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Author George, Coulter H., 1976-
Title Expressions of agency in ancient Greek / Coulter H. George.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Author George, Coulter H., 1976-
Series Cambridge classical studies
Cambridge classical studies.
Subject Greek language -- Prepositions.
Greek language -- Passive voice.
Greek language -- Verb.
Agent (Philosophy)
Description 1 online resource (x, 288 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-276) and indexes.
Summary This title explores the development by Ancient Greek of prepositions to mark the agents of passive verbs, from Homer through to the first millennium AD. The translation of examples renders the title accessible to non-classicists interested in changes in prepositional systems generally.
Contents 1. Passive verbs and agent constructions -- 2. Agent constructions in Homer -- 3. Agent constructions with perfect passive verbs -- 4. Agent constructions with prepositions other than [actual symbol not reproducible] : prose -- 5. Agent constructions with prepositions other than [actual symbol not reproducible] : tragedy and comedy -- 6. decline of [actual symbol not reproducible] in agent constructions.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780511199233 (electronic bk.)
0511199236 (electronic bk.)
0511134541 (electronic bk.)
9780511134548 (electronic bk.)
9780511136733 (electronic bk.)
0511136730 (electronic bk.)
9780511482984 (ebook)
0511482981 (ebook)
0521847893 (Cloth)
9780521847896 (hbk.)
OCLC # 252503545
Additional Format Print version: George, Coulter H., 1976- Expressions of agency in ancient Greek. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 0521847893 (DLC) 2005046986 (OCoLC)58920087



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