International Byzantine Greek Summer School (IBGSS), 18 July – 15 August, 2020, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Trinity College, Dublin


Deadline:

April 14, 2020

Event Date:

July 18, 2020 - August 15, 2020


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International Byzantine Greek Summer School (IBGSS)

The Department of Classics at Trinity College Dublin is delighted to host the International Byzantine Greek Summer School (IBGSS). This well-established course, directed by Dr Anthony Hirst, moved to Dublin in 2016 after many years of success at Queen’s University Belfast (2002-11) and the University of Birmingham (2012-15). The course teaches Byzantine Greek at Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced level and allows early learners to engage with original texts from the start.

Byzantine Greek is the dominant form of Greek written during the Byzantine Empire (AD 330–1453). The spoken language changed significantly in this period and came close to Modern Greek, but most Byzantine authors use conservative forms of Greek that looked back to Classical Attic, the Hellenistic Koine and Biblical Greek. Therefore much of the vocabulary, morphology and syntax of Byzantine Greek are not significantly different from Classical Greek, which makes this course a suitable preparation also for reading Classical literature and the New Testament.

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