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by Stephen Carlson
October 9th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introduction and question about databases.
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: Introduction and question about databases.

There are (or used to be) some general purpose citation databases for the humanities, but I haven't looked at them in over twenty years and can't remember their name. ATLA doesn't have this feature as far as I aware. And, unlike the sciences, scholars in the humanities are not evaluated on their cit...
by Stephen Carlson
October 8th, 2018, 9:22 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Imperatives and encouragement
Replies: 17
Views: 465

Re: Imperatives and encouragement

Is there a good cognitive-linguistic paper on Greek imperatives? Any pointers from the linguists? @MAubrey? @Stephen Carlson? @serunge? (This ping feature didn't send me a notification.) I'm not aware of any. I just know that the simple first-year Greek explanation that imperatives are commands is ...
by Stephen Carlson
September 28th, 2018, 3:33 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Understanding the usage of +/- in linguistic papers?
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Understanding the usage of +/- in linguistic papers?

Yes, Stephen, we've had something of this conversation before, and you keep bringing up these examples. I'm not talking about "frozen forms" consistently treated as presents, or even idiomatic/pragmatic usages, but about verbs which have the full or near full complement of morphological identity. ο...
by Stephen Carlson
September 27th, 2018, 11:52 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Understanding the usage of +/- in linguistic papers?
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Understanding the usage of +/- in linguistic papers?

And I don't ever think I've seen a Greek perfect rendered in Latin as a present tense, or an aorist either, including Mark 1:11 where the verb is rendered conplacui. The present tense scio often translates the perfect οιδα (I haven’t checked them all, but see Rev 2:2), and similis est (also present...
by Stephen Carlson
September 20th, 2018, 6:39 pm
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Preposed Verb-initial Units
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Preposed Verb-initial Units

It’s been a while since I’ve read Recht, and his dissertation convinced me that post-verbal focus was a thing in Greek. By “non-syntactic” he means that the PVU need not be a (full) syntactic constituent. It may not seem like a big deal to those used to Greek hyperbaton and other forms of “discontig...
by Stephen Carlson
September 18th, 2018, 8:56 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: The negation of perfect verb forms
Replies: 27
Views: 1540

Re: The negation of perfect verb forms

Barry Hofstetter wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 7:03 pm
And I actually answered that.
I have a feeling Mike's comment came in media res.
by Stephen Carlson
September 18th, 2018, 5:56 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 8:25 and the adverbial accusative την αρχην
Replies: 27
Views: 1272

Re: John 8:25 and the adverbial accusative την αρχην

Now, what articles or resources, preferably accessible online would you recommend for further study of this (of course anything by Dik is good, my second favorite classicist after Eleanor Dickey), and what is the best resource overall? My recommended resources are here: http://hypotyposeis.org/webl...
by Stephen Carlson
September 18th, 2018, 5:52 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 8:25 and the adverbial accusative την αρχην
Replies: 27
Views: 1272

Re: John 8:25 and the adverbial accusative την αρχην

I have almost given up on word order as a topic. Been reading mostly outside the NT & LXX since 2000. Don't subscribe to Helma Dik's framework anymore. Been observing patterns through a different lens. Seems to be a pattern of stacking up elements that would be found at the bottom of the generative...
by Stephen Carlson
September 17th, 2018, 10:19 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 8:25 and the adverbial accusative την αρχην
Replies: 27
Views: 1272

Re: John 8:25 and the adverbial accusative την αρχην

Now, what articles or resources, preferably accessible online would you recommend for further study of this (of course anything by Dik is good, my second favorite classicist after Eleanor Dickey), and what is the best resource overall? My recommended resources are here: http://hypotyposeis.org/webl...