LINGUIST List 21.3289

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Books: Historical Linguistics/Syntax: Baldi, Cuzzolin (Eds)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax, Vol. 2: Constituent Syntax: Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense: Baldi, Cuzzolin (Eds)

Message 1: New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax, Vol. 2: Constituent Syntax: Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense: Baldi, Cuzzolin (Eds)
Date: 12-Aug-2010
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax, Vol. 2: Constituent Syntax: Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense: Baldi, Cuzzolin (Eds)
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Title: New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax, Vol. 2: Constituent
Syntax: Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 180/2 Published: 2010 Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110205633-1

Editor: Philip Baldi Editor: Pierluigi Cuzzolin Electronic: ISBN: 9783110215458 Pages: 556 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110205633 Pages: 556 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
Abstract:

"New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Constituent Syntax (AdverbialPhrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense)" is the second of four volumes dealing withthe long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century BCEup to the 6th century CE. This volume, along with Volume 3, compriseschapters dealing with structure and evolution of syntactic phenomena belowthe level of the sentence. Topics treated in this volume include adverbs,adverbial phrases, mood/modality and tense/aspect. Chapters aredistinguished by their depth of treatment, clear style and ampleillustration with original citations. Their readability is enhanced by thenon-technical presentation which characterizes all volumes in the set.

Key features:

- 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 aretranslated into English

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics                             Syntax
Subject Language(s): Latin (lat)
Written In: English (eng )

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