|From:||Keith Alasdair Mylchreest <kam@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 22, 2000, 23:38|
I think we say Hellenic, but don't the modern Greeks call themselves
"Romans" i.e. the heirs of the eastern empire?
If you can get hold of a copy of either of these books all your prayers
should be answered :-)
Allen W.S., Vox Graeca - a guide to the pronounciation of Classical Greek,
Cambridge Univ. Press 1968 (there are more recent editions)
Highly recommended (also the companion volume on Classical Latin) sadly I
don't have access to a copy any more, just a few notes I took years ago.
Stanford W.B., The Sound of Greek - studies in the Greek theory and
practice of euphony. Univ. of California Press 1967
P.S. Your name looked vaguely familiar, then I realised that I'd once
gone to a school called Guthlaxton (after an old territorial division).
I think the Guthlac in question was an obscure Danish-Saxon saint.