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Latin loanwords in Greek documentary papyri (c. 30 BCE to c. 200 CE)

Abstract:

Ancient Greek hosted hundreds of Latin loanwords (e.g. κεντουρίων ‘centurion’) as a result of contact between Greeks and Romans. Because previous studies of Latin loanwords have mostly concentrated on chronology, morphology, and lexicon, there has been no systematic investigation of their introduction and spread in specific contexts and the motives behind their choice or avoidance. This thesis is the first work to address such questions. It uses a large corpus of Greek texts, the papyri of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4163-4934

Contributors

Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0003-1771-5451
Institution:
University of Reading
Oxford college:
All Souls College
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-4272-4803
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Oxford college:
Worcester College
Role:
Examiner
ORCID:
0000-0002-8694-2845
Institution:
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Role:
Examiner
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Funding agency for:
Sidro, G
Grant:
SFF1819_CB2_HUMS_1213645
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Funding agency for:
Sidro, G
Grant:
SFF1819_CB2_HUMS_1213645
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2022-07-23

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