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How does Homer choose between inherently maximalizing constructions?

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 10 considers how Homer chooses between different inherently maximalizing constructions. The usual inherently maximalizing construction is again the free relative clause, but the use of ... More


Cretan inscriptions to 400 BC

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 13 considers relative clauses from Cretan alphabetic inscriptions up to the end of the fifth century BC. The relevant texts are all prescriptive, and inherently maximalizing relative clauses ... More


Grammaticalization processes in the languages of South Asia

Alexander R. Coupe

in Grammaticalization from a Typological Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198795841
eISBN:
9780191837036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795841.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter describes grammaticalization patterns in a broad selection of languages of South Asia, a multilingual region of the world known to constitute a linguistic area in which unrelated ... More


Varieties of Greek relative clause

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 6 introduces the actual relative clause constructions of Greek. The main constructions are: (i) postnominal relative clauses: a noun (traditionally the ‘antecedent’) is in some way modified ... More


Matters of case

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 7 introduces several problems concerning the case of the relative pronoun and of the ‘antecedent’, beginning with attractio inversa (in traditional terms, attraction of the antecedent into ... More


Forays into early Greek relative clauses in non-epic genres

Philomen Probert

in Early Greek Relative Clauses

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713821
eISBN:
9780191790362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713821.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 8 surveys the relative clauses of early non-hexameter texts. After summarizing an earlier study by the author on Mycenaean headings it turns to early alphabetic inscriptions; Anaximander; ... More


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