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Reference Links: Concordances, Lexicons, and Specialized Bibliographies

The primary lexicons for scholarly study of ancient texts

Liddell, H., R. Scott and H. Jones. A Greek-English Lexicon with a Supplement, ninth edition. Oxford, 1968. Ref. PA445 E4 L7 1968 in the Classics Reading Room. Known simply as "LSJ 9".

Lampe, G. W. H. A Patristic Greek Lexicon. Oxford, 1968. Ref. PA445 E5 L3 in the Classics Reading Room. Sometimes known as "the Lampe unto my feet."

Bauer, W. (ed.), trans. by W. Arndt and F. Gingrich. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago, 1957. (A later edition exists.) Ref. PA881 B38 1968 in the Classics Reading Room. Known as Bauer-Arndt-Gingrich.

Lewis, C. and C. Short. A Latin Dictionary. Oxford, 1879. Ref. PA2365 E5 A7 in the Classics Reading Room.

Glare, P. The Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford, 1982. Ref. PA2365 E5 O9 1982 in the Classics Reading Room (in fascicles); also in the Theological Reference Section (library, 4th floor). Known as "OLD".

Specialized dictionaries and lexicons include

Blaise, A. et al. Dictionnaire Latin-Francais des auteurs chrZtiens. Paris, 1954. Ref. PA2308 .B6.

Calvin, J. Lexicon iuridicium iuris caesarei. Geneva, 1640. Ref. PA2361 C3. (How could I omit this one?)

Lessing, C. Scriptorum historiae Augustae lexicon. Leipzig, 1901-06. Ref. PA2361 L4.

Carpenter, D. et al. Glossarium mediae et infimae latinitatis. Niort, 1883-. Ref. PA2889 D8.

Prinz, O. Mittellateinisches Woerterbuch bis zum ausgehenden 13. Jahrhundert. Munich, 1967. Ref. PA2889 M5 v. 1; index to this work is at Ref. PA2889 M5 Index.

Blatt, F. et al. Novum Glossarium Mediae Latinitatis ab anno DCCC usque ad annum MCC. Hafniae, 1957. Ref. PA2893 N6.

Boswinkel, E. et al. Berichtigungsliste der griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Aegypten. Leiden, 1976. Ref. PA3303 Z5 B4 v.6.

Preisigke, F. Woerterbuch der griechischen Papyrusurkunden. Berlin, 1925. Ref. PA3369 P75 v. 1-3.

Cunliffe, R. A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect. London, 1924. Ref. PA4209 C8.

Dunbar, H. A Complete Concordance to the Odyssey of Homer. Revised and enlarged by B. Mazullo. Oxford, 1880 (repr. Hildesheim, 1962). PA4209 D7.

Prendergast, G. A Complete Concordance to the Iliad of Homer. Revised and enlarged by B. Mazullo. London, 1875 (repr. Hildesheim, 1962). PA4209 P7.

Autenrieth, G. Homeric Dictionary. Chicago, 1904. Ref. PA4209 Z5 A9 1904.

Ellendt, F. Lexicon sophocleum. Berlin, 1872 (repr. Hildesheim, 1958). Ref. PA4434 Z8 1958.

Allen, J. and G. Italie. Concordance to Euripides. Berkeley, 1954. Ref.PA3992 Z8.

Todd, O. Index Aristophaneus. Cambridge, 1932. PA3888 Z8 T6.

Ast, F. Lexicon platonicum. Leipzig, 1835 (repr. 1956). Ref. PA4333 A9 1835a v. 1-2.

Bonitz, H. Index Aristotelicus. Graz, 1955 (reprint). Ref. PA3926 Z8 B6.

Kiernan, T. Aristotle Dictionary. New York, 1962. Ref. PA3926 Z8 K53 1962.

Goligher, W. and W. Maguinness. Index to the Speeches of Isaeus. Cambridge, (1962?). Ref. PA4214 Z8.

Denomme. J.-M. Index Isaeus. Hildesheim, 1968. Ref. PA4214 Z8 1968.

Rengstorf, K. Complete Concordance to Flavius Josephus. Leiden, 1973. Ref. PA4224 R4 v. 1-4.

Schreckenberg, H. Bibliographie zu Flavius Josephus. Leiden, 1968. Ref. PA4224 S3.

St. Marin, D. Bibliography on the "Essay on the Sublime". Privately printed, 1967. Ref. PA4229 L6 M28.

Wyttenbach, D. Lexicon plutarcheum. Oxford, 1830 (repr. Hildesheim, 1982). Ref. PA4389 Z8 1962 v. 1-2.

