Linguistic Studies on Latin: Selected Papers from the 6th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics (Budapest, 23-27 March 1991) (Studies in Langu

Linguistic Studies on Latin: Selected Papers from the 6th International Colloquium on Latin Linguistics (Budapest, 23-27 March 1991) (Studies in Langu

By: Jozsef Herman (editor)Hardback

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The volume contains 26 articles (17 in English, 9 in French), selected from the papers presented at the 6th International Colloquim on Latin Linguistics, organized in Budapest. The authors share a common interest in applying to the study of Latin the conceptual framework of contemporary linguistics, mainly, but not exclusively, the theoretical tools of functional grammar and of the newest trends in pragmatics. Most studies envisage Latin in its synchronic functioning, but some papers embrace diachronic processes, from the archaic period to late and even pre-Romance stages. The volume is divided in several sections: "Phonology and Morpho-syntax" includes one paper on phonology (Fr. Biville) and three on morphology (G.C.L.M. Bakkum, G. Haverling, P. Manuel Suarez). Problems of the syntax of the simple sentence, often in relation to word order phenomena, are discussed in seven articles in Section 2 (Ch. Elerick, H. Fugier, Jan R. de Jong, Marius Lavency, E. Rizzi and P. Molinelli, Hannah Rosen, M.H. Somers). The grammatical problems of the complex sentence were examined by a great many participants of the colloquium, and the third section, "Subordination", presents eight of those papers (Gu. Calboli, P. De Carvalho, P. Cuzzolin, J. Dangel, S. Mellet, J.A.H. Mensink, P. Ramat, E. Vester). The section on text cohesion and particles - an almost traditional field of research in new Latin linguistics - includes papers by A.M. Bolkestein, C. Kroon, R. Risselada, and M.E. Torrego. The final section, "Problems of the Lexicon", devoted to the historical-comparative or semantic descriptive analysis of lexical elements, contains four articles (R. Coleman, B. Garcia Hernandez, L. Nadjo, Chr. Touratier). An Index of Names closes the volume.

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1. Preface (by Herman, Jozsef); 2. I. Phonology and morpho-syntax; 3. Existait-il une diphtongue ui en latin? (by Biville, Frederique); 4. The second-declension nominative plural in -eis, -es, -is, and the first-declension nominative plural in -as (by Bakkum, Gabriel C.L.M.); 5. On the sco-suffix, on prefixes and on the development of the Latin verbal system (by Haverling, Gerd V.M.); 6. VIXIT ANNIS XXX MENSES III DIES XIX (by Suarez, Pedro Manuel); 7. II. The simple sentence and the order of its constituents; 8. Phenotypic Linearization in Latin, word order universals, and language change (by Elerick, Charles); 9. Le verbe latin "incorpore"-t-il ses complements? (by Fugier, Huguette); 10. Word order in Cato's De Agriculiura (by Jong, Jan R. de); 11. Sujet de verbe ou sujet de proposition? (by Lavency, Marius); 12. Latin and Greek compared: word order in a bilingual papyrian text (P. Bon. 5) (by Rizzi, Elena); 13. The definite article in the making, nominal constituent order, and related phenomena (by Rosen, Hannah); 14. Theme and topic: The relation between discourse and constituent fronting in Latin (by Somers, Maartje H.); 15. III. Subordination; 16. Subordination and Coordination: constructions in between (by Calboli, Gualtiero); 17. Mode verbal et syntaxe de subordination (by Carvalho, Paulo de); 18. On sentential complementation after verba affectuum (by Cuzzolin, Pierluigi); 19. Syntaxe et stylistique du discours indirect chez Tacite: une parole rhetorique (by Dangel, Jacqueline); 20. Le subjonctif dans les subordonnees en cum en latin classique (by Mellet, Sylvie); 21. The semantic value of restrictive participle clauses in Latin (by Mensink, Johanna A.H.); 22. On Latin absolute constructions (by Ramat, Paolo); 23. The internal structure of adverbial ut-clauses (by Vester, Elseline); 24. IV. Particles and text cohesion; 25. Participant tracking in Latin discourse (by Bolkestein, A. Machtelt); 26. Discourse connectives and discourse type: the case of Latin at (by Kroon, Caroline); 27. Modo and sane, or what to do with particles in Latin directives (by Risselada, Rodie); 28. The syntax of adhuc with verbal predicates (by Torrego, Maria Esperanza); 29. V. Problems of the lexicon; 30. The lexical relationships of Latin in Indo-European (by Coleman, Robert); 31. From lexemics to syntax: the double accusative with doceo and the dative with sum (by Garcia-Hernandez, Benjamin); 32. Problemes de composition nominale, en latin (by Nadjo, Leon); 33. Analyse semique et actancielle du verbe dare (by Touratier, Christian); 34. Index

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  • publication date: 31/07/1994
  • ISBN13: 9789027230317
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 431
  • ID: 9789027230317
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 9027230315

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