Greek and Iranian
(2,333 words)

Abstract

The history of the interaction between the Greek and Iranian civilizations is complex, largely due to issues regarding the timeframe of the contact, the diversity and reciprocity of such contact and its ultimate effects. This interaction is, in fact, present throughout the history of Greek from Archaic Greece to the Hellenistic period. Greek sources regarding the contact of mainla…

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Maria Carmela Benvenuto, “Greek and Iranian”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000156>
First published online: 2013



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