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Modern Greek (Greek: Νέα Ελληνικά or Νεοελληνική γλώσσα, "Neo-Hellenic", historically and colloquially, also known as Ρωμαίικα, "Romaic" or "Roman") refers to the varieties of the Greek language spoken in the modern era. The beginning of the "modern" period of the language is often symbolically assigned to the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453, even though that date marks no clear linguistic boundary and many characteristic modern features of the language had been present centuries earlier - from the fourth to the fifteenth century AD. During most of the period, the language existed in a situation of diglossia (due in part to the Dark Ages), with regional spoken dialects existing side by side with learned, archaic written forms. Most notably, during much of the 19th and 20th centuries, it was known in the competing varieties of popular Demotic and learned Katharevousa. Today, standard modern Greek, based on Demotic, is the official language of both Greece and Cyprus. Greek is spoken today by approximately 12-15 million people, mainly in Greece and Cyprus, but also by minority and immigrant communities in many other countries.

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Faculty:
Current Course Offerings:

Term A = Spring

Term B = Summer

Term C = Fall


Course Title Term Time
GREK 018-680 GREK018 - INTERMED MODERN GREEK II 2012A MW 0500PM-0700PM
GREK 115-680 GREK115 - GREEK/HERITAGE SPKRS II 2012A TR 0100PM-0300PM
GREK 015-680 GREK015 - ELEM MODERN GREEK I 2012C MW 0400PM-0600PM
GREK 115-680 GREK115 - GREEK/HERITAGE SPKRS I: GREEK/HERITAGE SPKRS I 2012C MW 0400PM-0600PM
GREK 016-680 GREK016 - ELEM MODERN GREEK II 2013A M 0400PM-0600PM
W 0500PM-0700PM
GREK 116-680 GREK116 - GREEK/HERITAGE SPKRS II 2013A TR 0130PM-0300PM
GREK 017-680 GREK017 - INTERMED MODERN GREEK I 2013C MW 0500PM-0700PM
GREK 215-680 GREK215 - ADV GREK/HERITAGE SPKR 2013C W 0130PM-0330PM
GREK 018-680 GREK018 - INTERMED MODERN GREEK II 2014A MW 0500PM-0700PM
GREK 215-680 GREK215 - ADV HERITAGE GREEK II 2014A R 0500PM-0700PM
F 1200PM-0100PM
GREK 015-680 GREK015 - ELEM MODERN GREEK I 2014C TR 0500PM-0700PM
GREK 115-680 GREK115 - GREEK/HERITAGE SPKRS I 2014C MW 0430PM-0630PM