Table of contents for Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman worlds / edited by Alex Mullen and Patrick James.


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Introduction: multiple languages, multiple identities Alex Mullen; 1. Language maintenance and language shift in the Mediterranean world during the Roman Empire James Clackson; 2. Why did Coptic fail where Aramaic succeeded? Linguistic development in Egypt and the Near East after the Arab conquest Arietta Papaconstantinou; 3. Language contact in the pre-Roman and Roman Iberian peninsula: direct and indirect evidence Oliver Simkin; 4. Complaints of the natives in a Greek dress: the Zenon Archive and the problem of Egyptian interference Trevor Evans; 5. Linguae sacrae in ancient and medieval sources: an anthropological approach to ritual language Alderik Blom; 6. Typologies of translation techniques in Greek and Latin David Langslow; 7. Greek in early medieval Ireland Pádraic Moran; 8. An habes linguam Latinam? Non tam bene sapio: views of multilingualism from the early medieval West Paul Russell; 9. Towards an archaeology of bilingualism: on the study of Greek-Coptic education in late antique Egypt Scott Bucking; 10. Neo-Punic and Latin inscriptions in Roman North Africa: function and display Andrew Wilson; 11. Cultures as languages and languages as cultures Robin Osborne.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Multilingualism -- Rome.
Multilingualism -- Greece
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Ancient Languages (see also Latin). -- bisacsh