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Studies in the Language of Homer

ISBN-10: 052103826X

ISBN-13: 9780521038263

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: G. P. Shipp

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Professor Shipp's purpose in the first edition of this book (published in 1953) was 'to examine in as much detail as possible the development of the language of the Iliad in some of its typical features, with careful attention to the spoken dialects involved and to the influence of metre'. In the second edition he widens the scope of his work to examine the Odyssey as well as the Iliad, and he extends its detail to include syntax as well as grammatical forms and to cover questions of vocabulary more comprehensively. The author's earlier conclusions are shown to be confirmed, and an important further result for the Odyssey has been to show the typical lateness of the language of moralizing passages.
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Book details

List price: $68.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 396
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.298

Preface to second edition
Preface to first edition
List of abbreviations
The Language of Similes and Related Questions: Introductory
Localization of rare late features from Chantraine's Grammaire Hom+�rique (Tome I - Phon+�tique et Morphologie)
Localization of rare late features from Chantraine's Grammaire Hom+�rique (Tome II - Syntax)
Contraction in Homer
Vocabulary
Various aspects of Homeric language and metrical technique
General remarks on similes
Distribution of Abnormal Features: Introductory
Iliad A-I
Iliad ?-X
Odyssey
Subject index
Greek index