Saronic
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Abstract

In Greek dialectology, the term Saronic is used to refer to the common variety of West Greek dialect spoken in the regions around the Saronic Gulf, Corinth, Megara and East Argolis, at the middle of the 4th c. BCE.

In Greek dialectology, the term Saronic is used to refer to the common variety of West Greek dialect spoken in the regions around the Saronic Gulf, Corinth, Megara and East Argolis, at the middle of the 4th c. BCE (Doric). At that time, West Argolic had a long vowel system that was closely related to that of…

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Araceli Striano, “Saronic”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_SIM_00000530>
First published online: 2013



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