Post Tagged with: "diglossia"


Language and Identity in Greece (1900-1976)

4. Δεκεμβρίου 2009, Author: Notis Toufexis

You can download the slides as PDF here. LanguageAndIdentityLectureSlides(2)


Diglossia and register variation in Medieval Greek

5. Αυγούστου 2008, Author: Notis Toufexis

Published in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies Vol. 32 No. 2 (2008) 203–217 The journal is available online at 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 […]


Linguistic variation and the non-standardisation of the low varieties in Early Modern Greek diglossia

2. Οκτωβρίου 2003, Author: Notis Toufexis

International Colloquium “Linguistic Variation in Bilingual Communication, Acquisition and Diachronic Change” of the Research Centre 538: Multilingualism of the University of Hamburg [10.2003] This paper was a first and not yet fully developed version of my paper on «Register Variation and the Grammar of Medieval Greek». The Powerpoint presentation is available as PDF-file.


Transformations of Tradition: The Metaphrastic Lives of Aesop

2. Ιουνίου 2001, Author: Notis Toufexis

Paper given together with Sophia Voulgari. International Colloquium “Multilingualism from a Historical Perspective: Functional and Structural Aspects” of the Research Centre 538: Multilingualism of the University of Hamburg [06.2001]