“Archaic Greek in a modern world” from Cambridge University
“The Spread of Turkish Language and the Black Sea Dialects,” Brent Brendemoen and Chris Gratien, Ottoman History Podcast , No. 79 (November 16 2012) http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2012/11/history-turkish-language-dialects-turkic-greek-influence.html
(ps listen to the ottoman history podcast)
I guess I knew some sort of ottoman/pure turkish/arabic script heritage people were out there and that they would mention the orthographic reform as a thing, but it’s still surprising to see.
[trans: The Japanese can read a 3000-year old book in their own alphabet. The English can read a 1200-year old book in their own alphabet. Seriously, We can’t read a 100-year old book that our grandparents wrote!?]