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Thessalian is the ancient Aeolic dialect of Thessaly in Northern Greece, with several local varieties. The variants of Pelasgiotis (Larisa, Crannon; Phalanna in Perrhaebia) and Thessaliotis (Pharsalus, Cierium) are the best known. Thess. did not develop a literary language; epigraphic sources provide the information about the dialect. On the accentuation of Thess., one can only draw indirect conclusions. Useful selectio…

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Frits Waanders, “Thessalian”, 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_00000349>
First published online: 2013

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