Doric Greek

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Doric Greek
RegionPeloponnese, Crete, Rhodes, Sicily, Italy
Erac. 800–100 BC; changed into the Tsakonian language
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Doric or Dorian (Ancient Greek: Δωρισμός, romanized: Dōrismós) was a Hellenic language. It was a dialect of Ancient Greek. It was spoken in Western Greece and some parts of Southern Italy and Sicily.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Buck, Carl Darling (1900). "The Source of the So-Called Achaean-Doric κοινη". American Journal of Philology. 21 (2): 193–196. doi:10.2307/287905. JSTOR 287905.