Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary

by James Morwood

Other authorsJohn Taylor (Editor)
Paperback, 2002

Status

Available

Local notes

REF 483.3 Mor

Barcode

3977

Publication

Oxford University Press (2002), Edition: Revised, Paperback, 464 pages

Description

This is an elementary level dictionary, aimed at beginners learning Classical Greek. It covers over 20,000 words and phrases, and gives translations for over 4,000 English words. In addition, it offers a table of irregular verbs, a list of numerals, and a guide to pronunciation, providing the ideal, authoritative introduction to Classical Greek.

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Physical description

464 p.; 7.6 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member FergusS
This little dictionary is a gem. I bought it to extend beyond the vocab so readily supplied by the numerous New Testament Greek helps (although it is useful for NT work also). It is not an analytical dictionary and has no references to usage in the literature - in this regard "Pocket" says it all.
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However, as a quick reference for the stumbling reader it is great.

In addition to the main lexicon it also has a (much briefer) English- to Greek section, a list of proper names (English->Greek), a chart of numerals (very helpful) and a table of principal parts for the top 101 irregular verbs. A couple of simple maps close this useful volume.

To top it all off, it has a good bold Greek font which is easy to read.
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Pages

464

Rating

½ (19 ratings; 3.7)
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