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Title: New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Complex Sentences, Grammaticalization, Typology
Edited By: Philip Baldi
Pierluigi Cuzzolin
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110253405-1
Series Title: rends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 180/4
Description:

"New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Complex Sentences,
Grammaticalization, Typology" is the fourth in a set of four volumes dealing
with the long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century
BCE up to the 6th century CE. As in the other volumes, the non-technical
style and extensive illustration with classical examples makes the content
readable and immediately useful to the widest audience.

-First publication to investigates the long-term syntactic history of Latin

-Generally accessible to linguists and non-linguists

-Theoretically coherent, formulated in functional-typological terms

-Does not require reading fluency in Latin, since all examples are translated
into English

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Syntax
Grammaticalization
Subject Language(s): Latin
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ISBN-13: 9783110253405
Pages: 926
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Pages: 926
Prices: Europe EURO 159.95