The capital letters of the modern greek alphabet is almost the same as lonic alphabet. Lower case letters came to be in after 800 AD. People would usually write horizontal lines and write, right to left. In 500 bc changed the direction of writing to horizontal lines from left to right.
Ancient Scripts: Greek There were many variants of the early Greek alphabet, each suited to a local dialect. Eventually the Ionian alphabet was adopted in all Greek-speaking states, but before that happened, the Euboean variant was carried to the Italic peninsula and adopted by Etruscan and eventually Latin. The following chart compare various early variants, the Phoenician equivalent, the modern alphabet, and pronunciations
Let me hear you say GO GREEK. Let me hear you say GO GREEK. Let me hear you say alpha beta gamma delta epsilon zeta eta theta iota kappa lambda mu nu xi omicron pi rho sigma tau upsilon PHI CHI PSI OMEGA!