Phonetics
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Abstract

The phonetic reality posited for Ancient Greek sounds is surveyed here, paying attention to consonants, vowels, and accent. The variety of Greek focused on most is Attic Greek of the Classical period (c. 5th century BCE), but attention is given to Mycenaean Greek of the 2nd millennium BCE and to Koine Greek of the Hellenistic period, es…

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Brian Joseph, “Phonetics”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000280>
First published online: 2013



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