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Doric Greek
Region Peloponnese, Crete, Rhodes, Sicily, Italy
Era c. 800–100 BC; changed into the Tsakonian language
Language family
  • Hellenic
    • Ancient Greek
      • Western
        • Doric Greek
Linguist List grc-dor

Doric or Dorian (Ancient Greek: Δωρισμός 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.

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