Medieval Greek

medieval stage of the Greek language

Medieval Greek (also known as Middle Greek or Byzantine Greek) is the stage of the Greek language. It is between the end of Classical antiquity in the 5th–6th centuries and the end of the Middle Ages.

Medieval Greek
Byzantine Greek
Regioneastern Mediterranean (Byzantine Empire)
Era330/395 AD – c.1500 AD; developed into Modern Greek[1]
Greek alphabet
Official status
Official language in
 Byzantine Empire
Language codes
ISO 639-2grc
ISO 639-3grc (i.e. with Ancient Greek[2])
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  1. Peter Mackridge, "A language in the image of the nation: Modern Greek and some parallel cases", 2009.
  2. The separate code "gkm" was proposed for inclusion in ISO 639-3 in 2006. The request is still pending. ("Change Request Documentation: 2006-084". Retrieved 2018-05-19.)

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