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Prof. Dr. Eva Tichy


professor, former director of the Seminar, emerita as of 2017.


Private address:
Berner Straße 18
79108 Freiburg im Breisgau
Mail should be addressed to:
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar

79085 Freiburg im Breisgau


Research Interests

  • Indo-European Linguistics, especially:
    • Indo-Iranian Studies: morphology and syntax of Vedic and Avestan
    • Historical grammar of Greek, especially of the language of Homer
    • Syntax and morphology of the Indo-European verb, especially, aspect, aktionsart, mood.
    • Nominal morphology: inflecion types and their functional differentiation, internal derivation
  •  General Linguistics:
    • Verbal aspect and aktionsart, especiall regarding narrative structure
    • mood and modal systems


A list of Prof. Dr. Tichy's publications may be found here. Under the label Ilias diachronica you may find several other documents on the diachronic stratification of the Iliad here.

Prof. Dr. Tichy's work on the Iliad was portrayed in an article of our university magazine uni'wissen in 2012; you may find the report here.