Greek belongs to the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European language family. In there were about There were about , Greek speakers in Australia in , and in there were about 20, Greek speakers in Italy [ source ]. Greek was first written in Mycenae with a script known as Linear B , which was used between about and BC. This variety of Greek is known as Mycenaean. On Crete another script, known as the Cypriot syllabary , was used to write the local variety of Greek between about and BC.
Greek Script Writing
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L a T e X supports many worldwide languages by means of some special packages. In this article is explained how to import and use those packages to typeset your documents in Greek. Greek language is written with a special alphabet, for this reason some packages have to be included in the preamble to support it. There are some packages in this document related to the encoding and special characters.
How to Type Greek Letters in Microsoft Word
Little is known about the life of Aesop. According to historical facts he was a slave, while some legends suggest Aesop was an ugly hunchbacked slave, although his real appearance is a mystery. One thing is known for sure — Aesop was a very smart, resourceful and inventive man.
I have used this activity many times as a starting point for studying the Ancient Greeks. There is also a chart showing the Greek alphabet and the English sound each letter makes. I have also included images of nine different nametags completed by my students in the past years when they worked on this activity. TIPS: I recommend first having the students writing their Greek-lettered name on the thick white art paper approximate measurements of nametag are 30 cm x 10 cm with a pencil. Spacing and equal sizing of the letters is vital.