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An Etymological Glossary of Nearly 2,500 English Words in Common Use Derived from the Greek

by Boyce, Edward Jacob

G. Bell 1878

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Overview

Edward Jacob Boyce’s instrumental Glossary is a practical, efficient compendium of English words and their Greek translations. This functional, acute reference book is a remarkable introduction to the Greek language and its pronunciation for beginners, and an exceptional resource for those advancing their study of the language. A necessary means to enhanced understanding of the Bible, this text assists in getting the precise English definition and derivation of words from the Greek in an accessible A-Z format.

Perfect for New Testament exegesis, many of the definitions are accompanied by references to specific Bible verses. This quintessential volume includes a succinct history of the Greek Alphabet and its contributions to the formation of modern language. With Boyce’s characteristic attentive emphasis on syntax and accidence, this essential lexicon is an indispensable and valuable guidebook for the illumination of the Greek language.

Key Features

  • In-depth preface by the author
  • Complete introduction of the Greek alphabet
  • Quick, A-Z format of English to Greek translations

Praise for the Print Edition

Perhaps the most thoroughly practical little book on its subject we have ever seen.

—Literary Churchman

Product Details

  • Title: An Etymological Glossary of Nearly 2,500 English Words in Common Use Derived from the Greek
  • Author: Edward Jacob Boyce
  • Publisher: George Bell and Sons
  • Publication Date: 1878
  • Pages: 204

About Edward Jacob Boyce

Edward Jacob Boyce, M.A. was a Rector of Houghton, Hampshire and the author of several books on theology and linguistics.