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Latin Word Order: Structured Meaning and Information
This book begins by introducing the reader to the linguistic concepts, formalism and analytical techniques necessary for the study of Latin word order, and then proceeds to present and analyze a representative selection of data in sufficient detail to develop both an intuitive grasp of the often rather subtle principles controlling Latin word orders and a theoretically grounded understanding of the system that underlies it.
The prosody of Greek speech
Abbreviations 1. The Physiology of Prosody 2. The Syllable 3. Rhythm 4. Pitch 5. Word Prosody 6. Connected Speech 7. The Appositive Group 8. The Minor Phrase 9. The Major Phrase and Utterance 10.…
Discontinuous Syntax: Hyperbaton in Greek
This study applies some of these ideas to hyperbaton, offering an original new theory with broad applications for the authors' understanding of Greek syntax, finding a fresh perspective on orality in Homer and a more precise and explicit framework for the analysis of textual meaning in literary research.
A brief history of a "20th Century Danger Sign".
On the relationship between the numbers of vowels and consonants in phonological systems
It is frequently supposed that there is a balance, or correlation, between the number of vowels and the number of consonants in the languages of the world. We test this hypothesized balance in a…
Review Article: Latin Prosody and Meter: Brevis Brevians
We have always maintained that the linguist (as a professional in a technical area in which the general classicist is, relatively speaking, a layman) could make a significant contribution to the…