History

Indo-European Perspectives

Author: Anna Morpurgo Davies

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

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Category: History

Page: 598

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This book brings together new and original work by forty two of the world's leading scholars of Indo-European comparative philology and linguistics from around the world. It shows the breadth and the continuing liveliness of enquiry in an area which over the last century and a half has opened many unique windows on the civilizations of the ancient world. The volume is a tribute to Anna Morpurgo Davies to mark her retirement as the Diebold Professor of Comparative Philology at the University of Oxford. The book's six parts are concerned with the early history of Indo-European (Part I); language use, variation, and change in ancient Greece and Anatolia (Parts II and III); the Indo-European languages of Western Europe, including Latin, Welsh, and Anglo-Saxon (Part IV); the ancient Indo-Iranian and Tocharian languages (Part V); and the history of Indo-European linguistics (Part VI). Indo-European Perspectives will interest scholars and students of Indo-European philology, historical linguistics, classics, and the history of the ancient world.
Indo-European antiquities

Indo-European Perspectives

Author: Mark R. V. Southern

Publisher: Study of Man

ISBN:

Category: Indo-European antiquities

Page: 366

View: 576

PrefaceMiles C. Beckwith: Greek verbs in -i ?A paradigmatic solutionHope Dawson: Deviations from the Greek in the Gothic New TestamentGeorge E. Dunkel: Vedic janapadas and Ionic 6a: with notes on Vedic drupadam and IE *pedom 'place? and 'fetter?Joseph F. Eska: Remarks on linguistic structures in a Gaulish ritual textBenjamin W. Fortson IV: Linguistic and cultural notes on Latin Iunius and related topicsJohn Harkness: Observations on appositions in BeowulfHans Henrich Hock: Vedic eta ? stavama: Subordinate, coordinate, or what?Brian D. Joseph: Balkan insights into the syntax of *me: in Indo-EuropeanCarol F. Justus: Hittite and Indo-European genderRonald Kim: The distribution of the Old Irish infixed pronouns, Cowgill?s particle, and the syntactic evolution of Insular CelticSara Kimball: Hittite kings and queensJared S. Klein: Homoioteleuton in the RigvedaH. Craig Melchert: Hieroglyphic Luvian REL-ipa 'indeed, certainly?Edgar C. Polome: Some thoughts about the Indo-European homelandCharles Reiss: Towards an explanation of analogyDon Ringe: Tocharian B Up 'and?Douglas P.A. Simms: A word for 'wild boar? in Germanic, Italic, Balto-Slavic and Greek and its possible Semitic originsAnn Taylor: The distribution of object clitics in Koine GreekBert Vaux: Szemerenyi?s Law and Stang?s Law in non-linear phonologyBrent Vine: On full-grade *-ro- formations in Greek and Indo-EuropeanMichael Weiss: Observations on the South Picene Inscription TE 1 (S. Omero).
Language Arts & Disciplines

Greek and Latin from an Indo-European Perspective

Author: Matthew McCullagh

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 214

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This volume presents new work exploring how the study of historical linguistics can advance our understanding of Greek and Latin and, conversely, how the classical languages can help us to reconstruct Proto-Indo-European and the culture of its speakers. Classical and Indo-European linguistics have been particularly exciting areas of research in recent years, and this book is intended to provide insight into some of the main areas of current debate. It stems from an international conference held in Cambridge in 2005 and includes contributions from keynote speakers Andreas Willi and Joshua Katz. The book covers a wide range of topics: phonology (the accentuation of Greek monosyllables, the development of laryngeals in Greek, and typological discussion of the glottalic theory); morphology (the prehistory of the past-tense augment, the iteratives and causatives of the Latin second conjugation, the origin of the Latin prefix co(m)- , Indo-European root nouns and s-stem neuters, Greek and Latin reflexive pronouns, the Greek comparative suffix); the etymologies of etymos , Achilles, adulare , and a Macedonian gloss; the significance of the Greek particle tar; and comparisons of Sanskrit matrimonial names and poetic terminology with their Greek counterparts. Greek and Latin from an Indo-European Perspective demonstrates the continuing relevance of linguistics for the study of ancient languages and literature, and will be of interest to classicists, Indo-European linguists, and historical linguists generally.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Dispersals and Diversification

