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An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon
This abridgement of the world's most authoritative dictionary of ancient Greek is based on the 1883 revision. It includes some discussion of word usage, citing examples and characteristic phrases. Generally speaking, only words used by late writers and scientific terms have been omitted from the full lexicon. From Homer downwards, to the close of Attic Greek, care has been ...more
Hardcover, 1889, 7th, 914 pages
Published December 31st 1993 by Oxford University Press
(first published January 1st 1889)
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Feb 08, 2015 Erik Graff rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: readers of ancient Greek
Recommended to Erik by: Dennis Haas
Switching from history to a religious studies major in the second, more academically serious, part of college involved a good deal of biblical exegesis. I'd started becoming interested in Greek earlier, thanks to C.G. Jung's antiquarian concerns, and had learned the alphabet already by the simple expedient of writing it out on my bookmarks and referring to it every time a Greek text was encountered. Doing so, and thanks to high school Latin classes, I'd come to recognize that, words transliterat ...more
This is a very useful Greek lexicon. It has yet to fail me when looking up words. Numerous definitions exist, and references to any given word's use by a variety of authors is provided. The book itself is a reasonable 900 pages or so, making it not too large to bring it along with me when I go somewhere. However, there are some serious problems in the presentation of this edition, and this is why I am scoring this lexicon so low. The content is great, but this lexicon is difficult to use due to ...more
This is the classic lexicon for anyone who is studying Greek. My Greek tutor suggested it and I use it frequently as a reference book. The fact that it's been in print since it was first published in 1889 tells the whole story.