Welcome to the homepage of the international research project Conversation in Antiquity. Analysis of Verbal Interaction in Ancient Greek and Latin funded by the Community of Madrid (SI1/PJI/2019-00283). Here you will get to know the project’s international team, find the updated list of our publications, information about events and some opportunities to collaborate.
Σωκράτης – ἐρώτημα τοῦτ᾽ ἐρωτᾷς ἢ λόγου τινὸς ἀρχὴν λέγεις;
Πῶλος – ἐρωτῶ ἔγωγε. (Pl. Grg. 466a)
Socrates: Is that a question you are asking, or are you beginning a speech?
Polus: I am asking a question.