Bilingualism in Ancient Societ
Language Contact and the Written Text
This volume aims to introduce classicists, ancient historians, and other scholars interested in sociolinguistic research to the evidence of bilingualism in the ancient Mediterranean world. The fifteen original essays in this collection, which have been written by well-regarded experts, cover theoretical and methodological issues and key aspects of the contact between Latin and Greek and among Latin, Greek, and other languages.
J.N. Adams is Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford M. Janse is Editor, Biographie Linguistique, The Hague, and Associate Professor of Greek and General Linguistics S. Swain is Professor of Classics, University of Warwick