AN ECLECTIC LIBRARY

References for Ancient Greek

Grammar.

A Copious Greek Grammar, by August Matthiae. —Really, really copious.

Vol. I., 1837.
Vol. II., 1832.

A Greek Grammar, and Greek and English Scripture Lexicon, containing all the words which occur in the Septuagint and Apocrypha, as well as in the New Testament. By Greville Ewing, 1812.

Greek Grammar, translated from the German of Philipp Buttmann, by Edward Everett, 1822.

Elements of Greek Grammar: Used in Yale College, by Chauncey Allen Goodrich, 1827.

A Greek Grammar: for the Use of Learners, by Evangelinus Apostolides Sophocles, 1843.

A Complete Greek Grammar for the Use of Students, by John William Donaldson, 1862. —Quite extensive.

A Grammar of the Greek Language. By the Rev. D. Yenni, S.J. New York, 1878.

A Greek Grammar for Colleges, by Herbert Weir Smyth, 1920.

An Introduction to the Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, by John Edward King and Christopher Cookson, 1890.

A Practical Introduction to Greek Accentuation, by Henry William Chandler, 1862.

A Greek Grammar, by William W. Goodwin, 1892. —The most-used reference grammar: it gets bigger with every edition (but never as big as Matthiae's).
1895 edition.
1900 edition.
1902 edition.

An Elementary Greek Grammar, by William Watson Goodwin, 1873. —An early edition of Goodwin, possibly better for students since it isn't quite so bloated.

An Historical Greek Grammar: Chiefly of the Attic Dialect as Written and Spoken from Classical Antiquity Down to the Present Time; founded upon ancient texts, inscriptions, papyri, and present popular Greek. By Antonius Nicholas Jannaris, 1897.

Instructional Methods.

A Short Introduction to the Greek Language, 1815.

An Introduction to Greek Grammar on a New Plan, by Thomas Foster Barham, 1829.

An Easy Introduction to the Greek Tongue for the Use of Junior Classes, 1837.

An Introduction to the Knowledge of Greek Grammar, by Samuel B. Wylie, 1838.

An Introduction to the Greek Language, By Asahel Clark Kendrick, 1841.

Practical Introduction to Greek Construing, by Thomas Kerchever Arnold, 1847.

First Lessons in Greek, Introductory to the Greek Grammar, by Rev. Peter Bullions, 1854.

Dialects, New Testament, Byzantine, and Modern (19th-Century) Greek.

Introduction to the Study of the Greek Dialects, by Carl Darling Buck, 1910.

An Historical Greek Grammar: Chiefly of the Attic Dialect as Written and Spoken from Classical Antiquity Down to the Present Time; founded upon ancient texts, inscriptions, papyri, and present popular Greek. By Antonius Nicholas Jannaris, 1897.

An Introduction to the Greek of the New Testament, by George Lovell Cary, 1881.

A Greek Grammar of the New Testament, by Georg Benedikt Winer, 1825.

A Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research, by A. T. Robertson, 1923.

Romaic or Modern Greek Grammar, by Evangelinus Apostolides Sophocles, 1858.

A Modern Greek and English Lexicon: To which is Prefixed an Epitome of Modern Greek Grammar. By the Rev. Isaak Lowndes. Corfu, 1837.

Prose Composition.

A Short Introduction to the Writing of Greek, by George Isaac Huntingford, 1786.

Greek Exercises; or, An Introduction to Greek Composition, by Francis Edward Jackson Valpy, 1831.

Introduction to Greek Prose Composition, by Arthur Sidgwick, 1876.

An Introduction to Greek Prose Composition: For Use in Preparatory Schools and the Lower Forms of Public Schools, by Horace Pitman, 1899.

Verse Composition.

An Introduction to Greek Verse Composition, by Arther Sidgwick and F. D. Morice, 1883.

Epigraphy and Paleography.

An Introduction to Greek Epigraphy.

Part I: The Archaic Inscriptions and the Greek Alphabet,, by Ernest Stewart Roberts, 1887.

Part II: The Inscriptions of Attica, by E. S. Roberts and E. A. Gardner.

An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography, by Sir Edward Maunde Thompson, 1907.

Dictionaries or Lexicons.

Greek to English.

A Greek-English Lexicon: Based on the German Work of Francis Passow. By Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, 1875. —The biggest and best Greek lexicon in English, though not the latest edition, and in a very legible scan.
1889 (seventh) edition at archive.org.
1897 (eighth) edition at archive.org. —This is the latest edition in the public domain. There is a ninth edition, which is still in print today; Liddell and Scott has never been superseded.

A Greek Grammar, and Greek and English Scripture Lexicon, containing all the words which occur in the Septuagint and Apocrypha, as well as in the New Testament. By Greville Ewing, 1812.

Schrevelius' Greek Lexicon translated into English; to which is added a copious English and Greek Lexicon, edited by the Rev. J. R. Major, 1831.

A Greek and English Lexicon, by John Pickering. Third edition. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1832. —Fairly large, with numerous examples.

A Comprehensive Lexicon of the Greek Language, adapted to the use of colleges and schools in the United States. By John Pickering. Third edition. Boston: Wilson, Carter, and Company, 1846. Larger than any on this list but Liddell and Scott.

A New Greek and English Lexicon, Principally on the Plan of the Greek and German Lexicon of Schneider. By James Donnegan. First American, from the second London edition, revised and enlarged by R. B. Patton. Boston: Hilliard, Gray & Co., 1832. —Copious and comprehensive; good for a second opinion after Liddell & Scott. (I use my paper copy often.) Interesting that two large Greek lexicons were printed in Boston in the year 1832, apparently by the same or related publishers.

A New Greek and English, and English and Greek Lexicon, by George Dunbar. Edinburgh: MacLachlan, Stewart, and Co., 1840. —The Greek-English part is fairly copious.

A Lexicon of the Greek Language: For the Use of Colleges and Schools; containing a Greek-English Lexicon and an English-Greek Lexicon. To which is prefixed a concise grammar of the Greek language. By the Rev. John Allen Giles, 1840.

A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, by Joseph Henry Thayer, 1886.

A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament, by George Abbott-Smith, 1922.

Greek Lexicon of the Roman and Byzantine Periods (From B.C. 146 to A.D. 1100). By E. A. Sophocles. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1900. —A very good scan.
The same. Harvard University Press, 1914. —If there are revisions since the 1900 edition, they are very minor ones.

English to Greek.

Schrevelius' Greek Lexicon translated into English; to which is added a copious English and Greek Lexicon, edited by the Rev. J. R. Major, 1831.

An English-Greek Lexicon, by Charles Duke Yonge, 1849.

An English-Greek Lexicon: Containing All the Words in General Use with Their Various Significations Classified. By Henry R. Hamilton.

Fifth edition, 1868.
Tenth edition, 1877 (poor scan).
Twelfth edition, 1884.

Literature.

A Manual of Greek Literature, from the earliest authentic periods to the close of the Byzantine era. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853.
Another copy.
Another copy.