study from every angle. All 24 papers in this volume combine different types of evidence, discussing them from every perspective: they are examined not only from the point of view of the Greeks but from that of the locals. The book gives new data, as well as re-examining existing evidence and reinterpreting old theories. The book is richly illustrated.