The Language Of The Papyri - Evans T. V.; Obbink D. D. | Libro Oxford University Press 12/2009 -

home libri books ebook dvd e film top ten sconti 0 Carrello

Torna Indietro

evans t. v.; obbink d. d. - the language of the papyri

The Language of the Papyri


Disponibilità: Normalmente disponibile in 15 giorni
A causa di problematiche nell'approvvigionamento legate alla Brexit sono possibili ritardi nelle consegne.

174,98 €
166,23 €

Questo prodotto usufruisce delle SPEDIZIONI GRATIS
selezionando l'opzione Corriere Veloce in fase di ordine.

Pagabile anche con 18App Bonus Cultura e Carta del Docente

Facebook Twitter Aggiungi commento

Spese Gratis


Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 12/2009


The modern rediscovery of the Greek and Latin papyri from Egypt has transformed our knowledge of the ancient world. We cannot, however, make the same claim in the specific area of language study. Although important studies of the language of the papyri have appeared sporadically over the past century, we are still dealing today with a linguistic resource of extraordinary richness which has hardly begun to be explored. Every scrap of papyrus and every ostracon (potsherd) or tablet unearthed has the potential to change some aspect of the way we think about the Greek and Latin languages. This book demonstrate that potential, by gathering together essays from seventeen scholars who present a variety of perspectives and methodological approaches. The Language of the Papyri charts current directions of international research, and will also provide a stimulus for future work.


1 - Introduction
2 - Auxiliary thelo
3 - Linguistic Diversity in the Archive of the Engineers Kleon and Theodoros
4 - Identifying the Language of the Individual in the Zenon Archive
5 - Authorial Revision of Linguistic Style in Greek Papyrus Letters and Petitions (AD I-IV)
6 - Imperatives and Other Directives in the Greek Letters from Mons Claudianus
7 - Do Mothers Matter? The Emergence of Matronymics in Early Roman Egypt
8 - Variations in Complementation to Impersonal verba declarandi in Greek Papyri from the Roman and Byzantine Periods
9 - Romanes eunt domus! Linguistic Aspects of the Sub-Literary Latin in Pompeiian Wall Inscriptions
10 - Linguistic Varieties and Language Level in Latin Non-Literary Letters
11 - Language Change and Personal Names in Early Ptolemaic Egypt
12 - Bilingualism in Roman Egypt: Exploring the Archive of Phatres of Narmuthis
13 - Latin Influence and Greek Request Formulae
14 - Greek Papyri and the Coining of Greek-Latin Hybrid Compounds
15 - Vina fictitia from Latin into Greek: The Evidence of the Papyri
16 - Lexical Translations in the Papyri: Koine Greek, Greek Dialects, and Foreign Languages
17 - Building and Examining Linguistic Phenomena in a Corpus of Representative Papyri


T. V. Evans is Lecturer in the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney. D. D. Obbink is Tutor in Greek Literature, Christ Church, and University Lecturer in Papyrology and Greek Literature, Oxford.

i libri che interessano a chi ha i tuoi gusti

Altre Informazioni



Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 223 x 22.8 x 146 mm Ø 647 gr
Formato: Copertina rigida
Illustration Notes:20 halftones
Pagine Arabe: 384

Utilizziamo i cookie di profilazione, anche di terze parti, per migliorare la navigazione, per fornire servizi e proporti pubblicità in linea con le tue preferenze. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie clicca qui. Chiudendo questo banner o proseguendo nella navigazione acconsenti all’uso dei cookie.