Ancient Greek Alphabet
The Greek Alphabet and Its Surprising Connection to Egyptian Hieroglyphics
While the history of the alphabet of a particular language may not be of interest to many, it was quite significant to the Greeks. Lots of ancient Greek records contain stories about how they got their alphabet. It was...
The History of the Greek Language Throughout Time
Among the world's 2,700 languages, Greek stands out for its centuries-long, unique and continuous path. If we also consider the influence it exerted—both in terms of formation and content—on European as well as other languages, Greek is, without exaggeration,...
The Ancient Greek Lexicon Published After 23 Years in the Making
Cambridge University Press has recently published the Cambridge Greek Lexicon after twenty-three years of work by the university's classics faculty. The group was led by the lexicon's editor-in-chief, James Diggle, a professor at Queens College who taught Greek and Latin...