A Brief History of Ancient Greek

A Brief History of Ancient Greek

Stephen Colvin


A short heritage of historical Greek accessibly depicts the social heritage of this historic language from its Indo-European roots to the current day.

  • Explains key relationships among the language and literature of the Classical interval (500 - three hundred BC)
  • Provides a social heritage of the language which transliterates and interprets all Greek as applicable, and is for that reason obtainable to readers who recognize very little Greek 
  • Written within the framework of recent sociolinguistic thought, concerning the improvement of historical Greek to its social and political context
  • Reflects the newest pondering on matters comparable to Koiné Greek and the connection among literary and vernacular Greek

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