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Introduction to A Homer commentary in progress
Associate Editors/Commenters: Anita Nikkanen, Keith DeStone
Assistant Editors: Daniel Cline, Angelia Hanhardt
The methodology of this research, as inherited by Parry, combines a rigorous study of Indo-European linguistics with two complementary perspectives on language as a system—perspectives that Saussure described as synchronic and diachronic. Here is a paraphrase of his description (Saussure 1916:117):