πᾶς μὴ Ἕλλην βάρβαρος -> anyone who is not a Greek is a barbarian, whoever is not a Greek is a barbarian, every non-Greek is a barbarian

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πᾶς μὴ Ἕλλην βάρβαρος -> anyone who is not a Greek is a barbarian, whoever is not a Greek is a barbarian (Servius [ca. 400 CE], Commentary on Vergil, Aeneid 2.504)
πας μη Έλλην βάρβαρος

Grai atque barbari -> Greeks and barbarians

The term originates from the Greek: βάρβαρος (barbaros pl. βάρβαροι barbaroi). In Ancient Greece, the Greeks used the term towards those who did not speak Greek and follow classical Greek customs. In Ancient Rome, the Romans used the term towards tribal non-Romans such as the Germanics, Celts, Gauls, Iberians, Thracians, Illyrians, Berbers, and Sarmatians. In the early modern period and sometimes later, the Byzantine Greeks used it for the Turks in a clearly pejorative manner.

The Ancient Greek name βάρβαρος (barbaros), "barbarian", was an antonym for πολίτης (politēs), "citizen" (from πόλις – polis, "city-state"). The earliest attested form of the word is the Mycenaean Greek, pa-pa-ro, written in Linear B syllabic script.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbarian
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