Author:

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 302

View: 701

Dispersals and diversification offers a reassessment of some of the pivotal linguistic and archaeological questions concerning the early phases of the disintegration of Proto-Indo-European, including discussions of the methodological approaches involved.
Indo-European antiquities

Indo-European Perspectives

Author: Mark R. V. Southern

Publisher: Study of Man

ISBN:

Category: Indo-European antiquities

Page: 366

View: 481

PrefaceMiles C. Beckwith: Greek verbs in -i ?A paradigmatic solutionHope Dawson: Deviations from the Greek in the Gothic New TestamentGeorge E. Dunkel: Vedic janapadas and Ionic 6a: with notes on Vedic drupadam and IE *pedom 'place? and 'fetter?Joseph F. Eska: Remarks on linguistic structures in a Gaulish ritual textBenjamin W. Fortson IV: Linguistic and cultural notes on Latin Iunius and related topicsJohn Harkness: Observations on appositions in BeowulfHans Henrich Hock: Vedic eta ? stavama: Subordinate, coordinate, or what?Brian D. Joseph: Balkan insights into the syntax of *me: in Indo-EuropeanCarol F. Justus: Hittite and Indo-European genderRonald Kim: The distribution of the Old Irish infixed pronouns, Cowgill?s particle, and the syntactic evolution of Insular CelticSara Kimball: Hittite kings and queensJared S. Klein: Homoioteleuton in the RigvedaH. Craig Melchert: Hieroglyphic Luvian REL-ipa 'indeed, certainly?Edgar C. Polome: Some thoughts about the Indo-European homelandCharles Reiss: Towards an explanation of analogyDon Ringe: Tocharian B Up 'and?Douglas P.A. Simms: A word for 'wild boar? in Germanic, Italic, Balto-Slavic and Greek and its possible Semitic originsAnn Taylor: The distribution of object clitics in Koine GreekBert Vaux: Szemerenyi?s Law and Stang?s Law in non-linear phonologyBrent Vine: On full-grade *-ro- formations in Greek and Indo-EuropeanMichael Weiss: Observations on the South Picene Inscription TE 1 (S. Omero).
Language Arts & Disciplines

Perspectives on Historical Linguistics

Author: Winfred Philipp Lehmann

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 379

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This volume presents seven extensive essays by specialists in their respective fields of historical linguistics. The first essay after the Introduction states the principles presented in Directions for Historical Linguistics (1968) and assesses the progress made since then towards constructing a general theory of language change. Like the following essays on phonology and morphology, it poses new questions that have arisen in the increasingly ambitious research. Historical attention to discourse, the topic of the next essay, is virtually new, though it too finds predecessors among philologists who devoted themselves to texts. Finally, two essays treat etymology, one concentrating on the rigorously investigated Romance field, the other on Indo-European, especially on new insights prompted by attention to Hittite.
History

Tracing the Indo-Europeans

Author: Birgit Anette Olsen

Publisher: Oxbow Books

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 160

View: 149

Recent developments in aDNA has reshaped our understanding of later European prehistory, and at the same time also opened up for more fruitful collaborations between archaeologists and historical linguists. Two revolutionary genetic studies, published independently in Nature, 2015, showed that prehistoric Europe underwent two successive waves of migration, one from Anatolia consistent with the introduction of agriculture, and a later influx from the Pontic-Caspian steppes which without any reasonable doubt pinpoints the archaeological Yamnaya complex as the cradle of (Core-)Indo-European languages. Now, for the first time, when the preliminaries are clear, it is possible for the fields of genetics, archaeology and historical linguistics to cooperate in a constructive fashion to refine our knowledge of the Indo-European homeland, migrations, society and language. For the historical-comparative linguists, this opens up a wealth of exciting perspectives and new working fields in the intersections between linguistics and neighbouring disciplines, for the archaeologists and geneticists, on the other hand, the linguistic contributions help to endow the material findings with a voice from the past. The present selection of papers illustrate the importance of an open interdisciplinary discussion which will gradually help us in our quest of Tracing the Indo-Europeans.
Foreign Language Study

