Vol. 56 No. 2 (2018)

Juan Signes Codoñer (2016), “La quimera de los gramáticos”

Marina Benedetti
Università per Stranieri di Siena

Published 2018-12-20


  • Middle voice,
  • History of linguistics


Review of Juan Signes Codoñer (2016), La quimera de los gramáticos. Historia de la voz media del verbo griego en la tradición gramatical desde Apolonio Díscolo hasta Ludolf Küster y Philipp Buttmann, Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca y Juan Signes Codoñer, Salamanca, ISBN 978-84-9012-643-1, pp. 1-587


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