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Photiou Tou Patriarchou Lexeon Synagoge: E Codice Galeano Descripsit - Photiou Tou Patriarchou Lexeon Synagoge 2 Volume Paperback Set (Paperback)
  • Photiou Tou Patriarchou Lexeon Synagoge: E Codice Galeano Descripsit - Photiou Tou Patriarchou Lexeon Synagoge 2 Volume Paperback Set (Paperback)
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Photiou Tou Patriarchou Lexeon Synagoge: E Codice Galeano Descripsit - Photiou Tou Patriarchou Lexeon Synagoge 2 Volume Paperback Set (Paperback)

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Paperback 476 Pages / Published: 15/07/2010
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This work, first published in 1822, was edited by Peter Paul Dobree (1782-1825) who had been entrusted with the literary remains of the eminent classical scholar Richard Porson (1759-1808). It contains the text of a ninth-century Greek lexicon compiled by Photius, Patriarch of Constantinople. The lexicon was a tool for Byzantine Greeks studying the works of ancient authors, whose language and vocabulary differed significantly from the day-to-day language spoken in the Byzantine Empire. The lexicon offers the modern scholar a wealth of information regarding ancient works that Photius had access to but are no longer extant. The edition is based on a transcription, made by Porson, of the only remaining manuscript of the lexicon: Codex Galeanus, in Trinity College Library, Cambridge. Volume 2 contains entries for the letters pi to omega. The edition has served as an important source for the study of Byzantine lexicography.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108016506
Number of pages: 476
Weight: 600 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 140 mm

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