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The early stages of the controversy, 1766–1804

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter begins with a brief account of variation in language use in Greek in the late 18th century. Then the chief participants in the language controversy during this period are introduced, and ... More


Alternative proposals to Korais' project, 1804–1830

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Korais' proposals met with opposition from three camps, two of which waged long campaigns of vilification against his ideas. This chapter analyses the counterproposals of each of these three groups. ... More


The beginning of the demoticist campaign, 1880–1897

Peter Mackridge

in Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214426
eISBN:
9780191706721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214426.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter begins by surveying the sudden surge of literary works written in demotic Greek in the 1880s. Against this background, the contribution of two leading figures to the language debate is ... More


Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Tobias Reinhardt, Michael Lapidge, and J. N. Adams (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Twenty chapters from two often-dissociated areas of Latin studies, classical and medieval Latin, examine continuities and developments in the language of Latin prose from its emergence to the twelfth ... More


Greek Animal Sacrifice in the Period 100 bc–ad 200

Maria‐Zoe Petropoulou

in Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199218547
eISBN:
9780191711503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218547.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is framed by two aims: to refute Nilsson's view about the decline of animal sacrifice in the period under study; and to demonstrate the sometimes obligatory character of animal sacrifice ... More


Introduction

J. N. Adams, Michael Lapidge, and Tobias Reinhardt

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

‘Language’ is given a comprehensive sense in this book. Many of the chapters are not ‘linguistic’ in any formal sense, but are about the skill (or otherwise) of writers in expressing themselves. They ... More


The Bellum Africum

J. N. Adams

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter first addresses the ‘invention’ of literary prose. It takes two lexical examples to demonstrate the traditional character of the language, partly from Caesar himself, and partly from the ... More


Cicero’s Adaptation of Legal Latin in the De legibus

J. G. F. Powell

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that some apparent archaisms in the laws composed by Cicero in the De legibus should not be regarded as archaisms in a legal context. It also demonstrates that Cicero does indeed ... More


Calques

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An analysis of the use of calques as a translation feature in the Old Latin Gospels. Particular attention is given to revival of archaic formations in order to create words that are well‐formed ... More


Rare, Literary, and Technical Terms

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An analysis of the use of rare, obscure, and technical terms as a translation feature in the Old Latin Gospels. It is suggested that these forms need not be ’archaisms’ or ’vulgarisms’ (as is often ... More


Archaism and Innovation

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the relationship between genre and time, taking the neoclassical ‘Ancients and Moderns’ dispute as a starting point, and tracing the emergence of an historical and genealogical ... More


Spenser

Colin Burrow

in Epic Romance: Homer to Milton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117940
eISBN:
9780191671135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117940.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

There is no author so prey to double violence against self and past as Torquato Tasso; and there is no author who feels so keenly the tortured energy released by an antiquarianism that seeks vainly ... More


Roman Orators and Poets

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers Gellius as a critic of Latin literature. He reviews the ascription of comedies to Plautus, but gives more attention to comparative reading: Gaius Gracchus is found wanting ... More


Introduction

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter sketches the cultural background against which Gellius wrote. The character of the second century is considered, and in particular that of its literature, both Greek and ... More


Language and Style

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

When a word or construction used by Gellius attracts our notice, it may be either pre- or post-classical, the latter including false archaisms; although in certain matters he returns to pre-Augustan ... More


Conclusion: Being Archaic

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

It has been the central concern of this book to interrogate the traditional but deeply problematical separation of the practices of science from the rest of culture. While the works examined are both ... More


Translating Antiquity: Intertextuality, Anachronism, and Archaism

Deborah H. Roberts

in Classical Constructions: Papers in Memory of Don Fowler, Classicist and Epicurean

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199218035
eISBN:
9780191711534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218035.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines intertextuality, anachronism, and archaism in translations. It considers some of the particular problems or issues that arise in archaizing translation of classical texts and ... More


Knowledge of Drama and Archaism in the Second Century

REGINE MAY

in Apuleius and Drama: The Ass on Stage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202928
eISBN:
9780191707957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202928.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Apuleius’ interest in drama both old and newly composed is a contemporary interest shared by many authors of the Second Sophistic, but existing knowledge of what kind of drama was available to his ... More


Extra-Paradigmatic Forms in Classical and Later Latin

WOLFGANG DAVID CIRILO DE MELO

in The Early Latin Verb System: Archaic Forms in Plautus, Terence, and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209026
eISBN:
9780191706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209026.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The extra-paradigmatic forms were already undergoing a restriction process in the early period. Yet some of them continued to be used throughout the classical era and later. The forms that survived ... More


The Clash of Cultures in the Near East

Charles Issawi

in Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195118131
eISBN:
9780199854554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the conflicts between the Greek and Semitic cultures 2,000 years ago and the Western and Muslim cultures of the last 200 years. Both of these cases show how a foreign, more ... More


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