Zonarae Lexicon
(312 words)

[German version]

Comprehensive Byzantine lexicon (approximately 19,000 entries), incorrectly ascribed to Ioannes Zonaras ([1], according to the editor also called Lexicon Tittmannianum), written in Constantinople between 1204 and 1253 [2.736f.], the most widely distributed of all Byzantine lexicons. The some 130 MSS [4.22-35] fall into two groups: an original complete version (title usually Συλλογὴ λέξεων/Syllogḕ léxeōn, 'Collection of Words' etc.) and a secondary abridged one with a different sequence of glosses (title usually Ἔρανος λέξεων/Éranos léxeōn, 'Contributio…

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Alpers, Klaus (Lüneburg), “Zonarae Lexicon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12217830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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