Book section icon

Book section

The language of Greek literature

Abstract:
This contribution traces the development of the language of Ancient Greek literature from its prehistoric origins down to the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The dialects and registers of epic, elegy, and epigram, of choral and monodic lyric, of iambus, comedy, and tragedy, and of prose are described in separate sections; also treated are some of the major metrical patterns. © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1002/9781118886946.ch29

Authors


More by this author
Department:
Worcester College

Contributors

Role:
Editor
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Publisher's website
Pages:
443-460
Series:
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Host title:
A Companion to Greek Literature
Publication date:
2015-10-09
DOI:
Pubs id:
pubs:671754
URN:
uri:faa805bf-3328-4e9a-ae6f-44c0f5ba9307
UUID:
uuid:faa805bf-3328-4e9a-ae6f-44c0f5ba9307
Local pid:
pubs:671754
ISBN:
9781444339420

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP