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Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical Thought

Philomen Probert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841609
eISBN:
9780191877094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841609.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent offers a fresh perspective on a long-standing debate about the value of Latin grammarians writing about the Latin accent: should the information they give us be ... More


Final comments

P. H. Matthews

in What Graeco-Roman Grammar Was About

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198830115
eISBN:
9780191868467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830115.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This concluding chapter assesses the achievement of the Graeco-Roman grammarians, which can only be evaluated in its context. The context is in part that of their own profession, and the role it had, ... More


Ancient Greek Theory of Prosody: Some Relevant Characteristics

Philomen Probert

in Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198841609
eISBN:
9780191877094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841609.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 takes a look at Greek grammatical theory on prosody, and especially the area that was of most interest to the Latin grammarians: how a word’s accent can be affected by its context in ... More


Inflectional categories

P. H. Matthews

in What Graeco-Roman Grammar Was About

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198830115
eISBN:
9780191868467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830115.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores inflectional categories. The criteria by which inflectional categories can be established were more complex. They are not of form alone, as was, for example, the distinction ... More


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