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Greek Language

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bound lecture notes of Ethelwyn Lemon

Identifier: Coll-1933
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 15 volumes of bound lecture notes that belonged to Ethelwyn Lemon. These notes were taken by Ethelwyn Lemon herself, or by other fellow female students, in the late 19th-early 20th century at the University of Edinburgh. Notes of lectures on British history given by Sir Richard Lodge, taken down by Barbara M Craw. Edinburgh University, 1904. (4 vols) Notes of...
Dates: 1892-1931

Class cards etc. relating to John Baillie Miller

 Fonds — Box EUA-A-10
Identifier: EUA GD67
Scope and Contents

2 matriculation cards (1862 and 1864); class cards - Greek (1862), Law of Scotland (1862/3), Scots law (1862/3), Criminal law (Summer session, 1863).

Dates: 1861-1863

Elegiacs, 2nd century AD

Identifier: P.Oxy.14
Scope and Contents

Fragment containing portions of eighteen lines from an elegiac poem. There is a reference to a well-known passage of the Iliad in one of the couplets.

The script is a clear upright uncial, which may be assigned to the second century. There is a very deep margin (7.8 cm) at the top of the column, perhaps intended for scholia.

Dates: 2nd century AD

Graduation photograph of Honours Greek students including Norman MacCaig, 30 June 1932

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0091
Scope and Contents

This is a graduation photograph of the Honours Greek Class of the University of Edinburgh, dated 30 June 1932. The class is composed of two professors, two women and nine men, including the Scottish poet Norman MacCaig. Photo by E. R. Yerbury & Sons.

Dates: 30 June 1932

Hebrew etymological lexicon of George Dunn

Identifier: MS DUN 3
Scope and Contents

Handwritten Hebrew etymological lexicon in 2 volumes. c.785 leaves per volume, with several loose leaves inserted.

Dates: c.1900

Lecture notes of John Borthwick of Crookston

Identifier: Coll-1951
Scope and Contents Seven notebooks containing lecture notes taken down by John Borthwick of Crookston at the University of Edinburgh between 1802 and 1807. Notes on "Humanity" lectures Notes on lectures of Greek, translation from Fenelon's Télémaque and observations upon the maxims of La Rochefoucauld Notes on lectures on moral philosophy by Dugald...
Dates: 1802-1807

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Alexander William Mair, 07 December 1919

Identifier: Coll-14/9/25/2
Scope and Contents

Mair discusses options in potential Latin and Greek nomenclature relating to the wings and feathers of birds.

Dates: 07 December 1919

MS 229: Onomasticon of Julius Pollux [incomplete], ? 15th century

Identifier: MS 229
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains an incomplete copy of the Onomasticon by Julius Pollux, a Greek thesaurus of Attic words arrnaged by subject. It starts as follows on f. 1r: 'Όνομασίαι θεῶν καὶ δαιμόνων καὶ τών περὶ αὐτἁ καὶ τιμῶν καὶ τόπων καὶ χωρῶν καὶ τῶν περὶ αυτ... καὶ τὰ τῶν τχνητῶν καὶ τῶν θε ραπευτῶν.', and includes the chapters 1-10 of Book 1, with some lacunae.There are two pastedowns at the beginning and end of the volume, which contains...
Dates: ? 15th century

Report of a public physician, 173 AD

Identifier: P.Oxy.51
Scope and Contents

A report addressed to the strategus of the nome by a public physician, stating that, in accordance with the instructions of the strategus to examine into the cause of death which had taken place and present a report, he had visited the house and seen the body.

The papyrus is written in a very cursive sloping hand.

Dates: 173 AD