29th June 2020

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Is ancient Greek language the same as modern Greek?

When a Greek reads an ancient text, is able to recognize it as Greek and almost all words are either very familiar or 100% the same. In modern Greek language, we still use the ancient Greek words, even those who are replaced by new Greek. EXAMPLE: Therefore, in modern Greek we use both: ancient and modern “dialect”.

Likewise, how is Ancient Greece similar to today?

Greek society was also governed much like ours is today. Both Greek men and women could be citizens of the state, so they could enjoy privileges like protection from violence. But a major difference between ancient Greece and our world today is that they had slaves, who were considered property of other Greek citizens.

Also Know, what industry did most ancient Greeks live by?

Agriculture And Industry
Most of the people in ancient Greece had jobs much like we do today. Many people were farmers, who sold or traded their fruits and vegetables at market in order to get what they needed to take care of their family.

Is Greek a hard language to learn?

It may not be the most difficult in the world to learn, but according to various studies, Greek is among the hardest languages for an English-speaking person to learn. Greek in particular, is really hard to learn, not only for English-speaking people, but all Latin-oriented language speakers.

What is the most common form of the Greek language?

The language is spoken by at least 13.4 million people today in Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Albania, and Turkey and by the Greek diaspora.

Greek language.
Greek
Language familyIndo-European Hellenic Greek
Early formProto-Greek
DialectsAncient dialects Modern dialects
Writing systemGreek alphabet Greek Braille
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