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The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Harm Pinkster


Volume II of the Oxford Latin Syntax deals with the syntax and pragmatics of complex sentences in Latin and other topics that transcend the simple clause (which is the content of Volume I). The volume starts with a chapter on subordination in general, followed by chapters on subordinate clauses that function as argument or as satellite in their sentence. Separate chapters are devoted to subordinate clauses governed by nouns and adjectives and to relative clauses. In addition there are chapters on coordination, comparison, secondary predicates, information structure of clauses and sentences inc ... More

Keywords: Latin, Syntax, pragmatics, clauses, coordination, comparison, secondary predicates, word order, sentence connection, discourse

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780199230563
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199230563.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

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