Pamphylian
(2,696 words)

Abstract

Pamphylian was an ‘aberrant’ Ancient Greek dialect or, more accurately, a distinctive linguistic variety of Greek spoken for the largest part of the first millennium BCE in the southern coastal area of Pamphylia in Asia Minor. The small corpus of written evidence (short inscriptions, especially funerary, coin legends, few glosses, etc.) points to a special form of Greek: on the one hand, there wa…

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Panagiotis Filos, “Pamphylian”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 22 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000267>
First published online: 2013



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