[b-greek] Fwd: Re: Question about development of Greek verbal systemfrom Ancient/Koine Greek to modern Greek

From: Carl W. Conrad (cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu)
Date: Wed Nov 21 2001 - 14:00:13 EST

>Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 19:17:15 +0100
>From: d.roe@t-online.de (Roe)
>To: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad@artsci.wustl.edu>
>Subject: Re: [b-greek] Re: Question about development of Greek verbal
> Ancient/Koine Greek to modern Greek
>"Carl W. Conrad" schrieb [hO GEGRAFA, GEGRAFA]:
>> [...] Long, long out of print is
>> a wonderful little book by George Thomson (originally published
>> by Heffer in 1960) entitled, _The Greek Language_ --this is a
>> survey of developments in the langauge over the centuries with
>> charts of ancient and modern Greek noun declension and verb
>> conjugation and a marvelous appendix of Greek texts beginning
>> with the very early Nikandra inscription in Ionic dialect to a
>> modern Alexandrian poem of Cavafy, with very helpful notes
>> explaining changing morphoparadigms. I really wish this still
>> were available. I still consult a xeroxed copy of the 1960
>> volume.
>Hi Prof. Conrad,
>I see via www.bookfinder.com that used copies of Thomson's book are
>available through a few dealers ($15 to $25).
>Feel free to forward this to B-Greek if you think appropriate.
>Kind regards,

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Emeritus)
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