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Greek and Phrygian
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The problem of the relationship between Greek and Phrygian is not simply an issue of language contact, but in fact raises fundamental questions as to what material is to be described as Phrygian, and what the Phrygian language actually is. The study of the Phrygian language is based on the analysis of the epigraphical material, personal names, place names and words that the ancient wr…

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Christos Tzitzilis, “Greek and Phrygian”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 21 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000160>
First published online: 2013

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