A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language

A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language

In addition, a set of chapters is devoted to discussions of typology, including aspects such as phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. This wide-ranging collection will be valued by classicists and linguists alike.

Author: Egbert J. Bakker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118782910

Category: Foreign Language Study

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A comprehensive account of the language of Ancient Greek civilization in a single volume, with contributions from leading international scholars covering the historical, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary perspectives of the language. A collection of 36 original essays by a team of international scholars Treats the survival and transmission of Ancient Greek Includes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
Categories: Foreign Language Study

A Companion to Greek Literature

A Companion to Greek Literature

Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars of Greek literature Offers comprehensive coverage of the many genres and literary forms produced by the ancient Greeks—including epic and lyric poetry, ...

Author: Martin Hose

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119088615

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 574

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A Companion to Greek Literature presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire. Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars of Greek literature Offers comprehensive coverage of the many genres and literary forms produced by the ancient Greeks—including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the novel, and technical literature Includes readings that address the production and transmission of ancient Greek texts, historic reception, individual authors, and much more Explores the subject of ancient Greek literature in innovative ways
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Companion to the Classical Greek World

A Companion to the Classical Greek World

COMPANIONS. TO. THE. ANCIENT. WORLD. This series provides sophisticated and authoritative overviews of periods of ancient history, genres of classical literature, and the most important themes in ancient culture.

Author: Konrad H. Kinzl

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444334128

Category: History

Page: 642

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This Companion provides scholarly yet accessible new interpretations of Greek history of the Classical period, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. Topics covered range from the political and institutional structures of Greek society, to literature, art, economics, society, warfare, geography and the environment Discusses the problems of interpreting the various sources for the period Guides the reader towards a broadly-based understanding of the history of the Classical Age
Categories: History

A Companion to Science Technology and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome 2 Volume Set

A Companion to Science  Technology  and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome  2 Volume Set

ANCIENT. WORLD. A COMPANION TO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDICINE IN ANCIENT GREECE. A Companion to Persius and ... A Companion to Hellenistic Literature James J. Clauss and Martine Cuypers A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language ...

Author: Georgia L. Irby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119100706

Category: History

Page: 1094

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A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome brings a fresh perspective to the study of these disciplines in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives. Brings a fresh perspective to the study of science, technology, and medicine in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives Begins coverage in 600 BCE and includes sections on the later Roman Empire and beyond, featuring discussion of the transmission and reception of these ideas into the Renaissance Investigates key disciplines, concepts, and movements in ancient science, technology, and medicine within the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society Organizes its content in two halves: the first focuses on mathematical and natural sciences; the second focuses on cultural applications and interdisciplinary themes 2 Volumes
Categories: History

A Companion to the Ancient Novel

A Companion to the Ancient Novel

A Companion to Greek Rhetoric Edited by Ian Worthington A Companion to Ancient Epic Edited by John Miles Foley A ... Edited by Ryan K. Balot A Companion to Ovid Edited by Peter E. Knox A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language Edited by ...

Author: Edmund P. Cueva

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444336023

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 626

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This companion addresses a topic of continuing contemporary relevance, both cultural and literary. Offers both a wide-ranging exploration of the classical novel of antiquity and a wealth of close literary analysis Brings together the most up-to-date international scholarship on the ancient novel, including fresh new academic voices Includes focused chapters on individual classical authors, such as Petronius, Xenophon and Apuleius, as well as a wide-ranging thematic analysis Addresses perplexing questions concerning authorial expression and readership of the ancient novel form Provides an accomplished introduction to a genre with a rising profile
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages

A Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages

A Companion to Latin Literature Edited by Stephen Harrison A Companion to Greek Art A Companion to the Ancient Near East Tyler Jo Smith and Dimitris Plantzos Edited by Daniel C. Snell A Companion to Persius and Juvenal A Companion to ...

Author: Rebecca Hasselbach-Andee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119193890

Category: History

Page: 560

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Covers the major languages, language families, and writing systems attested in the Ancient Near East Filled with enlightening chapters by noted experts in the field, this book introduces Ancient Near Eastern (ANE) languages and language families used during the time period of roughly 3200 BCE to the second century CE in the areas of Egypt, the Levant, eastern Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Iran. In addition to providing grammatical sketches of the respective languages, the book focuses on socio-linguistic questions such as language contact, diglossia, the development of literary standard languages, and the development of diplomatic languages or “linguae francae.” It also addresses the interaction of Ancient Near Eastern languages with each other and their roles within the political and cultural systems of ANE societies. Presented in five parts, The Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages provides readers with in-depth chapter coverage of the writing systems of ANE, starting with their decipherment. It looks at the emergence of cuneiform writing; the development of Egyptian writing in the fourth and early third millennium BCI; and the emergence of alphabetic scripts. The book also covers many of the individual languages themselves, including Sumerian, Egyptian, Akkadian, Hittite, Pre- and Post-Exilic Hebrew, Phoenician, Ancient South Arabian, and more. Provides an overview of all major language families and writing systems used in the Ancient Near East during the time period from the beginning of writing (approximately 3200 BCE) to the second century CE (end of cuneiform writing) Addresses how the individual languages interacted with each other and how they functioned in the societies that used them Written by leading experts on the languages and topics The Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages is an ideal book for undergraduate students and scholars interested in Ancient Near Eastern cultures and languages or certain aspects of these languages.
Categories: History

A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music

A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music

... Barbara Burrell A Companion to the City of Rome Edited by Amanda Claridge and Claire Holleran A Companion to Greeks ... by Ryan K. Balot A Companion to Ovid Edited by Peter E. Knox A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language Edited by ...

