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Five centuries of books and manuscripts in Modern Greek a catalogue of an exhibition at the Houghton Library, December 4, 1987 through February 17, 1988 by Evro Layton

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Published by Harvard College Library in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greek imprints -- Exhibitions.,
  • Manuscripts, Greek (Medieval and modern) -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEvro Layton.
ContributionsHoughton Library.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ2281 .L38 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1775184M
LC Control Number92129845

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Exemplary is also her work, Five Centuries of Books and Manuscripts in Modern Greek: A Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Houghton Library, December 4, , through Febru This work explores the emergence of modern Greek language, thought, and sensibility reflected in Harvard's strong collection of Greek books and manuscripts.   In the Houghton Library celebrated fifty years of preeminence with an exhibition devoted to its riches. This work catalogs an astonishing range of books, manuscripts, and curiosities: a miniature stage set made for a Mabou Mines production of Samuel Beckett's play The Lost Author: Anne Anninger. Acclaimed for its penetration, balance, and insight, Modern Greece tells the story of Greece and its people, from the founding of Constantinople to the eclipse of socialism in the late twentieth century. C. M. Woodhouse is uniquely qualified to write the history of Greece, having served there in the Allied military and the British embassy during and after World War II before writing Cited by: Etymologicum Magnum (Greek: Ἐτυμολογικὸν Μέγα, Ἐtymologikὸn Mέga) (standard abbreviation EM, or Etym. M. in older literature) is the traditional title of a Greek lexical encyclopedia compiled at Constantinople by an unknown lexicographer around AD. It is the largest Byzantine lexicon and draws on many earlier grammatical, lexical and rhetorical works.