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The Resource Terence and the verb 'to be' in Latin, Giuseppe Pezzini

Terence and the verb 'to be' in Latin, Giuseppe Pezzini

Label
Terence and the verb 'to be' in Latin
Title
Terence and the verb 'to be' in Latin
Statement of responsibility
Giuseppe Pezzini
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NLGGC
Dewey number
472
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
PA2281
LC item number
.P49 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford classical monographs series
Label
Terence and the verb 'to be' in Latin, Giuseppe Pezzini
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-332) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • LEE
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Overture linguistic puzzles -- Aims and findings -- Methodological issues -- 'To be' in Latin : a (short) history -- Statistics -- Contraction of esse : collection of evidence. Phonological patterns -- The evidence -- Contraction of esse : phonological analysis and historical appraisal. Phonological discussion -- Historical appraisal of contracted forms -- Analysis of contracted forms in Terence. The pattern -ŭs + (e)stl(e)s -- Syntax and word order -- Contractions after -V and -Vm -- Limits of contraction -- Sigmatic ecthlipsis and cliticization of esse. First premisse : final -s in Latin -- Second premise : the metre of Roman comedy -- Sigmatic echlipsis : editors' choice -- Terrence : the metrical evidence -- Linguistic observations -- Epilogue : sigmatic, eechtlipsis in Plautus -- Conclusions. Contracted spellings of est/es -- Contraction of esse as speech phenomenon -- Prosodic reduction in -s + sum/sim/sit -- Cliticization of esse -- The semantics of esse -- The syntactic nature of esse -- Word order : the position of esse -- Final remarks
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780198736240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u6655794
System control number
(OCoLC)945734794

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