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A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges

Format: Digital


This standard Homeric Greek dictionary combines extensive lexicography with pictorial illustrations, providing scholars and students with strong, contextual impressions of this important dialect. Word entries list related nouns and verbs for conceptual coherence in vocabulary acquisition. Verb entries list tense and voice forms for easy reference. The dictionary also includes Homeric hapax legomena. This dictionary, optimized for use with Homeric Greek texts, references where words occur in the Iliad and Odyssey. Rather than being left to imagine a word’s referents and contexts, you’ll see 130 images providing visually and culturally rich illustrations of hundreds of words for maximum semantic content. This volume also offers a linguistic orientation to Homeric Greek with an overview of its unique features.

In the digital edition, this dictionary is enhanced by amazing functionality. It integrates seamlessly with Homeric Greek texts, like Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica, so you can access definitions, illustrations, and references with a click. Tablet and mobile apps let you read on the go. With Logos, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

For classic Homeric Greek grammars to accompany this dictionary, check out Homeric Greek: A Book for Beginners and Homeric Grammar.

Key Features

  • Includes references to where they occur in the Iliad and Odyssey
  • Provides maximum semantic content with illustrations
  • Identifies hapax legomena

Product Details

  • Title: A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges
  • Authors: Georg Autenrieth and Isaac Flagg
  • Translator: Robert P. Keep
  • Edition: Revised
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1891
  • Pages: 303

About Isaac Flagg

Isaac Flagg (1843–1931) was professor of Greek at Cornell University from 1871 to 1888 and professor of classical philology at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1891 to 1909, after which he was made professor emeritus.

About the Translator

Robert P. Keep (1844–1904) was an instructor at the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich Connecticut.

Sample Pages from the Print Edition