Author: Tosca A. C. Lynch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119275503

Category: History

Page: 565

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A COMPANION TO ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN MUSIC A comprehensive guide to music in Classical Antiquity and beyond Drawing on the latest research on the topic, A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music provides a detailed overview of the most important issues raised by the study of ancient Greek and Roman music. An international panel of contributors, including leading experts as well as emerging voices in the field, examine the ancient 'Art of the Muses' from a wide range of methodological, theoretical, and practical perspectives. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book explores the pervasive presence of the performing arts in ancient Greek and Roman culture—ranging from musical mythology to music theory and education, as well as archaeology and the practicalities of performances in private and public contexts. But this Companion also explores the broader roles played by music in the Graeco-Roman world, examining philosophical, psychological, medical and political uses of music in antiquity, and aspects of its cultural heritage in Mediaeval and Modern times. This book debunks common myths about Greek and Roman music, casting light on yet unanswered questions thanks to newly discovered evidence. Each chapter includes a discussion of the tools or methodologies that are most appropriate to address different topics, as well as detailed case studies illustrating their effectiveness. This book Offers new research insights that will contribute to the future developments of the field, outlining new interdisciplinary approaches to investigate the importance of performing arts in the ancient world and its reception in modern culture Traces the history and development of ancient Greek and Roman music, including their Near Eastern roots, following a thematic approach Showcases contributions from a wide range of disciplines and international scholarly traditions Examines the political, social and cultural implications of music in antiquity, including ethnicity, regional identity, gender and ideology Presents original diagrams and transcriptions of ancient scales, rhythms, and extant scores that facilitate access to these vital aspects of ancient music for scholars as well as practicing musicians Written for a broad range of readers including classicists, musicologists, art historians, and philosophers, A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music provides a rich, informative and thought-provoking picture of ancient music in Classical Antiquity and beyond.
Categories: History

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

ANCIENT HISTORY A Companion to the Roman Army Edited by Paul Erdkamp A Companion to the Roman Republic Edited by ... Knox A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language Edited by Egbert Bakker A Companion to Hellenistic Literature Edited by ...

Author: Daniel C. Snell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119362463

Category: History

Page: 528

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The new edition of the popular survey of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the era of Alexander the Great A Companion to the Ancient Near East explores the history of the region from 4400 BCE to the Macedonian conquest of the Persian Empire in 330 BCE. Original and revised essays from a team of distinguished scholars from across disciplines address subjects including the politics, economics, architecture, and heritage of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. Part of the Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World series, this acclaimed single-volume reference combines lively writing with engaging and relatable topics to immerse readers in this fascinating period of Near East history. The new second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include new developments in relevant fields, particularly archaeology, and expand on themes of interest to contemporary students. Clear, accessible chapters offer fresh discussions on the history of the family and gender roles, the literature, languages, and religions of the region, pastoralism, medicine and philosophy, and borders, states, and warfare. New essays highlight recent discoveries in cuneiform texts, investigate how modern Egyptians came to understand their ancient history, and examine the place of archaeology among the historical disciplines. This volume: Provides substantial new and revised content covering topics such as social conflict, kingship, cosmology, work, trade, and law Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Egyptians, Israelites, and Persians, emphasizing social and cultural history Examines the legacy of the Ancient Near East in the medieval and modern worlds Offers a uniquely broad geographical, chronological, and topical range Includes a comprehensive bibliographical guide to Ancient Near East studies as well as new and updated references and reading suggestions Suitable for use as both a primary reference or as a supplement to a chronologically arranged textbook, A Companion to the Ancient Near East, 2nd Edition is a valuable resource for advanced undergraduates, beginning graduate students, instructors in the field, and scholars from other disciplines.
Categories: History

A Companion to the Classical Tradition

A Companion to the Classical Tradition

COMPANIONS. TO. THE. ANCIENT. WORLD. This series provides sophisticated and authoritative overviews of periods of ... Knox A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language Edited by Egbert Bakker A Companion to Hellenistic Literature Edited by ...

Author: Craig W. Kallendorf

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444334166

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 513

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A Companion to the Classical Tradition accommodates the pressing need for an up-to-date introduction and overview of the growing field of reception studies. A comprehensive introduction and overview of the classical tradition - the interpretation of classical texts in later centuries Comprises 26 newly commissioned essays from an international team of experts Divided into three sections: a chronological survey, a geographical survey, and a section illustrating the connections between the classical tradition and contemporary theory
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Companion to Ancient Greek Government

A Companion to Ancient Greek Government

Knox A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language Edited by EgbertBakker A Companion to Hellenistic Literature Edited by Martine Cuypers and James J. Clauss A Companion to Vergil's Aeneid and its Tradition Edited by Joseph Farrell and ...

Author: Hans Beck

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118303177

Category: History

Page: 612

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This comprehensive volume details the variety of constitutions and types of governing bodies in the ancient Greek world. A collection of original scholarship on ancient Greek governing structures and institutions Explores the multiple manifestations of state action throughout the Greek world Discusses the evolution of government from the Archaic Age to the Hellenistic period, ancient typologies of government, its various branches, principles and procedures and realms of governance Creates a unique synthesis on the spatial and memorial connotations of government by combining the latest institutional research with more recent trends in cultural scholarship
Categories: History