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Winner of the 2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is also available as a single volume and online. This luxury edition offers the same high-quality content as the regular edition but is bound in two slimmer volumes with linen stamped covers and comes in a linen-clad box.

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is the English translation of Franco Montanari’s Vocabolario della Lingua Greca. With an established reputation as the most important modern dictionary for Ancient Greek, it brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources of the archaic period up to the 6th Century CE, and occasionally beyond. The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is an invaluable companion for the study of Classics and Ancient Greek, for beginning students and advanced scholars alike.
Translated and edited under the auspices of The Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC, The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is based on the completely revised 3rd Italian edition published in 2013 by Loescher Editore, Torino.

• The principal parts of some 15,000 verbs are listed directly following the entry and its etymology. For each of these forms, the occurrence in the ancient texts has been certified. When found only once, the location is cited.
• Nearly all entries include citations from the texts with careful mention of the source.
• The dictionary is especially rich in personal names re-checked against the sources for the 3rd Italian edition, and in scientific terms, which have been categorized according to discipline.
• Each entry has a clear structure and typography making it easy to navigate.

"For a number of years now, scholars at ease in Italian have benefitted enormously from the riches, layout, concision, and accuracy of Professor Montanari's Vocabolario della Lingua Greca, with its added advantage of the inclusion of names. Hence classicists in general will welcome the English version of this very valuable resource." - Professor Richard Janko, University of Michigan
“Franco Montanari is a giant in our field, and his Dictionary is a major leap forward for us….” - Professor Gregory Nagy, Harvard University
Second, Revised and Significantly Expanded Edition / Deuxième édition revue et considérablement augmentée
An online version of the first dictionary of Renaissance Latin, based on its second revised print edition. It records the vocabulary of over 230 Latin prose authors from different regional backgrounds who wrote between c. 1300 and c. 1600, and gives translations in French and English in approximately 11,000 entries. A standard tool not only for latinists and neo-latinists, but also for historians, philosophers, theologians, historians of law, and intellectual historians working in the fields of Humanism, the Renaissance, the Reformation and Counter-Reformation
The Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online (IEDO) reconstruct the lexicons of the most important languages and language branches of Indo-European. As of 2023, IEDO is available for libraries in two different formats.

  • IEDO – Consolidated Database is a unified online resource containing most of the individual dictionaries, as well as some additional dictionaries that are not offered individually.
  • IEDO – Individual Dictionaries is a series of online resources that can be purchased separately but are all cross-searchable.

    There are three search options: single language, all languages, or a subset of two or more languages. In addition to simple searches, literal (whole-word) searches are also possible. Entries are accompanied by grammatical information, meaning(s), etymological commentary, reconstructions, cognates, and bibliographical information. From time to time additional dictionaries will be made available for purchase. Updates to existing dictionaries, consisting of additional and revised entries, are provided as a free service to subscribers.

    NEW features as of 2023:
  • Online dictionaries are available individually for the first time
  • Literal (whole-word) search box added
  • Multiple searches on a subset of languages made easy via a cluster page
  • Two new online resources will be added to the consolidated database in September 2023: A Digital Concordance of the R̥gveda by Alexander Lubotsky, and The R̥gveda: The complete text with Geldner's and Griffith’s translations
  • Updates to existing dictionaries provided as a free service to subscribers

    Please note that more components are included in the consolidated database than are available individually. Components that are currently only available as part of the consolidated database appear in bold font. Some of them may be made available individually in the future.

    IEDO – Consolidated Database includes the following components:
  • Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of Old Frisian Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of Greek Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of Latin Online
  • Cuneiform Luvian Lexicon Online
  • Reconstructing Proto-Nostratic Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon Online
  • Etymological Dictionary of Tocharian B Online
  • Materials for an Etymological Database of North Lechitic Dialects Online
  • Lithuanian Etymological Dictionary Online
  • A Digital Concordance of the R̥gveda (forthcoming Sept 2023)
  • The R̥gveda Online: Complete text with Geldner's and Griffith’s translations (forthcoming Sept 2023)
  • J. F. Niermeyer's Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus is a highly practical lexicon, providing researchers, teaching staff and students in the field of Medieval History with concise, essential information. Niermeyer Online on Brill’s Dictionary Platform is still the “compendious lexicon for rapid information” envisaged by Niermeyer and is the only online version based on the very latest print edition (content expanded by 10% in 2002). This last update also provided French, English and German translations for every entry of a Medieval Latin concept. Niermeyer Online offers searches on lemma and full text: searches can be refined by century of use. All entries are contextualized with relevant text passages. Niermeyer’s Lexicon Minus has established a reputation over more than 50 years as an invaluable, authoritative, and highly rated resource for medievalists, and Niermeyer Online is certain to be an indispensable working tool for historians working inside or outside an academic library.