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Ancient Greek language survives in small community

An isolated community in north-eastern Turkey has been found to speak a dialect of Greek that is very close to the ancient Greek. As few as 5,000 people speak the dialect but linguists believe that it is the closest, living language to ancient Greek and could provide an unprecedented insight into

Shakespeare in the original pronunciation

A professor from the University of Kansas has pieced together the original pronunciation of Shakespeare and is staging a performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. “American audiences will hear an accent and style surprisingly like their own in its informality and strong r-colored vowels,” Meier said. “The original pronunciation

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