By Stephen Colvin
A short heritage of historical Greek accessibly depicts the social background of this historic language from its Indo-European roots to the current day.
- Explains key relationships among the language and literature of the Classical interval (500 - three hundred BC)
- Provides a social historical past of the language which transliterates and interprets all Greek as acceptable, and is consequently available to readers who understand very little Greek
- Written within the framework of contemporary sociolinguistic idea, concerning the improvement of historical Greek to its social and political context
- Reflects the newest considering on matters resembling Koiné Greek and the connection among literary and vernacular Greek
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A Brief History of Ancient Greek (Wiley Brief Histories of the Ancient World) by Stephen Colvin