Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman Worlds

Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman Worlds


via phrases and pictures hired either by means of participants and by means of a variety of groups around the Graeco-Roman worlds, this booklet explores the complexity of multilingual representations of identification. beginning with the arrival of literacy within the Mediterranean, it encompasses not only the Greek and Roman empires but in addition the transformation of the Graeco-Roman international lower than Islam and in the medieval brain. via treating quite a number fabrics, contexts, languages, and temporal and political obstacles, the individuals give some thought to issues of cross-cultural similarity and distinction and the altering linguistic panorama of East and West from antiquity into the medieval interval. Insights from modern multilingualism concept and interdisciplinary views are hired all through to take advantage of the fabric absolutely.

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