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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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Thessalian Personal Names and the Greek Lexicon

Thessalian Personal Names and the Greek Lexicon

(p.29) 3 Thessalian Personal Names and the Greek Lexicon
Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

José-Luis García Ramón

British Academy

This chapter examines the Greek lexicon and Thessalian personal names. It provides an overview of personal names according to the current conventional classification and a more detailed analysis of some nicknames belonging to a variety of concrete semantic groups that will cast light on the Greek lexicon in Thessaly. The chapter highlights the richness and variety of Thessaly's contribution in providing information about the Greek lexicon and suggests that some lexical items transmitted only by Glosses which turned out to be real in the light of the latent vocabulary from which Thessalian names were derived.

Keywords:   Thessalian personal names, Greek lexicon, nicknames, lexical items, Glosses, latent vocabulary

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