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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 know under the umbrella term "cognitive Linguistics". The main objectives are: (1) definition and typology (2) description of the position of the verbal system (3) description of the use in context (pragmatics).

Date:1 Jan 2009 →  31 Dec 2014
Keywords:greek language diachrony, greek early Christian literature, cognitive linguistics, verbal periphrase, language typology
Disciplines:Literary studies, Linguistics, Other languages and literary studies, Language studies, Theory and methodology of linguistics