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"Aspect" in the syntax of the verb in the poems of Homer : the testing of a theory

Wilkinson, Neal K.


In this thesis I have restricted my study of aspect in the verb In Homeric Greek in several Ways. Firstly, I have adopted as a working hypothesis one modern account of ancient Greek Aspect, that of K.L. McKay, and have concentrated more on testing this theory against the text of the Iliad and the odyssey than on theoretical argument. Secondly, I have restricted my analysis of Aspectual categories to four books – K,P,B,W – which represent earlier and later elements in both epics, to the extent...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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