By Egbert J. Bakker
A entire account of the language of old Greek civilization in one quantity, with contributions from prime overseas students masking the old, geographical, sociolinguistic, and literary views of the language. a suite of 36 unique essays via a group of foreign scholarsTreats the survival and transmission of historic GreekIncludes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
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However, Linear B cannot be accounted for in the slightly wider uses of writing that were typical of Linear A: no religious inscriptions, no dedications on precious objects, no inscribed graffiti, no traces of the script having been employed in areas where we know the Mycenaeans had a strong cultural or trade presence (Cyprus, Rhodes, the Cycladic islands).
P. Kazhdan, Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, New York 1991 OGIS W. Dittenberger, Orientis graeci inscriptiones selectae, 2 vols, Leipzig 1903–5 (repr. Hildesheim 1986) OJA Oxford Journal of Archaeology xxxii Abbreviations of Modern Sources OLP Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica OSAP Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy P Amh. B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt, The Amherst Papyri, Being an Account of the Greek Papyri in the Collection of the Right Hon. A. Batav E. Boswinkel and P. W. Pestman, Textes grecs, démotiques et bilingues, Leiden 1978 PCG R.
Imperfect indic. indicative inf. infinitive instr. instrumental intr. intransitive Ion. Ionic Iran. Iranian Isaur. Isauria KN Knossos tablets (Linear B) Lac. Laconian Lat. Latin Lesb. Gk Late Medieval Greek loc. locative Luw. Luwian Lyc. Lycia Lycaon. Lycaonia Lyd. Lydian/Lydia masc. masculine mid. middle Mid. Pers. Middle Persian mod. modern Mod. Gk Modern Greek Mod. Pers. Modern Persian xxxvii xxxviii Linguistic and Other Abbreviations Myc. Mycenaean Mys. Mysia neut. neuter nom. nominative NW.
A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) by Egbert J. Bakker