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Language and Identity in Multilingual Mediterranean Settings
Challenges for Historical Sociolinguistics
Ed. by Molinelli, Piera
DE GRUYTER MOUTON
Aims and Scope
This book explores the linguistic expression of identity, intended as the social positioning of self and others, by focusing mostly on a scenario of prolonged language contact, namely the ancient Mediterranean area. The volume includes studies on language contact and on identity strategies developed at different levels of analysis, from phonetics to pragmatics, in, among others, Latin, Greek, Coptic, Syriac, (Cypriot) Arabic, Medieval Sardinian.