Greece Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

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Encyclopedias provide basic information on a wide range of knowledge or treat a specific topic comprehensively, usually in articles arranged alphabetically. They often contain information of great interest for genealogical research. They can include articles about towns and places, prominent people, minorities, and religions. They can give information about diverse topics such as record keeping practices, laws, customs, commerce, costumes, occupations, and archaic terminology.

The Family History Library has a general knowledge encyclopedia in the Greek language:

  • Neon epitomon egkyklopaidikon lexikon: Mikr4 egkyklopaideia ( New Abridged Encyclopedic Dictionary: Micro Encyclopedia). Two Volumes. Athenai, Greece: N. Nikas & Sia, 1972. (FHL book 039.89 Ep47e; film 1181682, items 3–4)

For information on language dictionaries, see Greece Language and Languages.