Re: Greek aspect

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Mon Apr 14 1997 - 23:14:22 EDT

At 9:47 PM -0500 4/14/97, Ronald Ross wrote:
>I have had to read the discussion of Greek aspect, which is very
>interesting to me, with much haste and no participation because of
>pressing responsibilities. But I did want to mention to all the lovers
>of aspect an article I just came across, written by a secular linguist
>(I believe). The author is Egbert J. Bakker from the University of
>Leiden and the title is: "Voice, Aspect and Aktionsart: Middle and
>Passive in Ancient Greek". I have not yet read the article, but its
>appearance in an anthology edited by Barbara Fox and Paul Hopper leads
>me to expect it to be worthwhile. The anthology is entitled Voice: Form
>and Function and was published by John Benjamins in 1993.

I look forward to seeing this; Bakker has done some important work in
Homeric Greek usage of the particle PER. Thanks for the information.

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
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