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Creating 'classical' Greek: from fourth-century practice to Atticist theory

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Although it is widely used, the notion of 'classical' Greek is not easily defined with precision, since sociolectal, dialectal, and chronological criteria interact in its specification. At first sight, one might hold the Atticist grammarians of the first centuries AD responsible for the 'classicisation' of the particular variety of Greek thus labelled. In reality, however, all the Atticists did was codify a development that had begun much earlier, during the initial decades of the fourth cent...

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Worcester College
Publisher:
Loescher Editore Publisher's website
Journal:
Rivista di Filologia e di Istruzione Classica Journal website
Volume:
142
Issue:
1
Pages:
44-74
Publication date:
2014-01-08
Acceptance date:
2013-11-27
Pubs id:
pubs:671755
URN:
uri:af41220e-3429-4e1d-beb7-ee1a3477d30c
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uuid:af41220e-3429-4e1d-beb7-ee1a3477d30c
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