Greek in Sicily in Late Antiquity
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The Greek language in Sicily in Late Antiquity is characterized by two main peculiarities. First, it represents the result of the interaction between the Attic Koine, predominant in Sicily since the Hellenistic Age, and the previous local Greek varieties. In partic…

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Alessandro De Angelis, “Greek in Sicily in Late Antiquity”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 15 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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