Ancient Greek


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Ancient Greek

n
(Languages) the Greek language from the earliest records to about 300 bc, the chief dialect areas of which were Aeolic, Arcadic, Doric, and Ionic (including Attic). Compare Koine, Late Greek, Medieval Greek
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Noun1.Ancient Greek - the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Classical Greek, Ionic, Ionic dialect, Attic - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
Aeolic, Aeolic dialect, Eolic - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis
Arcadic, Arcadic dialect - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians
Doric, Doric dialect - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
Translations
starořečtina
griego antiguo
muinaiskreikka
grec ancien
ógörög
古代ギリシャ語
starogréčtina
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A similar circumstance was observed after an earthquake at Valparaiso, Calabria, and other places, including some of the ancient Greek temples.
Yes, I speak five of the modern tongues -- that is to say, German, French, Italian, English, and Spanish; by the aid of ancient Greek I learned modern Greek -- I don't speak it so well as I could wish, but I am still trying to improve myself.
He had picked up a trifle, he said, which was rather a curiosity, it was an ancient Greek dagger of the Mycenaean Epoch, and might well have been worn in the time of Theseus and Hippolyta.
I had a delight in that stupid collection of monkish legends which I cannot account for now, and which persisted in spite of the nightmare confusion it made of my ancient Greeks and Romans.
He was able to read almost eight hundred letters in the ancient Greek language.
Drizzle a little extra Ancient Greek Vinaigre over each portion, then serve.
Among the drama of the annual ancient Greek drama festival, THOC is bringing to stages around the island another ancient Greek tragedy: Hippolytus by Euripides which was staged in Athens in 428 BC.
In discussions, the readers offered the history book authors to put a picture of actor Brad Pitt in the chapter on the ancient Greek city of Troy and photo of actress Mila Jovovich in the chapter about Joan of Arc.
FILM FILM IMMORTALS Film4, 9pm A power-mad ancient Greek king raises an army with the intention of not only conquering the known world, but using a mystical weapon to unleash the legendary titans and overthrow the gods.
He is also Professor of the ancient Greek Language at the University of 'Omar Al Mukhtar' in Beida and Derna.
Alexander, who was educated by the ancient Greek philosopher Artistotle, conquered most of the world known to the ancient Greeks.
Were ancient Greek men who had sex with one another gay?