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LSJ Lexicon (CEX, Markdown)

This repository holds an edition of the LSJ Lexicon formatted as a CEX file, with the lexicon's entries formatted lightly in Markdown.

The original digitization of the public domain text of the LSJ is courtesy of the Perseus Digital Library: Text provided by Perseus Digital Library, with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities. Original version available for viewing and download at http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/.

The transformation of the Perseus text to an XML edition with composed Unicode was done by Giuseppe Celano. The files here are a further transformation of Celano's work.

License CC 3.0 BY-NC-SA.

Contents

  • lsj.cex A Cite Collection of the entries in the LSJ, with accompanying documentation of a discoverable text property extension identifying the entry property as a having a primtive type String and an extended type Markdown. URNs for the LSJ collection are, e.g. urn:cts:hmt:lsj.markdown:n51.

  • lsj.index A searchable index as tabulated lines, with # as the field delimiter. The fields are:

    1. The ID (object-selector) of an entry
    2. The entry's key (lemma) in Unicode, normalized to remove diacritical marks
    3. The entry's key (lemma) in Beta Code, normalized to remove diacritical marks
    4. A listing of all Greek words in the entry, in Beta Code without accents
  • files A directory of individual CEX fragments for each alphabetic division of the LSJ.

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