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The Doric dialects are a group of Ancient Greek dialects spoken across a vast geographical area that spans from Northern Greece over the Saronic Gulf and the Peloponnese to the islands of the eastern Aegean Sea, and further beyond, in the area of the Black Sea, b…

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Araceli Striano, “Doric”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 22 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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