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Lexilogus; or, a Critical Examination of the Meaning and Etymology of Numerous Greek Words and Passages

 Intended Principally for Homer and Hesiod

By Philip Buttman

1861 - London - John Murray

8.5" by 5.5"; (xv) 586pp.





An analysis of the Greek language by the German philologist Philip Buttmann (1764-1829).

The Lexilogus is a valuable study on some words of difficulty occurring principally in the poems of Homer and Hesiod and was published in 1818, before being translated into English by the Rev. J. R. Fishlake.

Fifth edition.


In an armorial full calf binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some heavier wear to extremities. Front hinge tender. Internally, firmly bound. Some light spotting to first and last few pages with occasional small spots elsewhere, otherwise bright and clean.

Overall: GOOD.


Price: £49.99

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