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The moods of Homeric Greek, Jo Willmott

Label
The moods of Homeric Greek
Title
The moods of Homeric Greek
Statement of responsibility
Jo Willmott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Homeric Greek has a particularly rich system of moods which are analysed afresh in this book in the light of recent theoretical interest in the semantic domain of modality. The domain is one of the most complex and interesting, since modal forms are used for the most 'subjective' of messages, expressing our beliefs, intentions, desires, abilities and wishes. Incorporating findings from the theory of grammaticalisation, this study considers the Homeric Greek modal system from a diachronic perspective and offers a radical revision of traditional accounts. Providing insights into both individual constructions as well as the overall system of modality in Greek, it will be of interest to general linguists, linguists studying ancient Greek, and also scholars interested in fundamental questions of meaning in Greek. The indices, where all the instances of the moods in the Homeric poems are categorised into types, also make it useful as a research tool."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
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Willmott, Jo
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PA343
LC item number
.W55 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge classical studies
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  • Greek language
  • Greek language
  • Greek language
  • Homer
  • Homero
Label
The moods of Homeric Greek, Jo Willmott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of abbreviations
  • 1.
  • Preliminaries.
  • p. 1
  • 1.1.
  • Scope of the work.
  • p. 1
  • 1.2.
  • nature of the corpus.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Theoretical framework.
  • p. 10
  • 2.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 10
  • 2.2.
  • Traditional accounts.
  • p. 11
  • 2.3.
  • Recent advances.
  • p. 21
  • 2.4.
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 35
  • 3.
  • Indicative.
  • p. 37
  • 3.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 37
  • 3.2.
  • Analysis.
  • p. 39
  • 3.3.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 51
  • 4.
  • Subjunctive.
  • p. 53
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 53
  • 4.2.
  • Epistemic.
  • p. 54
  • 4.3.
  • Hortative.
  • p. 81
  • 4.4.
  • Negative directive.
  • p. 90
  • 4.5.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 110
  • 5.
  • Optative.
  • p. 113
  • 5.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 113
  • 5.2.
  • Morphological argument.
  • p. 114
  • 5.3.
  • Conditionals.
  • p. 116
  • 5.4.
  • Wish.
  • p. 124
  • 5.5.
  • Other meanings.
  • p. 138
  • 5.6.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 150
  • 6.
  • Subordinate uses.
  • p. 153
  • 6.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 153
  • 6.2.
  • Purpose.
  • p. 155
  • 6.3.
  • Iterative.
  • p. 174
  • 6.4.
  • Non-specific.
  • p. 184
  • 6.5.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 189
  • 7.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 192
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 192
  • 7.2.
  • New map of the indicative.
  • p. 193
  • 7.3.
  • New map of the subjunctive.
  • p. 194
  • 7.4.
  • New map of the optative.
  • p. 197
  • 7.5.
  • Final thoughts.
  • p. 198
  • Appendix 1.
  • Formal markers.
  • p. 199
  • Appendix 2.
  • Catalogue of mood uses.
  • p. 211
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 238
  • Index locorum.
  • p. 252
  • General index.
  • p. 257
Control code
ocn149011939
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 264 p.
Isbn
9780521879880
Lccn
2008272515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The moods of Homeric Greek, Jo Willmott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of abbreviations
  • 1.
  • Preliminaries.
  • p. 1
  • 1.1.
  • Scope of the work.
  • p. 1
  • 1.2.
  • nature of the corpus.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Theoretical framework.
  • p. 10
  • 2.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 10
  • 2.2.
  • Traditional accounts.
  • p. 11
  • 2.3.
  • Recent advances.
  • p. 21
  • 2.4.
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 35
  • 3.
  • Indicative.
  • p. 37
  • 3.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 37
  • 3.2.
  • Analysis.
  • p. 39
  • 3.3.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 51
  • 4.
  • Subjunctive.
  • p. 53
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 53
  • 4.2.
  • Epistemic.
  • p. 54
  • 4.3.
  • Hortative.
  • p. 81
  • 4.4.
  • Negative directive.
  • p. 90
  • 4.5.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 110
  • 5.
  • Optative.
  • p. 113
  • 5.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 113
  • 5.2.
  • Morphological argument.
  • p. 114
  • 5.3.
  • Conditionals.
  • p. 116
  • 5.4.
  • Wish.
  • p. 124
  • 5.5.
  • Other meanings.
  • p. 138
  • 5.6.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 150
  • 6.
  • Subordinate uses.
  • p. 153
  • 6.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 153
  • 6.2.
  • Purpose.
  • p. 155
  • 6.3.
  • Iterative.
  • p. 174
  • 6.4.
  • Non-specific.
  • p. 184
  • 6.5.
  • Summary and conclusions.
  • p. 189
  • 7.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 192
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 192
  • 7.2.
  • New map of the indicative.
  • p. 193
  • 7.3.
  • New map of the subjunctive.
  • p. 194
  • 7.4.
  • New map of the optative.
  • p. 197
  • 7.5.
  • Final thoughts.
  • p. 198
  • Appendix 1.
  • Formal markers.
  • p. 199
  • Appendix 2.
  • Catalogue of mood uses.
  • p. 211
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 238
  • Index locorum.
  • p. 252
  • General index.
  • p. 257
Control code
ocn149011939
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 264 p.
Isbn
9780521879880
Lccn
2008272515
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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