Re: Overview of Greek Syntax on Perseus

From: Theodore H Mann (
Date: Fri Mar 26 1999 - 12:02:05 EST

I own the 1920 edition and would like to know if there are extensive
enough differences between it and the later edition to justify buying the
1956 version. Thanks.

Theodore "Ted" Mann
Orchard Lake, Michigan

On Fri, 26 Mar 1999 07:19:01 -0600 "Carl W. Conrad"
<> writes:
>At 6:01 AM -0600 3/26/99, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>>At 5:02 AM -0500 3/26/99, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>>>Perseus now has an Overview of Greek Syntax online. It looks very
>>>It has links to Smyth's Greek Grammar:
>>>Cool, eh?
>>Yes, it is; it's actually been there for some time now (and I think
>>called attention to it when it was first put up),
>--end of October 1998
>>and it should be noted
>>that the Smyth's Greek Grammar on-line at the Perseus site is the OUP
>--Astute readers will readily understand that OUP means "out uf
>print," NOT
>Oxford University Press."
>>edition, which could be used there because of the expired copyright.
>It is
>>certainly nice to have available on-line, but readers should be aware
>>it is not the same thing as the heavy red volume--the thorougly
>>edition of Smyth-- currently in print.
>The first edition of Smyth's GREEK GRAMMAR was published in 1920 by
>UP; the revised edition prepared by Gordon Messing was published in
>1956 by
>Harvard UP. I make note of this difference between the two editions
>the section numbering usually referred to in our discussions is to the
>revised edition, not to the edition posted on-line at the Perseus
>Nevertheless, it really IS very nice to have even the first edition
>available on-line. Seems to me I've heard or read that the Perseus
>hope to have an on-line text of Khner-Gerth at some point in the
>Carl W. Conrad
>Department of Classics/Washington University
>One Brookings Drive/St. Louis, MO, USA 63130/(314) 935-4018
>Home: 7222 Colgate Ave./St. Louis, MO 63130/(314) 726-5649
> OR
>B-Greek home page:
>You are currently subscribed to b-greek as:
>To unsubscribe, forward this message to
>To subscribe, send a message to

You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail.
Get completely free e-mail from Juno at
or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]

B-Greek home page:
You are currently subscribed to b-greek as: []
To unsubscribe, forward this message to
To subscribe, send a message to

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.4 : Sat Apr 20 2002 - 15:40:21 EDT