David Wharton

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Wharton plays a role.


Wharton, David. 2016. Abstract and embodied colors in Pliny the Elder’s Natural History. Embodiment in Latin Semantics, Short, William Michael (ed.), pp. 177–208
Some prominent, recent research on Latin color language asserts that the ancient Romans mostly lacked abstract color concepts, instead conceiving of “color” as intimately connected with the material substances that Latin color terms typically referred to. This chapter, through a detailed study of… read more | Article