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Greek or Minoan? Names and Naming Habits in the Aegean Bronze Age

Torsten Meißner

in Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The decipherment of Linear B in 1952 has added a completely new historical dimension to the study of Greek personal names. Due to the administrative nature of the texts, the Linear B documents ... More


Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics

Robert Parker (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266540
eISBN:
9780191884245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266540.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Changing Names investigates, in relation to the ancient Greek world, the ways in which preferences in personal name-giving change: through shifts in population, cultural contact and imperialism, the ... More


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