Language and linguistic contact in ancient Sicily /

"Within the field of ancient bilingualism, Sicily represents a unique terrain for analysis as a result of its incredibly rich linguistic history, in which 'colonial' languages belonging to branches as diverse as Italic (Oscan and Latin), Greek and Semitic (Phoenician) interacted with...

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Other Authors: Tribulato, Olga, 1975- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, [2012]
Series:Cambridge classical studies.
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Table of Contents:
  • 'So many Sicilies': introducing language and linguistic contact in ancient Sicily
  • Olga Tribulato
  • Part I.
  • Non-Classical Languages:
  • 1.
  • Language relations in Sicily: evidence for the speech of the Sikanoi, the Sikeloi and others /
  • Paolo Poccetti;
  • 2.
  • The Elymian language /
  • Simona Marchesini;
  • 3.
  • Phoenician and Punic in Sicily /
  • Maria Giulia Amadasi Guzzo;
  • 4.
  • Oscan in Sicily /
  • James Clackson;
  • 5.
  • Traces of language contact in Sicilian onomastics: evidence from the Great Curse of Selinous /
  • Gerhard Meiser;
  • 6.
  • Coins and language in ancient Sicily /
  • Oliver Simkin
  • Part II.
  • Greek:
  • 7.
  • Sicilian Greek before the fourth century BC: an overview of the dialects /
  • Ssuanna Mimbrera;
  • 8.
  • The Sicilian Doric koine /
  • Susanna Mimbrera;
  • 9.
  • Intimations of koine in Sicilian Doric: the information provided by the Antiatticist /
  • Albio Cesare Cassio;
  • 10.
  • 'We speak Peloponnesian': tradition and linguistic identity in post-classical Sicilian literature /
  • Andreas Willi
  • Part III.
  • Latin:
  • 11.
  • Siculi bilingues? Latin in the inscriptions of early Roman Sicily /
  • Olga Tribulato;
  • 12.
  • Sicily in the Roman imperial period: language and society /
  • Kalle Korhonen.