Variation in Mycenaean Greek
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Abstract

There has been much debate regarding the nature of ‘variation’ in Mycenaean texts. A number of proposals regarding the dialect position of Mycenaean will be briefly surveyed, and salient examples of morphological and phonetic/pho‘‘nological variants in Mycenaean texts will be discussed.  

There has been much debate regarding the nature of ‘ variation’ in the Linear B texts. Pertinent to this issue is the dialect position of Mycenaean within the Hellenic branch of Indo-European. A number of proposals were formulated:

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Celestina Milani, “Variation in Mycenaean Greek”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000363>
First published online: 2013



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