His parents were James Lawson Denniston, of the Indian Civil Service, and Agnes Guthrie. He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford.
He took a First in Classical Moderations (Greek and Latin) in 1908 and a Second in Literae Humaniores (philosophy and ancient history) in 1910. [2. The edifice, lofty though it may be, is built of bricks, not of huge blocks of Cyclopean masonry.
[J. D. Denniston, Greek Prose Style, p. 61 2. Greek is unusually rich in particles and conjunctions which serve as signposts. About Greek Prose Style. First published in 1952, this study discusses the development of Greek prose during the fifth century and analyzes its use of abstract forms of expression, wordorder, sentence structure, use of repetition, asyndeton and assonance. Edited by Hugh Lloyd Jones, Greek Prose Style discusses the development of Greek prose during the fifth century and analyses its use of abstract forms of expression, word order, sentence structure, use of repetition, asyndeton and assonance.
Greek Prose Style [Denniston JD on Amazon. com. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. Good, 1st Edition. Very good clean tight sound square Jan 29, 2008 I'd be interested to hear what other experienced readers have to say, but you might also consider looking at a book by GS Thompson, " Greek Prose Usage"and the book by JD Denniston on Greek Prose Style, To return to the menu of introductory sketches click here.
Herodotos. Herodotos of Halikarnassos (c. 490c. 431), the father of history, is sometimes portrayed as a naive and quaintly archaic stylist. In fact his is a style as subtle as any in Greek and represents the fullest development of literary Ionic. Style and language. Bakker 2006. Egbert Bakker, The syntax of historie: How Herodotus writes. In Dewald and Marincola 2006. Denniston 1952. J. Denniston, Greek Prose Style.
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