Category: Linguistics

Modern linguists about ancient Macedonian Language/Dialect

“For a long while Macedonian onomastics, which we know relatively well thanks to history, literary authors, and epigraphy, has played a considerable role in the discussion. In our view THE GREEK CHARACTER OF MOST NAMES IS OBVIOUS and it is difficult to think of a Hellenization due to wholesale borrowing. ‘Ptolemaios’ is attested as early as Homer, ‘Ale3avdros’ occurs next […]

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