From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Oct 24 1998 - 11:07:39 EDT
At 00:14 24/10/98 +0000, you wrote:
>At 02:13 PM 10/23/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>Can anyone share with me information on Ceslas Spicq and his lexiconary
>>I would appreciate any insight.
>It is more along the lines of a series of word studies concerned with the
>more "important" words than a lexicon per se. It is sort of akin to the
>TDNT, but much shorter (3 vols). I personally like it very much because he
>makes incredible use of a wide range of documents in his drive to explicate
Thanks for that recommendation -- I see, from my search on the amazon.com
web site, that it is on offer there at 30% off list price.
I notice it runs to 1500 pages -- quite a door-stopper <g>
My search on "theological lexicon" also turned up a book which was
published in 1977 and is now out of print.
It is: Biblico-Theological Lexicon of New Testament Greek
by Hermann Cremer
Anyone know anything about this title?
Just before hitting the SEND key, I did a quick check on the MX Bookfinder
search engine, which threw up one copy of the original German edition
which had this intriguing note:
Anbreas Berthes, 1866.
1st. hblf leather. foxed,
spine tip chipped, boards
rubbed, owner's insc. &
stamp. neither the
National Union or British
contains this edition, they
do, however, list a 1872
Inscribed on endpaper
from M.G. Easton to Rev.
A.B. Cameron (dated
1873). Matthew George
Easton (1823-1894) was
a biblical scholar &
author of THE
(1893), among other
So perhaps the 1977 English edition was a reprint of the above?
Despite its age ( and aware of C.S. Lewis' warning on 'chronological
snobbery' <g> ) can anyone assess its value?
Maurice A. O'Sullivan
[ Bray, Ireland ]
Let books be your dining table
And you shall be full of delights
Let them be your mattress
And you shall sleep restful nights
-----St. Ephrem the Syrian (303-373)
Quoted in Bar Ebroyo's Ethicon
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