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Title: Le dialecte grec ancien de Chypre
Subtitle: Tome I: Grammaire; Tome II: Répertoire des inscriptions en syllabaire chypro-grec
Written By: Markus Egetmeyer

Cypriote is an Ancient Greek dialect of the first millennium BC, closely related to
Mycenean, which has come down to us as an Aegean syllabary. The renowned
Indogermanic scholar Markus Egetmeyer (Sorbonne) is one of the few
specialists for this dialect.

The two fascicles presented here offer a unique and comprehensive
documentation and analysis of the Cypriote dialect. The first fascicle is a
systematic grammar; the second a collection of inscriptions arranged according
to region and documenting all surviving material in the language (with

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110217520
Pages: 1037
Prices: Europe EURO 249.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110217513
Pages: 1037
Prices: Europe EURO 249.00