Linguistic Variation in Classical Attic
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Classical Attic, used in literary master works of the 5th and 4th c. BCE (philosophy, tragedy, oratory), enjoyed a long-standing prestige over the other Greek dialects and …

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Paolo Poccetti, “Linguistic Variation in Classical Attic”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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