Formulaic Language
(3,471 words)

Abstract

Formulaic Language is investigated first through the history of the notion of formula prior to Milman Parry in the ‘Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns’ in France, next through Villoison and Wolf, then with the definition by Parry and the notion of the Greek Encyclopedia developed by E. A. Havelock. Parry, through his review of …

Cite this page
Françoise Létoublon, “Formulaic Language”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000136>
First published online: 2013



▲   Back to top   ▲