Greek Language

OUR LANGUAGE. 180 texts on language

1st edition (2020)
Pages: 672
Dimensions: 153 x 237 mm
ISBN: 978-960-9582-16-2

180 texts by Professor G. Babiniotis are presented in this book, consisting essentially a “linguistic legacy” for those who love language. Well-written, intriguing articles by a linguist who has been involved for more than 40 years in research, study and teaching of language, especially Greek.


Alphabet – Writing – Orthography

Professor G. Babiniotis’ explains the history and the adventures of the Greek writing, all the way from the very beginning to the orthography of modern Greek. A fascinating book treating the contribution of the Greek alphabet to contemporary civilisation, a civilisation of written language.
Part I: Alphabet – History, evolution, importance
Part II: Letters – The individual and fascinating story of each one of the 24 letters
Part III: Writing and orthography
Prominent features of this edition:

  • Readable, non-technical discussion
  • Full bibliographic account
  • Detailed charts and tables
  • Selected illustrations and documented inscriptions
  • Detailed indexes of names, terms, tables and illustrations
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