The Indo-European Languages

Author: Mate Kapović

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 630

View: 713

The Indo-European Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the individual languages and language subgroups within this language family. With over four hundred languages and dialects and almost three billion native speakers, the Indo-European language family is the largest of the recognized language groups and includes most of the major current languages of Europe, the Iranian plateau and the Indian subcontinent. Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive, single-volume tome presents in-depth discussions of the historical development and specialized linguistic features of the Indo-European languages. This unique resource remains the ideal reference for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Indo-European linguistics and languages, but also for more experienced researchers looking for an up-to-date survey of separate Indo-European branches. It will be of interest to researchers and anyone with an interest in historical linguistics, linguistic anthropology and language development.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Language Variation--European Perspectives II

Author: Stavroula Tsiplakou

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 242

View: 467

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Language Arts & Disciplines

Language Variation - European Perspectives VI

Author: Isabelle Buchstaller

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 237

View: 817

Language Variation - European Perspectives VI showcases a selection of papers from the 8th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe which was held in Leipzig in 2015. The volume includes plenaries by Miriam Meyerhoff and Steffen Klaere (“The large and the small of it: Big issues with smaller samples in the study of language variation”), Martin Haspelmath and Susanne Maria Michaelis (“Analytic and synthetic: Typological change in varieties of European languages”) and Jürgen Erich Schmidt (“Dynamics, variation and the brain“). In addition, the editors have selected 11 papers which exemplify the breadth of research on European languages. The contributions to this volume encompass languages as varied as Swedish, Greek, Galician, Dutch, German, Swedish, English (including English-lexified contact varieties), French, Spanish, Croatian, Luxembourgish and Romani. The variety of theoretical frameworks and methodological perspectives and particularly the combination of different methods attests to the scope of research currently being conducted on language variation and change in European languages.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Language Variation - European Perspectives V

Author: Eivind Torgersen

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 776

Language Variation – European Perspectives V is based on papers presented at the Seventh International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 7), which was held in Trondheim, Norway from 26 to 28 June 2013. The 17 papers included in the book explore phonetic and phonological variation (Bitenc and Kenda-Jež; Hildenbrandt and Moosmüller; Jansen; Schaufuß; Schleef, Flynn and Ramsammy; Stuart-Smith, Rathcke, Sonderegger and Macdonald), morphology (Padilla-Moyano), syntax (Christensen and Juel Jensen; Jónsson, Brynjólfsdóttir and Sverrisdóttir), morphosyntax (Auger and Wycoff; Cerruti and Regis), language ideology, linguistic practices and language attitudes (Strand; Hall-Lew, Fairs and Lew; Dunmore and Smith-Christmas), code-switching (Amadou; Bucher) and language documentation (Kühl). The book is essential reading for scholars working on variation and change in European languages. The articles in the present volume investigate Romani, Turkish, Greek, Slovene, Picard, Swiss-German, Basque, Danish, Italian, English, Gaelic, Icelandic Sign Language, Faroe Danish and Norwegian.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Language Variation - European Perspectives III

Author: Frans Gregersen

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

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"Language Variation European Perspectives III" contains 18 selected papers from the International Conference on Language Variation in Europe which took place in Copenhagen 2009. The volume includes plenaries by Penelope Eckert ( Where does the social stop? ) and Brit Maehlum (on how cities have been viewed by dialectologists, sociolinguists and lay people). In between these two longer papers, the editors have selected 16 others ranging over a wide field of interest from phonetics (i.a. Stuart-Smith, Timmins and Alam) via syntax (Wiese) to information structure (Moore and Snell) and from cognitive semantics (Levshina, Geeraerts and Spelman) to the perceptual study of intonation (Feizollahi and Soukup). Several of the papers concern methodological questions within corpus based studies of variation (Buchstaller and Corrigan, Vangsnes and Johannessen, and Ruus and Duncker). Taken as a whole the papers demonstrate how wide the field of variation studies has become during the last two decades. It is now central to almost all linguistic subfields."
Language Arts & Disciplines

Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans

Author: Thomas V. Gamkrelidze

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1272

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“Gamkrelidze and Ivanov’s wide-ranging and interdisciplinary work, superbly translated from Russian, is a must for every student of Indo-European prehistory. Its erudition is unsurpassed, and its unorthodox conclusions are a continuing challenge.” Prof. Dr. Martin Haspelmath, Max-Planck-Institut für Evolutionäre Anthropologie The authors propose a revision of views on a number of central issues of Indo-European studies. Based on findings of typology, they suggest a new analysis of the phonological system of Proto-Indo-European (the ‘Glottalic Theory’); they offer novel assumptions about the relative chronology of changes in PIE vowels and laryngeals. Their conclusions are compared with data from Proto-Kartvelian. In the second part of the book, semantically organized presentation of material from the lexicon is combined with analyses of the use of forms and formulae in a broadly defined cultural context. Again similarities with properties of primarily Kartvelian and Semitic are described , and extended close contacts with these language families are postulated. This necessarily leads to a proposal to place the hypothetical Urheimat of the Indo-Europeans in the region south of the Caucasus. Volume and II of the original Russian edition have been combined in the English version as Part I; the Bibliography and Indexes are published as Part II.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Tocharian and Indo-European Studies vol.15

Author: Birgit Anette Olsen

Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Tocharian and Indo-European Studies is the central publication for the study of two closely related languages, Tocharian A and Tocharian B. Found in many Buddhist manuscripts from central Asia, Tocharian dates back to the second half of the first millennium of the Common Era, though it was not discovered until the twentieth century. Focusing on both philological and linguistic aspects of this language, Tocharian and Indo-European Studies also looks at it in relationship to other Indo-European languages. This issue addresses topics such as the function and origin of the present suffix "-sk," verbal endings, the words for "fear" and "perfume," secular documents, and Tocharian glosses in Sanskrit manuscripts. Birgit Anette Olsen is a researcher and instructor at the University of Copenhagen and author of Derivation and Composition and The Noun in Biblical Armenian. Michaël Peyrot is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Vienna. Georges-Jean Pinault is professor at the École pratique des hautes études in Paris. Thomas Olander is a researcher and instructor at the University of Copenhagen.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics

Author: Jared Klein

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

View: 999

This book presents the most comprehensive coverage of the field of Indo-European Linguistics in a century, focusing on the entire Indo-European family and treating each major branch and most minor languages. The collaborative work of 120 scholars from 22 countries, Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics combines the exhaustive coverage of an encyclopedia with the in-depth treatment of individual monographic studies.

A Grammar of Modern Indo-European, Second Edition

Author: Carlos Quiles

Publisher: Indo-European Association

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 828

View: 391

A Grammar of Modern Indo-European is a complete reference guide to a modern, revived Indo-European language. It contains a comprehensive description of Proto-Indo-European grammar and offers an analysis of the complexities of the prehistoric language and its reconstruction. Written in a fresh and accessible style, this book focuses on the real patterns of use in a modern Europe's Indo-European language. The book is well organized and is filled with full, clear explanations of areas of confusion and difficulty. It also includes an extensive bilingual dictionary, etymological notes, and numbered paragraphs designed to provide readers easy access to the information they require. An essential reference source for the learner and user of Indo-European, this book will be the standard work for years to come.
Language Arts & Disciplines

From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Author: Donald A. Ringe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 406

View: 928

Describing the earliest reconstructable stages of the prehistory of English, this title outlines the grammar of Proto-Indo-European and considers the changes by which one dialect of that prehistoric language developed into Proto-Germanic.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Reflexes of the Proto-Indo-European Laryngeals in Celtic

Author: Nicholas Zair

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 364

View: 200

In The Reflexes of the Proto-Indo-European Laryngeals in Celtic, Nicholas Zair for the first time collects all the words from the Celtic languages which contained a laryngeal, and identifies the regular results of the laryngeals in each phonetic environment.