Greek AlphabetThe letters in the Greek alphabet presented below are used for printed Ancient Greek texts. The earliest Greek texts that have survived were written with a radically different script called Linear B. For a detailed and wonderfully well argued discussion of the origins of the Greek alphabet, see Roger D. You can find fonts for displaying or writing Greek text as well as utilities for converting older fonts to the new Unicode standarde on our fonts page. Three sets of pronunciation suggestions are given in the table below: first the pronunciation of each letter in Modern Greek, then the reconstructed Hellenistic Koine pronunciation, and finally the reconstructed pronunciation for the Classical period (before about 350 BCE). The Erasmian pronunciation used in many schools to teach Biblical Greek and sometimes even Classical Greek is not given on this page. To hear online examples of both Classical and Modern Greek pronunciation, see the discussion at the end of the alphabet below. Roger D.
New Testament GreekTextkit | Greek and Latin Learning ToolsAncient Greek Tutorials @ AtticGreek.orgAncient Greece - History, mythology, art, war, culture, society, and architecture.Greek New Testament - Parallel Greek New Testament by John HurtEton College - The Eton Greek ProjectThe Eton classics department has commissioned software to help with the learning of Greek vocabulary and grammar, making use of the new Oxford Greek Grammar by James Morwood. Oxford University Press has collaborated in this enterprise, and the Provost and Fellows of Eton College have made the programs available on the internet as a free service in accord with the college’s aims as a charitable organisation. The Reading Greek parts of the project have been developed in association with the Department of Classical Studies at the Open University. The software, which is designed by Tony Smith, is in self-contained and manageable stages. Note: Some of the testers will only run properly if you have Java enabled in your browser. Please click on the links below for the testers and the word list. The developers of the project would welcome your comments or suggestions.