from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as epichorial.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a specific location; local (especially with reference to forms of the Ancient Greek alphabet).


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From Ancient Greek ἐπιχώριος (epikhōrios), from ἐπί (epi) + χώρα (khōra, "country").


  • The work thus starts with the period of epichoric scripts, embraces the classical and hellenistic periods of Greek history, following dialect and the development of koine, and continues through the period of the Roman Empire when Greek nomenclature underwent changes as a result of Roman rule, and religious, social and other factors. LEXICON OF GREEK PERSONAL NAMES.


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