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Book epigrams from meieval greek manuscripts. Compilation of an unexplored corpus and creation of a asearchable database

Creation of a corpus of book epigrams from Byzantine manuscripts. The corpus will be made available on-line. Unknown texts will be published with a commentary. Analysis of the material will eventually shed new light on the literary aesthetics of the period, the evolution of Byzantine language, orthography and verse forms, and the socio-historical context of book emergence.

Date:1 Jul 2010 →  31 Dec 2015
Keywords:medieval cultural history, Greek linguistics, Greek literature, Byzantine philology
Disciplines:Linguistics, History, Language studies, Literary studies