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Languages and language use in classical Greek historiography and the Alexander tradition

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This thesis examines six ancient historians and one biographer who wrote about Greek contact with the Persian Empire. It explores how these writers explicitly discuss the Greek language in its varying dialects (Chapter One), minor bilingual figures like interpreters and envoys (Chapter Two), and major bilingual individuals who adopted foreign tongues in their own interest (Chapter Three). Previous work in this area has largely been historical in focus, seeking the ‘reality’ behind the text...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford

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