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The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume 1: The Simple Clause

Harm Pinkster


Since Raphael Kühner and Carl Segmann’s (German) two volume Latin Syntax of 1912, new data have become available, texts outside the classical canon have received more attention, numerous monographs and articles have been published, new text editions and commentaries have become available, and new insights have been developed in various linguistic theories. Moreover, the position of Latin and the specialists in the field have changed considerably. This book takes these changes into account and offers an up-to-date tool. The data used are texts from the period 250 BC – ad 450. The approach is ma ... More

Keywords: Latin syntax, descriptive, contemporary linguistics, examples, Classical, traditional terminology, non-technical, diachronic changes, text types

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199283613
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283613.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harm Pinkster, author
Emeritus Professor of Latin, University of Amsterdam