Post Tagged with: "register variation"


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 […]


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]