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Greek was written mainly from right to left in horizontal lines at this time. By the early 4th century BC, the epichoric alphabets were replaced by the eastern Ionic alphabet.
Since Greek typefaces and fonts are not always supported or robust, Greek email and chatting has adopted a variety of formats for rendering Greek and Greek shorthand using Latin letters. The list below gives a modern name, followed by its Greek original and skeleton information about the frequency and dates of occurrence of the Greek name: for fuller information click on the link, which will take you to a listing of attestations and, via the 'place' tab, to a map.
Some Greek names, however, entered the European name stock through their use in works of literature.
The letter sigma has a special form which is used when it appears at the end of a word. But names that were created in late Greek as expressions of Christian values are included Anastasia, Christopher, Gregory.