Late Greek


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Late Greek

n.
The Greek language as used in late antiquity and the early Byzantine period.

Late Greek

n
(Languages) the Greek language from about the 3rd to the 8th centuries ad. Compare Medieval Greek, Koine

Late′ Greek′


n.
the Greek of the early Byzantine Empire and of patristic literature, from about a.d. 100 to 700. Abbr.: LGk
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Noun1.Late Greek - the Greek language in the 3rd to 8th centuries
Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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What the invention of oil-painting was to the Venetians, the face of Antinous was to late Greek sculpture, and the face of Dorian Gray will some day be to me.
Summary: Metropolitan Saba Esper was elected Friday as temporary successor to the late Greek Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim.
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This year marks the fest's 28th installment, with highlights including a tribute to the late Greek helmer Theodoros Angelopoulos, replete with an Israeli debut concert by piano virtuoso Eleni Karaindrou, who scored several of his films; an international marketing forum and pitching conference; and screenings including Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," which opened the fest.
Among the topics are the textual tradition of the Argonautica, Ptolemaic epic, Apollonius on poetry, Apollonius as a Homeric scholar, Apollonius and Virgil, and echoes and imitations of Apollonius in a late Greek epic.
Stavros S Niarchos is named after the late Greek shipping tycoon whose Foundation aided the tall ship's construction.
Perhaps they were referring to Nikos Kessanlis's Geste (1961), a sculpture by the underrated (in international terms) late Greek artist made from cloth and the metal casing of a toilet flusher--a work that predates the Arte Povera aesthetic.
Twinkling on a hilltop overlooking a tranquil, secluded harbour are four gemstone villas with views across the ocean to Scorpios, the tiny island bought by the late Greek shipping billionaire Aristotle Onassis to woo Jackie Kennedy, and where their wedding took place in 1968.
Kennedy and late Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.