Vox Graeca. Front Cover · William Sidney Allen. CUP Archive, – Greek Vox Graeca: The Pronunciation of Classical Greek · William Sidney Allen. This edition of Professor Allen’s highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section. VOX GRAECA is W. Sidney Allen’s systematic reconstruction of the facts of Attic Greek pronunciation from a wide variety of ancient sources. It begins with a short .

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Geo marked it as to-read Jun 03, This copy of Vox Graeca: Adam marked it as to-read Mar 15, It gives an articulation of words that is essentially psilotic, without losing a valuable distinction for the listener.

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Can people recommend any audio examples of Vox Graeca that I could use as a guide? My library Help Advanced Book Search.

The rest of the Spartan constitution is now available. Dennis Toscano marked it as to-read May 31, The first is that Allen makes a variance from IPA for no good reason, in for example using [y] instead of [j] for the palatal semivowel.

Ok, maybe I don’t like the digammas, but that’s not important. It has music but the music actually works pretty well.


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Another aspect of the book that limits its usefulness is that Allen’s coverage of changes is limited to only the classical period. And though IPA with Allen’s idiosyncracies is used through most of the book, the quick-reference “Summary of Recommended Pronunciations” at the end gives examples with analogies to undependable Received Pronunciation English, French or German sounds “o as German ‘Gott'”, “omega as English ‘saw'”.

A tight, unmarked copy. The recommendations given here reflect a commonly-adopted pedagogically practical compromise involving the admixture of the treatment of some sounds as they developed in late classical or postclassical pronunciation.

Kassiani added it Jul 11, BCE, but I follow the system with the better internal logic, even at the risk of anachronism. CUP Archive- Greek language – pages.

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I feel the primary value of allsn book is in assembling and weighing the evidence for how Greek was spoken in the ancient world; the practical recommendations are secondary.

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Daniel added aallen Jun 13, Rent and save from the world’s largest eBookstore. And the Greek is just so much better than anything else I’ve heard, the rhythm of the hexameter, the pitch accent, the “poetic” feeling, everything is there.

Selected pages Title Page. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section on stress in classical Greek, the chapter on quantity has been recast, and the author has added an appendix on the names and letters Ian rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Here you can discuss all things Ancient Greek. Demetrios rated it it was amazing Jan 14,