EBOOK or PDF Varro author Wolfgang David Cirilo de Melo

Is by current standards pre scientific it is actually uite often in agreement with modern etymology while his morphology also has much in common with a modern approach focusing on the uestion of how regular language Is And Arguments and providing arguments in favour of regularity Detailed discussions of these and other of Varro's linguistic ideas are brought to the fore in the exhaustive commentary in of these and other of Varro's linguistic ideas are brought to the fore in the exhaustive commentary in II which also sheds much needed light on the work's textual problems cultural background and distinctive Varronian style and will be indispensible to scholars and students of both classics and linguisti. Varro author Wolfgang David Cirilo de MeloMarcus Terentius Varro 116 27 BC was the greatest polymath of the Roman republic During his lifetime he "authored several hundred books and though many of "several hundred books and though many of dealt with linguistic

Topics The De Lingua Latina 
the De lingua Latina the Latin language' the first large scale linguistic treatment of Latin was by far his most significant work Originally consisting of twenty five volumes one introductory followed by six on Originally consisting of twenty five volumes one introductory followed by six on six on morphology and twelve on syntax only books 5 10 treating etymology and morphology have come down to us in a or less complete form though a fair number of fragments of other volumes have been tr.

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Ansmitted in other authorsThe present two volumes aim to provide a comprehensive treatment of this highly technical text in a new critical edition accompanied by a clear accurate translation and full commentary In Volume I an Introductory Study Outlines Varro's study outlines Varro's and works analysing his own linguistic usage and setting his insights about language in their historical and intellectual context His etymology and morphology are contrasted with our own modern methods yielding important and sometimes surprising insights into how an educated Roman looked at the history of own language although his

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