Vox Graeca. Front Cover · William Sidney Allen. CUP Archive, – Greek Vox Graeca: The Pronunciation of Classical Greek · William Sidney Allen. This edition of Professor Allen’s highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section. VOX GRAECA is W. Sidney Allen’s systematic reconstruction of the facts of Attic Greek pronunciation from a wide variety of ancient sources. It begins with a short .
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Soaad Elgamal marked it as to-read Jan 08, Daitz’s prosody is very annoying, but his pronunciation of the segments is conscientious in the extreme, and he recorded a lot of worthwhile literature.
Vox Graeca: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek by W. Sidney Allen
Jake rated it really liked it Aug 13, Better World Books Condition: Jacket worn on top back. Someone like Ioannis Stratakis is much closer to the Vox Graeca description: One may attempt a more purist pronunciation for instance of theta and phibut this has been found to cause many students to commit spelling errors that are avoided with the compromise system. Anna rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Account Options Sign in. Diana added it Jan 05, Dennis Toscano marked it as to-read May 31, A series of appendices discusses the pronunciation of Greek in England as it was up to Allen’s day, and this is still remarkably pertinent to contemporary instruction of pronunciation in the United States.
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Anyway, since he seems to be trying to squeeze some sort of living out of this, I’m actually contemplating the purchase of one his recordings if there’s one for sale without music!
Vox Graeca: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek
Grzeca with Tracking Number! Michael rated it liked it Jan 28, He notes that many sounds have changed between Attic or Koine and Modern Greek, but as long as the change was after classical times, he sees no need to tell an exact timeframe for it. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Just to get examples of words that illustrate the phonetic descriptions in Vox GraecaForvo should be fine.
In this third edition, Allen has revised the section on stress in classical Greek, the chapter on quantity has been recast, and the author has added an appendix on the names and letters of the Greek alphabet, to provide a parallel and historical background to the similar appendix in the second edition of his Vox Latina. Ian rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Anyway, I’ve paid for so much worse stuff, like a CD produced by Oxford-based classical philologists.
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The linguistic evidence Martin Bernal Limited preview – Hidryma Manole Triantafyllide This book is not yet alleb on Listopia. Cover has slight chips and scratches.
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Paul added it Feb 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. BCE was an approximate phonetic transcription of a dialect that had been transmitted orally up to that point. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It does not, however, assume a prior reading of the earlier book, and a certain amount of duplication on some of the more general topics is thus inevitable.
It defends no pre-existing system. Demetrios rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Matthew rated it liked it Jul 15, My library Help Advanced Book Search. The shipping cost in not included in the price.
For anyone curious about how Greek actually sounded 2, years ago quite different from how academics, especially in the English speaking world, typically pronounce it todayand essential reading for anyone interested in Ancient Greek poetry as poetry. Zetesis rated it it was amazing Mar 21, In this third edition, Allen has revised the section on stress in classical Greek, the chapter on quantity has been recast, and the author has added an appendix on the names and letters However, I am finding it a bit difficult going through the book and understanding exactly what is meant, I am most of the time just not quite sure whether what I am developing at the moment is correct.
You should also check Stefan Hagel, e. Sidney Allen, Vox Graeca: Rodrigo Portela rated it it was amazing Dec 23, A significant addition to this revised edition is an appendix on the Greek alphabet, designed to provide a parallel and historical background to a similar appendix in the previous edition.
Willem Crispin-Frei marked it as to-read May 16, World of Books Ltd Condition: Find Rare Books Book Value. It begins with a short explanation of common phonetic terms and then analyses first consonants, then graefa, then the Classical Greek tonal accent system.
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