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06 February 2003

350 Pages

ISBN: 9780199245062

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Bilingualism in Ancient Society

Language Contact and the Written Word

Edited by J.N. Adams, M. Janse, and S. Swain

  • Although the evidence for bilingualism in antiquity is immense, it has, so far, been under-exploited
  • Language contact intruded into virtually every aspect of ancient life, for example, literature, philosophy, the law, medicine, provincial administration, the army, magic, and trade