Siglum Explanation
acc. accusative
act. active
adj. adjective
aor.  aorist
Benner Allen Rogers Benner, Selections from Homer's Iliad: with an introduction, notes, a short Homeric grammar, and a vocabulary. New York : D. Appleton and Co., 1903.
cf. confer (Lat.), compare
cp. compare
dat. dative
decl.  declension
dep.  deponent
e.g. exempli gratia, for example
f. and the following verse 
ff. and the following verses
fut. future
gen.  genitive
Goodell Thomas Dwight Goodell, A School Grammar of Attic Greek. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1902.
Graziosi-Haubold Barbara Graziosi and Johannes Haubold, Iliad: Book VI. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010
Il. Iliad
i.e. id est, that is
imper. imperative
impf. imperfect
ind. indirect
indic. indicative
infin. infinitive
Kirk G. S. Kirk, M. W. Edwards, R. Janko, J.B. Hainsworth, and N.J. Richardson, The Iliad: A Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985–1993.
κ.τ.λ. καὶ τὰ λοιπά, and the remaining things, et cetera
LSJ Henry George Liddell & Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon. Revised and augmented throughout by Sir Henry Stuart Jones with the assistance of Roderick McKenzie. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1940. Digitized at Logeion.
masc. masculine
mid. middle
Monro + digit D. B. Monro, A Grammar of the Homeric Dialect, 2d ed., rev. and enl. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1891.
Monro D.B. Monro, Homer, Iliad Books XIII-XXIV. 4th ed. Revised. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1897.
neut. neuter
nom. nominative
Od. Odyssey
obj. object
opt. optative
pass. passive
pers. person
pl. plural
plpf. pluperfect
pres. present
ptc. participle
Seymour Thomas D. Seymour, The First Six Books of Homer's Iliad, revised edition. Boston: Ginn & Co., 1901.
sg.  singular
Smyth Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges. New York: American Book Company, 1920. Digitized at Perseus.
Stoevesandt Magdalene Stoevesandt, Homer's Iliad: The Basel Commentary. Book 6. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015.
subj. subjunctive
s.v. sub voce, under the (dictionary) headword
Suggested Citation

Thomas Van Nortwick and Geoffrey Steadman, Homer: Iliad 6 and 22. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-947822-11-5.