Merguet, F. Lexikon zu den Schriften Caesers. Jena, 1886 (repr. Hildesheim, 1963). Ref. PA6269 Z8 M4.

Abbott, F. et al. Index verborum in Ciceronis Rhetorica. Urbana, 1964. Ref. PA6366 A2

Bailey, D. R. Shackleton. Onomasticon to Cicero's Speeches. Norman (OK), 1988. Ref. PA6366 .B36 1988.

Packard, D. A Concordance to Livy. Cambridge (MA), 1968. Ref. PA6475 Z8 1968 v. 1-4.

Warwick, H. A Vergil Concordance. Minneapolis, 1975. Ref. PA6825 W37.

Wetmore, M. N. Index verborum vergilianus. New Haven, 1911. PA6952 W4.

DeFerrari, R. et al. A Concordance to Ovid. Washington (DC), 1939. Ref. PA6553 D4.

Motto, A. A Guide to the Thought of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Amsterdam, 1970. Ref. PA6693 Z8 1970. (Also in the Classics Reading Room.)

DeFerrari, R. and J. Campbell. A Concordance of Prudentius. Hildesheim, 1966. Ref. BR65 P67 D4.

Van Bavel, T. and Van Der Zande, F. Repertoire bibliographique de saint Augustin 1950-1960. The Hague, 1963. Ref. Z8047.6 B35.

Nebreda, E. Bibliographia Augustiniana. Rome, 1928. Ref. Z8047.7 N4.

Andresen, C. Bibliographia Augustiniana, bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Carl Andresen. Ref. Z8047.7 .A53 1973.

Vigna, G. A bibliography of St. Augustine's De Civitate Dei. Evanston, 1978. Ref. Z8047.7 V5

Sciacca, M. F. Augustinus. Bibliographische Einfuhrungen in das Studium der Philosophie. Bern, 1948. Ref. Z8047.6 S33.

Hatch, E. and H. Redpath. A Concordance to the Septuagint and the other Greek Versions of the Old Testament (Including the Apocryphal Books). Oxford, 1897. Folio BS1122 H3 v. 1, 2 and suppl.

Moulton, W. and A. Geden. A Concordance to the Greek Testament according to the Texts of Westcott and Hort, Tischendorf, and the English Revisers. Edinburgh, 1899. Ref. BS2302 M8; the fifth edition includes the United Bible Societies' third edition (the NT text most commonly used in undergraduate NT courses here at Calvin).

Tuggy, A. E. Concordance of the Prepositions of the Greek New Testament in Seven Languages. Barcelona, 1984. Ref. PA849 .T84 1984.

Wevers, R. A Concordance to the Latin Bible of John Calvin. Grand Rapids, 1985. Calvinism Coll. BS423 W43 v. 1-6.

A Concordance to Calvin's Institutio. Grand Rapids, 1993. In the Classics Reading Room.

Gruys, J. The Correspondence of Theodorus Canterus. Nieuwkoop, 1978. Ref. PA8485 C33 Z482 1978.

Bietenholz, P. et al. Contemporaries of Erasmus. A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Toronto, 1985. Ref. PA8511 A5 E55 1974 Suppl v. 1-3.

Sieben, H. Voces: eine Bibliographie zu Wsrten und Begriffen aus der Patristik (1918-1978). Berlin, 1980. Ref. Z7018 .S4 S53.

Repertoire bibliographique de philosophie. Louvain. Z7127 R42 v. 1 (1949-).

Bulletin de thZologie ancienne et mZdiZvale. Louvain. Ref. Z7753 B8 v. 1 3 (1929-32).

Bibliographia Patristica: internationale patristische Bibliographie. Ref. Z7729 B5 v. 1-25, 28 (1959 -).

Mention here should be made of Kaske, R. L. et al. Medieval Christian Literary Imagery: A Guide to Interpretation (Toronto, 1988), the best work available on the sometimes baffling ways medieval scholars and theologians interpreted the Bible and other Christian literature. Ref. Z6517.K38 1988.

Note: An Ibycus Scholarly Computer with CD-ROM unit is available in the Classics Reading Room for word searches in nearly all of the authors in the Berkowitz-Squitier Canon of Greek Authors and Works, and the Latin authors on the PHI CD. The Ibycus computer is also capable of word-processing in English, Greek, Hebrew and Coptic. The CETEDOC library of patristic and medieval Christian authors is now available in the Theological Reference Section of the Library; Prof. Williams has prepared a beginner's guide to this resource.