Greek language in the Middle Ages and the modern era
Study Cycle: 2
Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Kavčič Jerneja
Seminary reading of selected texts from the Byzantine, Ottoman or Modern Greek period, written in demotic or archaizing language varieties. In this framework students get thoroughly acquainted with basic issues concerning the development of the Greek language after the end of antiquity (basic diachronic processes and differences between Ancient, Byzantine and Modern Greek; diglossia in the Byzantine period and the emergence of demotic literature; Modern Greek language question; Modern Greek dialects and their use in literature; language contact in the Byzantine and Modern era and its impact on the Greek language).