Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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Scientific Vocabulary
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Greek scientific language is characterized by specific strategies both in terminology and in syntax. In particular, descriptive sciences like medicine focus on terminology (through resemanticization, coinage of new terms and metaphorical use of existing terms) and normally use a rather standard syntax except for rhetor…

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Francesca Schironi, “Scientific Vocabulary”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 21 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000311>
First published online: 2013

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