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Classical Greek


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  • proper n. The form of Ancient Greek language used during the classical period of Greek literature: approximately 600 to 300 BC. The language of the poets and philosophers: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Thucydides, Aristotle, etc.


classical + Greek (Wiktionary)


  • The Mycenaean reflex is attested in a feminine adjective spelled out in Linear B as mi-to-we-sa 'red-painted' and combined with later Classical Greek μίλτος points to the root *milto-.

    A Minoan word for red dye


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