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To date, Pamphylian (the Greek dialect of Pamphylia) is very sparsely attested: epigraphical evidence at Sillyum (1st half of 4th cent. BC: only parts of sentences decipherable); brief funerary inscriptions from the early Hellenistic period onward, most with personal names (most important finds at Aspendus); coin legends; furthermore, 27 glosses which survive with indications of origin [1. 141-143].

Pamphylian, which was spoken in a frontier region inhabited by various Greek and non-Greek tribes (Πάμφυλοι/Pámphyloi: lit. 'all-men' or Doric for 'phyle'…

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García-Ramón, José Luis (Cologne), “Pamphylian”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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