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Research data supporting “ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ: A linguistic analysis of the early Greek alphabets”

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Elvira Astoreca, Natalia  ORCID logo


The present database was created during the research for the PhD thesis ‘ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ: A linguistic analysis of the early Greek alphabets’. It contains contextual and linguistic information on all Greek inscriptions from the 8th and 7th centuries BC known to the author by December 2020. Please, see the README file for a detailed description of the dataset and the methodology followed to gather the data.


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The .xlsx file can be used in Microsoft Excel. The .csv copy of the dataset can be open with any text editor.


epichoric alphabets, Greek linguistics, classics, writing systems, Ancient Greek, alphabetic writing


European Research Council (677758)
This research was funded as part of the project ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ (CREWS). This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758).