To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This book traces its history from the immediately post-classical or Hellenistic period to the present day. The aim is both to analyse the changing structure of a language stabilised by a peculiarly long and continuous literary tradition, and to show how changing historical circumstances are reflected in its development. In particular ...

Medieval and Modern Greek 1983, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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Medieval and Modern Greek 1983, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

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Medieval and modern Greek. 1969, Hutchinson, London

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