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Day: February 16, 2010

Philological Reliability: Literary Texts

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Mediaeval Greek
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It’s safe to come out now, folks, I’m no longer debating the etymology of Greek four-letter words. But two points that came up in that debate—the reliability of a vernacular phrase in Tzetzes, and the unrelated search for the earliest attestation of the -opoulos suffix, bring up a philological point, about dating linguistic changes through […]

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