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Greek, Ancient

Ἑλληνική

Ancient Greek Learning Resources

Ancient Greek was spoken between the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.
Ancient Greek was used in the Eastern region of the Mediterranean.

Map showing distribution of Greek dialects in classical period Greece (Map by Fut.Perf)
Map showing distribution of Greek dialects in classical period Greece (Map by Fut.Perf)



Tourists at the Parthenon temple in Athens, Greece (Photo by Harrison Fitts)
Tourists at the Parthenon temple in Athens, Greece (Photo by Harrison Fitts)


Ancient Greek epichoric variants of the alphabet showing forms from Euboea, Ionia, Athens, Corinth, and Modern (Image by BishkekRocks)
Ancient Greek epichoric variants of the alphabet showing forms from Euboea, Ionia, Athens, Corinth, and Modern (Image by BishkekRocks)



Ancient Greek sentence from the book The Sand Reckoner by Greek mathematician Archimedes (Image by Jin Zan)
Ancient Greek sentence from the book The Sand Reckoner by Greek mathematician Archimedes (Image by Jin Zan)

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