On the Meaning of Prepositions and Cases: The Expression of Semantic Roles in Ancient Greek

@inproceedings{Luraghi2003OnTM,
  title={On the Meaning of Prepositions and Cases: The Expression of Semantic Roles in Ancient Greek},
  author={Silvia Luraghi},
  year={2003}
}
Prepositions and cases constitute a fruitful field of research for semantics. The historical development of their meaning can shed light on the relations among the semantic roles of participants and on the organization of conceptual space. Ancient Greek allows an in-depth study of such development. The book, based on a wide, diachronically ordered corpus, aims at providing a usage-based analysis of possible patterns of semantic extension, including the mapping of abstract domains onto the… CONTINUE READING

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