Attic dialect

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  • But he most largely used the Attic dialect for it was combined with others. Cited from Works Volume 3: Essays and Miscellanies, Plutarch
  • This word is in the Attic dialect, and was a word in general use.
  • Drama was particularly developed in Athens, so works are written in Attic dialect.
  • The second makes fun of a fellow writer for his obsession with Attic dialect.
  • Others say, that from the appearance of their star in the heavens, they were thus called, for in the Attic dialect this name comes very near the words that signify above. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, A. H. Clough,
  • His language is the purest and most refined Attic dialect. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume I, by John Lord
  • And therefore, as I was saying, in the Attic dialect the heroes turn out to be rhetoricians and questioners. Cited from Cratylus, by Plato, B. Jowett, Trans.
  • Note the realizations of certain phonemes differ from the more standard Attic dialect of Koine.
  • Gorgias is also known for contributing to the diffusion of the Attic dialect as the language of literary prose.
  • In classical Greek, the dual was all but lost, except in the Attic dialect of Athens, where it persisted until the fifth century BC.
  • Only the pronunciation of the classical Attic dialect of the 5th century BC, including its later development towards Koine Greek, is explored here.
  • The form of these letters is exquisitely beautiful, and the language is the pure Attic dialect, such as it was spoken in the best times in familiar but refined conversation at Athens.
  • In Aristophanes' plays, the Attic dialect is couched in verse and his plays can be appreciated for their poetic qualities.
  • Intervocalic was lost by the time of Ancient Greek, and vowels in hiatus were contracted in the Attic dialect.
  • Lemnos later adopted the Attic dialect of Athens.
  • Attic Greek grammar is to a large extent ancient Greek grammar, or at least when the latter topic is presented it is with the peculiarities of the Attic dialect.
  • The Greek dialects used are the Attic dialect for the parts spoken or recited, and a literary Doric dialect for the vocals.
  • SOCRATES: And therefore I have the most entire conviction that he called them demons, because they were daemones (knowing or wise), and in our older Attic dialect the word itself occurs. Cited from Cratylus, by Plato, B. Jowett, Trans.
  • The Aeolic form of the name was retained even in the Attic dialect, and the epithet "Aeolian Smyrna" remained current long after the conquest.
  • Ionic acquired prestige among Greek speakers because of its association with the language used by both Homer and Herodotus and the close linguistic relationship with the Attic dialect as spoken in Athens.
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