[B-Greek] question about regularly occurring acronymns

Kevin Woodruff cierpke at prodigy.net
Wed Feb 12 16:57:38 EST 2003


BDAG is the abbreviation for the third edition of
Bauer, Danker, Ardnt, and Gingrinch the editors of the
standard Greek lexicon used by most NT scholars

BAGD is the abbreviation of the second editon of the
above lexicon

BAG is the abbreviation of the first edition.

Aleph is codex Sinaiticus
B is Codex Vaticanus
A is Codex Alexandrinus

Any others yoy encounter feel free to ask


--- Devin Bentley <dtbentley2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm rather new to the mailing list and don't yet
> know
> koine though I'm learning ancient attic greek.  I've
> seen a few acronymns come up fairly frequently and
> was
> wondering if someone could give definitions for the
> following:
> LXX - is this shorthand for the Septuagint? (LXX =
> Latin numeral 70?)
> Are there any other commonly used acronymns that
> beginners should know?
> Thanks,
> Devin
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