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A Greek-English lexicon / compiled by Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott ; revised and augmented throughout by Sir Henry Stuart Jones, with the assistance of Roderick McKenzie ; and with the co-operation of many scholars

by Liddell, Henry george
Edition statement:9th Published by : Clarendon Press, 1976 (Oxford) Physical details: xlv, 2 pts. ; 31 cm. ISBN:0198642148.
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PMC 483 L (Browse shelf) Available (Standard Loan) 30220

Donation Ex libris Proinsias Mac Cana

Signed by Proinsias Mac Cana

Publication/Distribution Reprint of 9th ed. published 1940

Accompanying material Includes a supplement edited by E.A. Barber with the assistance of P. Maas, M. Scheller and M.L. West. - Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1968

Includes bibliographical references

Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (9/e 1940) is the most comprehensive and up-to-date ancient Greek dictionary in the world. It is used by every student of ancient Greek in the English-speaking world, and is an essential library and scholarly purchase there and in W. Europe and Japan. The main dictionary covers every surviving ancient Greek author and text discovered up to 1940, from the Pre-Classical Greek of the 11C - 8C BC (for example Homer and Hesiod), through Classical Greek (7C - 5C BC) to the Hellenistic Period, including the Greek Old and New Testaments. Entries list irregular inflections, and together with the definition, each sense includes citations from Greek authors illustrating usage. The Lexicon is Greek into English only, as are other ancient Greek dictionaries. This is the market expectation among both students and scholars. In 1968 the Lexicon was updated with a Supplement

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