Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis
Associate Editors: Vit Bubenik, Emilio Crespo, Chris Golston, Alexandra Lianeri, Silvia Luraghi, Stephanos Matthaios

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The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.

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Kaczko, Sara Hellenistic Literary Prose Kaczor, Idaliana Theonyms (Names of Gods) Kafizin Code-Mixing | Cypriot | Cypriot Syllabary Kafizin pottery Ancient Greek Sociolinguistics and Dialectology Kager, René Metron | Optimality and Greek | Stress Kahane, Henry Ancient Bidialectalism and Bilingualism | Greek Lexicon in Western Languages | Teaching of Ancient Greek in Italy Kahn, Charles H. Possession Kaimio, Jorma Attitudes to Language | Graffiti Kaisse, Ellen M. Wackernagel’s Law I Kajanto, Iiro Greek and Etruscan Kakridis, I. T. Intralingual Translation into Modern Greek Kalé…

Kinship Terms

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Author(s): Valerie Hannon Smitherman
Abstract Kinship terms in Ancient Greek describe immediate and extended familial relationships, as well as social relationships (phratries). Terms relating to immediate family or close relationships by marriage are derived from Indo-European and were originally used to describe Archaic familial relationships. The meanings of these terms evolved over the Classical period. Kinship terms in Ancient Greek encompass a wide array of familial and clan relationships. Terms applicable to the immediate family ( mḗtēr, patḗr, etc.), or those describing direct (or fairly direct)…
Date: 2013-11-01