Skipping ahead, a similar point is made more effectively in Notis Toufexis’ chapter on the diachronic study of Greek. Toufexis argues very convincingly that text mark-up allows us to move beyond the idea of a single critical edition of an ancient Greek text and instead to preserve the entire rich history of ‘misspellings’ and ‘misreadings’ […]
“Rome Wasn’t Digitized in a Day”: Building a Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Classicists September 10th, 2011 by Simon Mahony A web only publication by Alison Babeu with good coverage of the Stoa and the Digital Classicist. Published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The author provides a summative and recent overview of the […]
Review: Peter Mackridge, Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766–1976. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. 385.
Published in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 35 (2011) 239-241. The journal is available online under http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/byz You can download the PDF-file here.
Io Manolessou & Notis Toufexis University of Patras & University of Cambridge Abstract The present paper gives an overview of the branch of corpus linguistics that deals with historical corpora, i.e. electronic text compilations of of past forms of language, and discusses their applicability and availability for the study of the history of the Greek […]
Published in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 34/1 (2010) 117-118 You can download the PDF-file here.
This paper sets out to explore how and why digital editions of texts or text-versions could facilitate a truly diachronic study of the Greek language. It points out shortcomings of existing digital infrastructure and argues in favour of a general shift of focus towards linguistic analysis of transmitted texts with the help of electronic corpora […]
“Phonetic change in Medieval Greek: Focus on liquid interchange” (together with Io Manolessou) The present paper aims to propose a methodology for the research of phonetic change in Medieval Greek, and to show, through the investigation of the phenomenon of liquid interchange, that a) the new electronic tools available for the study of Greek can […]
Published in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies Vol. 32 No. 2 (2008) 203–217 The journal is available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney This article recognizes diglossia as a key phenomenon for the interpretation of the existence of different registers in the late Byzantine period (twelfth-fifteenth centuries). The main characteristics of Byzantine diglossia are outlined and associated with […]
“Creating a database for the ‘Grammar of Medieval Greek’ project”, in: Ι. Μαυρομάτης (εκδ.), Πρακτικά του διεθνούς συνεδρίου Neograeca Medii Aevi VI: Πρώιμη νεοελληνική δημώδης γραμματεία. Γλώσσα, παράδοση και ποιητική, Οκτώβριος 2005, Ιωάννινα (in press) The main goal of the “Grammar of Medieval Greek project” is to produce a comprehensive Grammar of Medieval Greek in […]