Greek and Illyrian
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Abstract

The study of Greek-Illyrian relations presents the same problems as the study of the relationships between Greek and the other ancient Balkan languages, but in a particularly acute form as the data at our disposal are extremely scarce. The study of the Illyrian language is based on the analysis of personal names, place names, and mainly on the analysis of glosses, although an in-…

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Christos Tzitzilis, “Greek and Illyrian”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000154>
First published online: 2013



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