Homeric Vocabularies: Greek and English Word-Lists for the Study of Homer

Homeric Vocabularies: Greek and English Word-Lists for the Study of Homer

Edgar Johnson Goodspeed


An crucial step in studying and utilizing any language is the purchase of a operating vocabulary. Many tools were devised to aid with this acquisition, them all stressing the basic value of getting to know the phrases most often used. The Owen and Goodspeed word-lists—in which Homeric phrases are prepared in response to frequency of utilization, divided into different types based on components of speech, and provided in an easy-to-use format—are rather helpful.

The word-lists are established partially upon Gehring’s famed Index Homericus and are designed to aid the scholar examine Homeric phrases in a scientific approach, thereby marking the examining of Homer a worthwhile and common experience.

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