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Re: Italic Greek

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 15, 2004, 8:31
Staving Ray Brown:
>On Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at 01:18 , Peter Bleackley wrote: > >>This, I suppose, is of most interest to LLL types, but I thought I'd share >>it with everybody. >> >>Until at least the first century AD, Greek was spoken more frequently than >>Latin in southern Italy (Magna Graeca) I don't know when its use died out, > >I wasn't aware that it had. If it has, it has happened in the last 20 to >30 years.
Interesting - I had no idea that it had survived. Long may it continue! Pete