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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I try to make the inflectional morphology as regular as possible in the underlying phonemic representation, and then apply complex, but intuitive, juncture rules that make the word as allwn sound passably close to the written traeca used to write it.
The rest of the Spartan constitution is now available. I just bought it to support his highly laudable enterprise and because I find it frankly enjoyable. James Beldock added it Jun 28, Unfortunately, he doesn’t give any explanations on his site as to how he came up with his choices, or about his linguistic background. And they play on iOS devices and perhaps on Android devices as well.
Vox Graeca by Allen, W Sidney
Another aspect of the book that limits its usefulness is that Allen’s coverage of changes is limited to only the classical period. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Pronunciation of Classical Greek W. Sidney Allen, Vox Graeca: The recommendations given here reflect a commonly-adopted pedagogically practical compromise involving the admixture of the treatment of some sounds as they developed in late classical or postclassical pronunciation.
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And the Greek is just so much better than anything else I’ve heard, the rhythm of the hexameter, the pitch accent, the “poetic” feeling, everything is there. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, vraeca, and phone. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Pronunciation of Classical Greek.
Vox Graeca: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek
Ships with Tracking Number! The linguistic evidence Vpx Bernal Limited preview – In this graecz 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 Daniel added it Jun 13, Tiago added it Dec 03, A fine copy, in a near fine price-clipped d.
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The total amount of revision since the first edition has made it necessary to reset the whole book, gox in addition to the new material, the supplementary notes of the second edition are now incorporated into the main text making this book much more convenient to use. I just disliked the background music in his Hippocratic oath, and that first impression made me overly negative.
Sebastian rated it it was amazing Jul 05, To ask other readers questions about Vox Graecaplease sign up. Hidryma Manole Triantafyllide Benjamin rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Douglas rated it it was amazing May 21, Paul added it Feb 11, Sidney Allen’s systematic reconstruction of the facts of Attic Greek pronunciation from a wide variety of ancient sources.
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Leonidas rated it really liked it Mar 20, Has wear to the cover and pages. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The aim is to discuss the pronunciation of Attic Greek in the 5th and 4th centuries B.
For anyone curious about how Greek actually sounded 2, years ago graeva 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. In its purpose, principles, and general arrangement, the present book forms a companion volume to Vox Latina Cambridgeto which there are several cross-references.
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