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=== Lexicon of Greek Personal Names ===
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==Available==
  
<span class="wikiexternallink">http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/</span>
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* http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/
  
=== Purpose and Scope ===
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==Director==
  
to collect and publish with documentation all known ancient Greek personal names (including non-Greek names recorded in Greek, and Greek names in Latin), drawn from all available sources (literature, inscriptions, graffiti, papyri, coins, vases and other artefacts), within the period from the earliest Greek written records down to, approximately, the sixth century A.D.
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* Robert Parker
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* Co-investigator: Jean-Baptiste Yon
  
The work thus starts with the period of epichoric scripts, embraces the classical and hellenistic periods of Greek history, following dialect and the development of koine, and continues through the period of the Roman Empire when Greek nomenclature underwent changes as a result of Roman rule, and religious, social and other factors.
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==Desccription==
  
Excluded names include mythological and heroic names, Mycenaean names, later Byzantine names and geographical names.
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From the project website (accessed 2017-02-06):
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<blockquote><p>[The purpose of the '''Lexicon of Greek Personal Names''' is]] to collect and publish with documentation all known ancient Greek personal names (including non-Greek names recorded in Greek, and Greek names in Latin), drawn from all available sources (literature, inscriptions, graffiti, papyri, coins, vases and other artefacts), within the period from the earliest Greek written records down to, approximately, the sixth century A.D.</p>
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<p>The work thus starts with the period of epichoric scripts, embraces the classical and hellenistic periods of Greek history, following dialect and the development of koine, and continues through the period of the Roman Empire when Greek nomenclature underwent changes as a result of Roman rule, and religious, social and other factors.</p>
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<p>Excluded names include mythological and heroic names, Mycenaean names, later Byzantine names and geographical names.</p><blockquote>
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Latest revision as of 15:28, 15 May 2019

[edit] Available

[edit] Director

  • Robert Parker
  • Co-investigator: Jean-Baptiste Yon

[edit] Desccription

From the project website (accessed 2017-02-06):

[The purpose of the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names is]] to collect and publish with documentation all known ancient Greek personal names (including non-Greek names recorded in Greek, and Greek names in Latin), drawn from all available sources (literature, inscriptions, graffiti, papyri, coins, vases and other artefacts), within the period from the earliest Greek written records down to, approximately, the sixth century A.D.

The work thus starts with the period of epichoric scripts, embraces the classical and hellenistic periods of Greek history, following dialect and the development of koine, and continues through the period of the Roman Empire when Greek nomenclature underwent changes as a result of Roman rule, and religious, social and other factors.

Excluded names include mythological and heroic names, Mycenaean names, later Byzantine names and geographical names.

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