14th Trends in Classics - Speakers

Department of Classics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Departamento de Filología Clásica, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Dipartimento di Antichità, Filosofia e Storia, Università degli Studi di Genova|
Center for the Greek Language (Thessaloniki)
Fundación Pastor de Estudios Clásicos (Madrid)


14th Trends in Classics International online Conference 

“Historical Linguistics and Classical Philology” 

Thessaloniki, 5-7  March 2021


Speakers & Titles


Rutger J. Allan (Free University Amsterdam)

Localizing Caesuras in the Homeric Hexameter. A functional-cognitive approach

Béla Adamik (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Romanisation and latinisation of the Roman Empire in the light of data in the Computerized Historical Linguistic Database of the Latin Inscriptions of the Imperial Age

Marina Benedetti (Università per Stranieri di Siena)

On διδάσκειν ‘teach’ between linguistics and philology

Klaas Bentein (Ghent University) 

In search of the individual: Norm-breaking in Greek papyrus letters

Anna Bonifazi (University of Cologne)

Old and new pragmaphilology

Albio Cesare Cassio (Università di Roma, “La Sapienza)

Old morphology in disguise: Homeric episynaloephe, Ζῆν(α), and the fate of IE instrumentals

Luz Conti (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Solidarity and power: first person plural forms in the Iliad

Emilio Crespo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

‘And the will of Zeus was fulfilled’ (Iliad 1.5): Philology and historical linguistics in action

Pierluigi Cuzzolin (Università degli Studi di Bergamo) 

Definiteness in Ancient Greek

Jesús de la Villa (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Ideological change and syntactic change: The relationship between semantics and syntax in the assignation of semantic roles

Wolfgang de Melo (University of Oxford)

Varro’s De lingua Latina: Etymological theory and practice

Panagiotis Filos (University of Ioannina)

Ancient lexicography and modern philological scholarship: Some remarks on ancient dialect(ologic)al scholia

Raquel Fornieles (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

The concept of News in ancient Greek literature

Georgios K. Giannakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Tmesis and univerbation in Greek: In the interstices of linguistics and philology

Richard Hunter (University of Cambridge)

The inscriptional turn

Mark Janse (Ghent University)

Girl, you’ll be a woman soon: Grammatical and/or semantic agreement with Greek hybrid nouns of the Mädchen type

Brian D. Joseph (The Ohio State University)

The Greek augment — What this amazingly enduring element tells us about language change in general and vice-versa

Sara Kaczko (Università di Roma, “La Sapienza”)

Inherited “Doric” [a:], non-Attic vocalism, and Attic poetic traditions

Evangelos Karakasis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Latin linguistics and Neronian pastoral revisited

Joshua T. Katz (Princeton University)

Mending οὐλομένην (Iliad 1.2)

Daniel Kölligan (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg) 

Pindar’s genius or Homeric words? The interplay of synchronic and diachronic analysis in Greek philology and linguistics

David Langslow (The University of Manchester)

The interplay of philology and linguistics in the editing of a Late Latin medical translation

Io Manolessou (Academy of Athens) 

Investigating the history of the Greek language through corpora: Two case studies

Julián Méndez Dosuna (Universidad de Salamanca)

Ἀμόργινος, ἀμοργίς. A study in scarlet

Eduard Meusel (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (ThlL)/LMU Munich) 

A song of milk and honey: The poetic transformation of an ancient ritual drink in Pindar

Piera Molinelli (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

New contents in old languages: Greek and Latin (and other languages) in the first Christian letters

Lara Pagani (Università degli Studi di Genova)

“Not according to our usage…”. Linguistic awareness in the Hellenistic ecdotic practice on Homer

Harm Pinkster (University of Amsterdam)

Evidence for word order change in Latin

Paolo Poccetti (Università di Roma “Tor Vergata’”)

Greek numeral systems in Southern Italy: Convergences and divergences

Wojciech Sowa (University of Poznan)

Ancient Greek lexica and so called „fragmentary attested languages”

Olga Spevak (Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès)

Towards a unified account of the ab urbe condita construction in Latin and Ancient Greek

Olga Tribulato (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)

Greek lexicography between philology and linguistics: A look at Atticist lexica and their medieval reception

Marja Vierros (University of Helsinki)

How to build a historical digital grammar and why? A corpus of Greek Papyri as a test case

Andreas Willi (University of Oxford)

The σχῆμα Σοφόκλειον between philological synchrony and linguistic diachrony


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