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Formation of Doric Koines, The
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During the last three pre-Christian centuries the ‘Koineization’ processes in the Doric territories gave rise to several regional varieties referred to as Doric Koines: North-West Koine (with the focus in Aetolia), Achaean Doric Koine (in Peloponnesian Achaea), South-East Aegean Koine (in Dodecanese with the focus in Rhodes), and Sicilian Koine. Their phonolog…

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Vit Bubenik, “Formation of Doric Koines, The”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000135>
First published online: 2013

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