Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online

Trial access : Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online

Detail of the Berlin papyrus 9875 showing the 5th column of Timotheus' Persae, with a coronis symbol to mark the end.

Trial access is provided until 11 February 2014 to the Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL), a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature. The EAGLL offers a systematic and comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the history and study of Ancient Greek, comprising detailed descriptions of the language from Proto-Greek to koine.  It addresses linguistic aspects from several perspectives including history, structure, individual singularities, biographical references, dialectics, translation practices, generic issues, Greek in relation to other languages, etc., and on all levels of analysis including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicon, semantics, stylistics, etc. It also includes all the necessary background information regarding the roots of Greek in Indo-European.  Material on later stages of the language, e.g. Byzantine, are included when appropriate however the focus is predominantly on Ancient Greek.

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