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Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics$
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Elaine Matthews

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264126

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Elaine Matthews

British Academy

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the origins of ancient Greek personal names. The chapters in this book are from the second Lexicon of Greek Personal Names colloquium held at Saint Hilda's College in March 2003. They explore the mythological and heroic names in the onomastics of Atrax, Thessalian personal names, and Greek interpretation of Iranian names.

Keywords:   Greek personal names, colloquium, mythological names, heroic names, Atrax, Thessalian personal names, Iranian names

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