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Ancient Scholarship and Grammar - Stephanos Matthaios; Franco Montanari; Antonios Rengakos
Call Number: ebook click for access
ISBN: 9783110254037
Publication Date: 2011-02-17

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Cassell's New Compact Latin Dictionary - Cassells Editors
Call Number: PA2365.E5 C34 1981
ISBN: 9780440311010
Publication Date: 1981-09-01

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A concise dictionary of the English and Modern Greek languages as actually written and spoken : English-Greek - Antonius N Jannaris
Call Number: PA1139.E5 J3 1959 Ref

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Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece - Nigel Guy Wilson
Call Number: DF16 .E53 2010 REF
ISBN: 9780415873963

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A Greek-English lexicon of the Septuagint - T Muraoka
Call Number: PA781 .M87 2009
ISBN: 9789042922488
"For close to 60% of a total of 9,550 headwords all the passages occurring in the LXX are either quoted or mentioned. - A fully fledged lexicon, not a glossary merely listing translation equivalents in English. - Senses defined. - Important lexicographical data such as synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, distinction between literal and figurative, combinations with prepositions, noun cases, syntagmatic information such as what kind of direct or indirect objects a given verb takes, what kind of nouns a given adjective is used with, and much more information abundantly presented and illustrated with quotes, mostly translated." (Jacket summary)

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Ion, or, On the Iliad - Plato
Call Number: PA4035 .P4 2007
ISBN: 9789004163218
"This volume contains a linguistically reworked presentation, in Greek, of the Platonic dialogue Ion, which concerned poetics. An extensive introduction places the dialogue within Plato's oeuvre, reviews the textual foundation of the presentation, and explains the orthographical and punctuation choices." Book News

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature - Margaret Howatson
Call Number: PA31 .H69 1989 Ref
ISBN: 9780198661214
Publication Date: 1989-05-25

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The seer in ancient Greece - Michael Attyah Flower
Call Number: BF1765 .F56 2008
ISBN: 9780520252295
"Seers, both men and women, were charismatic individuals of high status, their regular presence attested by epigraphical and literary evidence throughout Greek history. They were consulted in personal, military, and civic crises, and their expertise gave necessary insight into the will of the gods. " (summary)

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