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Middle Greek

(Languages) another name for Medieval Greek

Me′die′val Greek′

the Greek language of c700–c1500. Abbr.: MGk
Also called Middle Greek.
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Noun1.Middle Greek - the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 ADMiddle Greek - the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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(231.) Ennius had given a translation, or Latin adaptation of it that evokes the insanity of Orestes tortured by the vengeful Furies, it was a source for Timocles, poet of Middle Greek Comedy, and Menippus appears to have created a pastiche of the drama in one of his Menippean satires.
He mentions only a part of the modern parallel to this, in which the Middle Greek au[theta]entes 'autocrat, magistrate' (pronounced in modern times /af[theta]endi-/) became Tk.

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