Ancient Scholarship & Grammar: Bryn Mawr Review

Ancient Scholarship & Grammar: Bryn Mawr Review

Postby MAubrey » March 20th, 2012, 12:06 pm

I sure there are some people here interested in how the Ancient Greeks thought about the structure of their language and there's a new review at Bryn Mawr on just such a book:

http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2012/2012-03-30.html

Ancient Scholarship and Grammar: Archetypes, Concepts and Contexts edited by Stephanos Matthaios.
Hardcover: 558 pages
Publisher: De Gruyter; 1 edition (February 15, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 3110254034

Table of Contents:

I. “Philologia perennis”: History and New Perspectives
    F. Montanari, Ancient Scholarship and Classical Studies
II. The Ancient Scholars at Work
    R. Hunter, Plato’s Ion and the Origins of Scholarship
    M. Fantuzzi, Scholarly Panic: πανικὸς φόβος, Homeric Philology and the Beginning of the Rhesus
    S. Matthaios, Eratosthenes of Cyrene: Readings of his ‘Grammar’ Definition
    E.Pontani, Ex Homero grammatica
    R. Nünlist, Aristarchus and Allegorical Interpretation
    M. Schmidt, Portrait of an Unknown Scholiast
    J. Lundon, Homeric Commentaries on Papyrus: A Survey
    B. K. Braswell, Didymus on Pindar
    P. Bing, Afterlives of a Tragic Poet: The Hypothesis in the Hellenistic Reception of Euripides
    S. Chronopoulos, Re-writing the Personal Joke: Some Aspects in the Interpretation of ὀνομαστὶ κωμῳδεῖν in Ancient Scholarship
    K. Spanoudakis, Ancient Scholia and Lost Identities: The Case of Simichidas
III. The Ancient Grammarians on the Greek Language and Linguistic Correctness
    J. Lallot, Did The Alexandrian Grammarians have a Sense of History?
    L. Basset, Apollonius between Homeric and Hellenistic Greek: The Case of the ‘Pre-positive Article’
    P. Probert, Attic Irregularities: Their Reinterpretation in the Light of Atticism
    I. Sluiter, A Champion of Analogy: Herodian’s On Lexical Singularity
IV. Ancient Grammar in Historical Context
    A. Wouters–P. Swiggers, New Papyri and the History of Ancient Grammar: The ἐπίρρημα Chapter in P. Berol. 9917
    W. Ax, Quintilian’s ‘Grammar’ (Inst. 1.4-8) and its Importance for the History of Roman Grammar
    F. Lambert, Syntax before Syntax: Uses of the Term σύνταξις in Greek Grammarians before Apollonius Dyscolus
    G. Bonnet, Syntagms in the Artigraphic Latin Grammars
    L. Visser, Latin Grammatical Manuals in the Early Middle Ages: Tradition and Adaptation in the Participle Chapter
    V. van Elst, Theodosius and his Byzantine Successors on the Participle: A Didactic Approach
    M. Billerbeck, The Orus Fragments in the Ethnica of Stephanus of Byzantium
V. Ancient Grammar in Interdisciplinary Context
    C. C. de Jonge, Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the Scholia on Thucydides’ Syntax
    A. Luhtala, Imposition of Names in Ancient Grammar and Philosophy
    M. Chriti, Neoplatonic Commentators on Aristotle: The ‘Arbitrariness of the Linguistic Sign’
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Re: Ancient Scholarship & Grammar: Bryn Mawr Review

Postby Barry Hofstetter » April 2nd, 2012, 2:44 pm

I sooooo want this book. But I am poor, poor I am. I wonder if they'd send me a review copy? :(
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Re: Ancient Scholarship & Grammar: Bryn Mawr Review

Postby MAubrey » April 2nd, 2012, 5:56 pm

I know...me too. Minimally, I've put it on my amazon wishlist with the hope that some guy selling a copy will undervalue it.
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Re: Ancient Scholarship & Grammar: Bryn Mawr Review

Postby Stephen Carlson » April 2nd, 2012, 6:52 pm

OK, I decided to recall the book from some lucky Duke student who had checked it out.
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