From: Richard Maurer (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 26 1999 - 21:30:52 EST
> The only=20
> recent English resource on etymology which I've seen is: "New Comparative=20
> Grammar of Greek and Latin" by Andrew L. Sihler (Oxford UP, 1995), which=20
> attempts to replace Buck's "Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin" (U of=20
> Chicago P, 1933). I personally found Sihler's work much more difficult to=20
> read than Buck's.
I'd like to put in a good word for Sihler. His book is really about the
origin of the morphological and phonological features of Greek, Latin,
Sanskrit, and a lot of other IE languages. If you've got "why" questions
about peculiarities of declension, conjugation, and other aspects of Greek
grammar, he just might be your man.
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