Language and Linguistic Contact in Ancient Sicily

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/7/2012
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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Comprehensive and up-to-date account of the languages of ancient Sicily by an international team of experts.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 'So many Sicilies': introducing language and linguistic contact in ancient
Non-Classical Languages
Language relations in Sicily: evidence for the speech of the żżżżżżż, the żżżżżżż and others
The Elymian language
Phoenician and Punic in Sicily
Oscan in Sicily
Traces of language contact in Sicilian onomastics: the evidence from the Great Curse of Selinous
Coins and language in ancient Sicily
Sicilian Greek before the fourth century BC: a basic grammar
The Sicilian Doric koine
Intimations of koine in Sicilian Doric: the information provided by the Antiatticist
'We speak Peloponnesian': tradition and linguistic identity in postclassical Sicilian literature
Siculi bilingues? Latin in the inscriptions of early Roman
Sicily in the Roman imperial period: language and society
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