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by James Spinti
January 31st, 2017, 2:56 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Greek Prepositions conference
Replies: 0
Views: 317

Greek Prepositions conference

A follow-up conference to the one on the Greek Verb two years ago: http://www.greekprepositionworkshop.org/ You can see the results of the Greek Verb conference in this book: The Greek Verb Revisited: A Fresh Approach for Biblical Exegesis Edited by Steven E. Runge & Christopher J. Fresch https://le...
by James Spinti
March 26th, 2016, 11:07 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Aorist imperative
Replies: 10
Views: 895

Re: Aorist imperative

While not directly addressing your questions, Mike Aubrey's blog post from yesterday might be of interest to you: https://evepheso.wordpress.com/2016/03/25/perspectival-uses-of-aspect-in-the-imperative/ This particular passage is something I've been wresting with for the last week or so, too. I don'...
by James Spinti
March 11th, 2016, 12:08 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Muraoka, Syntax of the Septuagint
Replies: 5
Views: 703

Re: Muraoka, Syntax of the Septuagint

Thanks! I hope you post a review on your blog : )

James
by James Spinti
March 11th, 2016, 10:48 am
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Muraoka, Syntax of the Septuagint
Replies: 5
Views: 703

Muraoka, Syntax of the Septuagint

Has anybody seen this yet: A Syntax of Septuagint Greek http://www.peeters-leuven.be/boekoverz.asp?nr=10085 ? Here's the description from the web site: This is the first ever comprehensive analysis of the morphosyntax and syntax of Septuagint Greek. The work is based on the most up-to-date editions ...
by James Spinti
March 3rd, 2016, 11:15 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Comprehensive Vocab Lists
Replies: 35
Views: 3570

Re: Comprehensive Vocab Lists

Barry,

Quizlet works fine. If you look, you will see lots of Greek out there (I know, I put some of it there!):
https://quizlet.com/subject/koine-greek/
The biggest problem (and some wouldn't see it as a problem) is that it uses Modern Greek pronunciation as its default.

James
by James Spinti
February 19th, 2016, 10:36 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Aorist passive: historical reasons for active endings
Replies: 8
Views: 1841

Re: Aorist passive: historical reasons for active endings

Nice! The whole volume looks worth a read. Interlibrary loan, here I come!

Thanks for sharing!

James
by James Spinti
February 16th, 2016, 12:23 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek, Köstenberger, et al.
Replies: 20
Views: 1840

Re: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek, Köstenberger, et

Yes. It is the proceedings volume, which should be out late spring/early summer, I think. But definitely by fall.

James
by James Spinti
February 15th, 2016, 2:26 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek, Köstenberger, et al.
Replies: 20
Views: 1840

Re: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek, Köstenberger, et

Sorry, Carl, I can't. I've only seen the foreword to the Greek Verb volume. He says in there that he rewrote parts of his forthcoming book on the basis of interactions with Steve Runge, Randall Buth, et al., who hold to aspect + time in the indicative. Just enough to make me want to see the book : (...
by James Spinti
February 15th, 2016, 1:12 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek, Köstenberger, et al.
Replies: 20
Views: 1840

Re: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek, Köstenberger, et

Stephen, What you are looking for is Steve Runge's Discourse Grammar of the Greek New Testament: A Practical Introduction for Teaching and Exegesis (http://www.hendrickson.com/html/product/565836.trade.html). He has a good bibliography, too, if you want to chase it further. Also, keep your eyes open...
by James Spinti
February 3rd, 2016, 11:20 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Cutting-edge work in LXX Greek
Replies: 8
Views: 1120

Re: Cutting-edge work in LXX Greek

Jonathan, The English translation is available via CBD for a substantial discount. Or, if you look at Worldcat.org, you can find a library near you (or use interlibrary loan). Here's Worldcat: https://www.worldcat.org/title/parables-of-the-sages-jewish-wisdom-from-jesus-to-rav-ashi/oclc/760990598&re...