Greek dialects and the poetic super-language
|July 27, 2017||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek||
In this video, Gregory Nagy discusses with Douglas Frame and Leonard Muellner an introduction to how ancient Greek dialects function in Homeric poetry.
- Attic Greek
- metrical differences and lack of redundancy
- evolution and perpetuation of the poetic super-language
You can watch the video in the frame below, or on the CHS YouTube channel.