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Onomastics
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A. General Remarks (CT)

Onomastics (the study of names) is the linguistic discipline for the investigation of names. In their most common form, names (proper names, onómata in Greek) are a subclass of nouns, which every language in …

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Forssman, Bernhard (Erlangen) and Untermann, Jürgen (Pulheim/Köln), “Onomastics”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1509810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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