A Brief History of Ancient Greek

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A Brief History of Ancient Greek accessibly depicts thesocial history of this ancient language from its Indo-Europeanroots to the present day.

  • Explains key relationships between the language and literatureof the Classical period (500 - 300 BC)
  • Provides a social history of the language which transliteratesand translates all Greek as appropriate, and is thereforeaccessible to readers who know little or no Greek 
  • Written in the framework of modern sociolinguistic theory,relating the development of Ancient Greek to its social andpolitical context
  • Reflects the latest thinking on subjects such as KoinéGreek and the relationship between literary and vernacularGreek

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Attested since the fourteenth century BC, and still spoken todayby over 10 million people, Greek has been one of the mostinfluential languages in human history. English, Spanish, French,Russian and Arabic are among the many languages to have borrowedkey terms and concepts from Greek.

A Brief History of Ancient Greek takes the reader throughthe history of this ancient language from its Indo-Europeanbeginnings right up to the present day, and explains keyrelationships between the language and literature of the Classicalperiod (500 - 300 BC). The development of the language is alsorelated to the social and political context, in line with modernsociolinguistic thought. The book reflects the latest scholarshipon subjects such as Koiné Greek, and the relationship betweenliterary and vernacular Greek.

All Greek is transliterated and translated where appropriate, sothat the text is accessible to readers who know little or no Greek,including scholars and students who require an accessible overviewof the history of the language, or linguists and professionals whoneed a quick source of data and background information.

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Stephen Colvin is Reader in Classics and Historical Linguistics at University College London. Previously, he was Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at Yale. He is the author of Dialect in Aristophanes (1999), A Historical Greek Reader (2007), and editor of The Greco-Roman East: Politics, Culture, Society (2004).

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