Delta as a Geographical Concept in Greek Literature

  title={Delta as a Geographical Concept in Greek Literature},
  author={F. Celoria},
  pages={385 - 388}
  • F. Celoria
  • Published 1966
  • Sociology
  • Isis
  • Little detailed study has been made of the origin and history of such geographical terms as delta, moraine, loess, and even of basic words like island, mountain, lake, whatever the language may be. Often a word in everyday use may be raised to technical dignity in lands far from that of its birth; chernosem is one example. Any investigation of basic terms is bedeviled by the fact that in each language the background or original meaning of a word may be different. Words for woodland and forest… CONTINUE READING
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