Archaic Greek in the Modern World

An endangered Greek dialect which is spoken in north-eastern Turkey has been identified by researchers as a “linguistic goldmine” because of its startling closeness to the ancient language, as Cambridge researcher Dr Ioanna Sitaridou explains.

https://www.greecehighdefinition.com/blog/2017/5/26/archaic-greek-in-a-modern-world

 

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2 Responses to Archaic Greek in the Modern World

  1. Judith Starkston says:

    Thanks! I loved this video. The conversation between the women is charming. I did not realize this dialect of Greek had survived.

    • culturaltrails says:

      Thank you Judith. I am glad that you liked it. Isn’t it interesting? I also liked it very much. Who knows there might be other villages.

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