Language Contact
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Abstract

Greek (Mycenaean, Classical, Hellenistic, Byzantine) was in manifold contacts with a number of languages ‒ Ancient Semitic, Thracian, Illyrian, Lycian, Lydian, Iranian, Latin, Hebrew, Aramaic, Syriac, Egyptian, Coptic, Celtic, Indic and Arabic. Previous research h…

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Vit Bubenik, “Language Contact”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 27 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000202>
First published online: 2013



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