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Beta code is a standard way of describing Greek letters and accents using basic ASCII characters. Accents are indicated by special code characters which immediately follow the letter they are accenting in the original Greek. Beta code includes extensive notation for many types of punctuation, scansion, and papyrological keys. However, for contributing to (and optionally for reading results from) the SOL, the following summary of the most commonly used characters should suffice:
Here is the first section of Homer as viewed in Beta code:
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