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Greek and Anatolian Languages
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The discovery of the Hittite imperial archives early in the 20th c. provided copious evidence of the extensive links between Bronze Age Greece and Anatolia. Anatolian influence affected virtually every aspect of life in the Aegean region, including trade and technology, population diffusion, religious ritual and observance, poetic tradition, warfare, even athletics. An extensive body …

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Sarah Rose, “Greek and Anatolian Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 01 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000145>
First published online: 2013

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