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Vahlen's Ennius

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 361
ISBN: 978-1-60724-648-0
Knapp's description of the process by which Johannes Vahlen found and compiled the fragments of Ennius into his Ennianae poesis reliquiae.

New Greek Inscriptions from Attica, Achaia, Lydia

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 360
ISBN: 978-1-60724-647-3
Prof. Robinson presents a series of inscriptions found in Greece, including transcription and commentary on each.

Latin Inscriptions at the Johns Hopkins University

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 397
ISBN: 978-1-60724-646-6
This series of papers gives photographs, transcriptions, translations, and commentaries upon Roman inscriptions owned by the Johns Hopkins University.

Recognition Scenes in Greek Literature

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 396
ISBN: 978-1-60724-645-9
Prof. Perrin uses Aristotle's Poetics to classify and analyze the various sorts of recognition scenes found in surviving Greek literature.

Linguistic Notes on the Shahbazgarhi and Mansehra Redactions of Asoka's Fourteen-Edicts

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 395
ISBN: 978-1-60724-644-2
Truman Michelson explores the spelling variants among copies of the Edicts of Ashoka, a legal document in Sanskrit.

Virgil's Georgics and the British Poets

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 394
ISBN: 978-1-60724-643-5
Wilfred Mustard finds references to Vergil's Georgics in a variety of English authors from the 15th to the 19th century.

Stahl's Syntax of the Greek Verb

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 393
ISBN: 978-1-60724-642-8
This is Basil Gildersleeves review and guide to Stahl's syntax of the Greek verb, an important work of German philological scholarship.

Transposition Variants in Cicero's Verrines

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 392
ISBN: 978-1-60724-641-1
Sir Peterson's analysis of the manuscript tradition for the Verrine orations, with particular attention given towards removing word-order errors made by copyists.

The Unreal Conditional Sentence in Cicero

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 391
ISBN: 978-1-60724-640-4
H. C. Nutting's exploration of the use and structure of conditional sentences in Cicero's prose provides a clear discussion of this key feature of Latin syntax.

The Gerund and Gerundive in Livy

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 390
ISBN: 978-1-60724-639-8
R. B. Steele classifies Livy's use of the gerund and gerundive in his history of Rome, providing insight into the regular useage of this rather irregular feature of Latin grammar.

Ancient Sinope

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 389
ISBN: 978-1-60724-638-1
David Robinson, excavator of Olynthos, here gives an account of the site and history of Sinope, a trading city on the Black Sea.

The Use of the Optative in the Edda

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 388
ISBN: 978-1-60724-637-4
Tenney Frank's review and discussion of the uses of the optative in the Edda sagas of Iceland.

Root Reducibility in Polynesian

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 387
ISBN: 978-1-60724-636-7
William Churchill's essay on roots in Polynesian language, challenging the Euro-centric scholarship of traditional linguistics.

The Moods of Indirect Quotation

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 386
ISBN: 978-1-60724-635-0
A discussion of the psycology behind tense and mood choice in Latin indirect speech.

The Origin and Meaning of the Ancient Characters of Style

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 383
ISBN: 978-1-60724-632-9
Prof. Hendrickson traces the legacy of Greek rhetorical theory in the writings of Cicero.

On the Recession of the Latin Accent in Connection with Monosyllabic Words and the Traditional Word-Order

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 380
ISBN: 978-1-60724-629-9
Prof. Radford uses early Latin poetry to examine patterns of vowel quantity in early spoken Latin.

The Indo-Iranian Nasal Verbs

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 379
ISBN: 978-1-60724-628-2
Edwin Fay's mathematical model for the patterns of mutations in nasal Sanskrit verbs.

The Imperfect Indicative in Early Latin

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 378
ISBN: 978-1-60724-627-5
Prof. Wheeler traces the development of the Latin imperfect from its earliest roots to its later simplification.

The Order of Conditional Thought

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 377
ISBN: 978-1-60724-626-8
Prof. Nutting surveys and explains the psycological reasoning behind the conditional sentence, providing context for the often confusing grammatical constructions they present.

Problems in Greek Syntax

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 375
ISBN: 978-1-60724-624-4
Basil Gildersleeve discusses certain difficulties in codifying Greek syntax.

Some Irregular Forms of the Elegiac Distich

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 359
ISBN: 978-1-60724-622-0
Kirby Flower Smith explores the development of Greek and Latin elegiac meter from its origins to Imperial Rome.

Yours, Mine, or Theirs? Historical Observations on the Use, Collection and Sharing of Manuscripts in Western Europe and the Christian Orient

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 126
ISBN: 978-1-60724-059-4
In the west centuries ago manuscripts were replaced by printed books, and relegated to mostly secular libraries as a result of religious and political upheavals. In the Christian Orient such changes were slower and remain less advanced. Manuscripts have not entirely vanished from regular use, and Christian communities retain ownership of significant collections of their historic manuscripts. The vital connection between manuscripts and religious culture endures, even if attenuated by persecution, diaspora, technology, and other aspects of modernity. This essay provides an historical survey of these issues in both Europe and the Christian Orient (limited here to the Middle East, the Caucasus, and Ethiopia/Eritrea).

Études sur les Tchinghianés ou Bohémiens de l’Empire Ottoman

ISBN: 978-1-60724-321-2
A rare exploration of the language of the Romani people (popularly called “gypsies”), this study has been the standard reference for those who wish to explore the still poorly understood languages of the Bohemians of the Ottoman Empire. Part language study, part translation exercise, Paspates’ treatment is one of the few available on this topic. Starting out with an introduction and brief grammar, the major portion of the book is a lexicon of Romani. A brief concluding chapter contains stories both in the original language and in French translation. A must-have title for students of Romani, this book is a useful addition to the Gorgias Historical Grammar series.

Semasiological Possibilities

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 333
ISBN: 978-1-60724-615-2
Francis Wood, a linguist known for his work on Latin and Greek etymology, here presents the thesis “Difference in meaning is of itself no bar to connecting words.”

Affirmative Final Clauses in the Latin Historians

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 332
ISBN: 978-1-60724-614-5
R. B. Steele discusses the number of occurrences and some of the most noticeable examples of the different forms used by the Latin historians to express purpose, mostly those subjunctive clauses introduced by 'ut'.