[B-Greek] question about regularly occurring acronymns

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Wed Feb 12 16:42:40 EST 2003

At 01:32 PM 2/12/03 -0800, you wrote:
>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

bauer, danker, arndt, gingrich - the editors of the standard dictionary of
early christian literary greek.

>LXX - is this shorthand for the Septuagint? (LXX =
>Latin numeral 70?)


>Are there any other commonly used acronymns that
>beginners should know?

bdag has a list of abbreviations in the front which may be useful to you- or
pick up a copy of the journal of biblical literature or the catholic
biblical quarterly (the best journals in the field of biblical studies) and
they will include lists of abbreviations frequently used.




Jim West, ThD

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