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Verbal periphrases in Greek: a typological and diachronic research from cognitive- linguistic perspective

This project researches the use of verbal periphrases in postclassical Greek, based on a corpus of early Christian biographical (narrative) texts. The project is embedded in the theory known under the umbrella term " Cognitive Linguistics". The main objectives are: (1) definition and typology (2) description of the position in the verbal system (3) description of the use in context (pragmatics),

Date:1 Oct 2009 →  31 Mar 2015
Keywords:language typology, greek language diachrony, greek early Christian literature, cognitive linguistics, verbal periphrase
Disciplines:Literary studies, Theory and methodology of linguistics, Linguistics, Other languages and literary studies, Language studies