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Physical time as well as linguistic time is understood via space. Movement and Space are the components of the image of time. Ancient Greek shares the same properties with modern European languages, hence the cognitive models ‘Moving Time’, ‘Moving Ego’, ‘Acting Time’ and ‘Time-based’ are well represented. Temporal adverbs and tem…

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Emilia Ruiz Yamuza, “Time”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 15 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000350>
First published online: 2013

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