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February 2011

Liddell-Scott-Jones (LSJ) - free online version

via Jim West

The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is very pleased to announce the
release of a new online version of Liddell-Scott-Jones (LSJ) free and
open to the public.

http://stephanus.tlg.uci.edu/lsj/

The TLG version of LSJ represents five years of intensive work with
the aim of producing a fully edited and searchable version of LSJ
with links to the TLG corpus. Text citations within LSJ are linked to
both the full TLG corpus and the Abridged TLG. TLG subscribers will
be able to browse full-texts by clicking on LSJ citations. Non-
subscribers will be linked either to the Abridged version or will be
shown short snippets of text. The interface allows dictionary look up
(headwords and Greek within entries), reverse look-up (searching
within English definitions) and searches for headwords in the TLG
corpus.

We are very pleased to make this invaluable resource available to the
scholarly community.

Maria Pantelia, TLG

UC Irvine

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Alan F. Segal (1945-2011) - The sad news of his death

Professor Alan F. Segal died February 13. 2011 after a long illness. This great scholar will be known for his great publications like: Two Powers in Heaven. Early Rabbinic Reports About Christianity and Gnosticism, SJLA, no. 25 (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1977), but also for his many other contributions. 

Larry W. Hurtado, scholar and friend of Segal, has posted an "In Memorium"-post:

http://larryhurtado.wordpress.com/2011/02/14/in-memorium-alan-f-segal/

 

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Alan F. Segal (1945-2011)

Rest in peace

 

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The Dictionary of Early Judaism

The Dictionary of Early Judaism is now available! It's edited by John C. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow. The contributers are the "top notch" of Jewish-Christian scholarship. For a student or teacher of Judaism in the Second Temple Period and Christian Origins, this book will definitely be a handy resource.

Buy it here: http://astore.amazon.co.uk/nytestamentfa-21/detail/0802825494

 

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