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by Tony Pope
November 25th, 2019, 9:25 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Cataphoric use of Personal Pronouns
Replies: 16
Views: 1892

Re: Cataphoric use of Personal Pronouns

> Partitives are used in very specific constructions, and none of those are used here. How specific? The first eg. in that Smyth snippet τῶν Θρᾳκῶν πελτασταί How is that different from γραμματεῖς αὐτῶν? Of course it depends on whether you see γραμματεῖς as a "part" in the first place, and what αὐτῶ...
by Tony Pope
July 23rd, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Lamech's number in the MT and the LXX (Gen 4:24)
Replies: 2
Views: 4977

Re: Lamech's number in the MT and the LXX (Gen 4:24)

This is not necessarily as simple as it may look from the perspective of a speaker of English. See previous discussion at https://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/b-greek/2010-January/051997.html and the three following messages in the thread, and then further remarks from Dr Pietersma at https://lists.i...
by Tony Pope
March 8th, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: κρύπτω w/acc of Who/What is hidden from
Replies: 4
Views: 5817

Re: κρύπτω w/acc of Who/What is hidden from

I am also curious about the "register" of Athanasius. His syntax is somewhat predicable. He uses hyperbaton to "package" complex constituents, a pattern that isn't used nearly that often in any NT author. Outside of biblical citations he seems to be free of Semitisms. I have no expertise in this ar...
by Tony Pope
March 6th, 2019, 5:28 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Infinitive Subjects of ἐγένετο
Replies: 34
Views: 19359

Re: Infinitive Subjects of ἐγένετο

An interesting article by W. G. Most entitled 'Did St. Luke Imitate the Septuagint?' was published in Journal for the Study of the New Testament , Vol 15 1982 30-41, and is also available at https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/most/getwork.cfm?worknum=221 Most claims the evidence shows t...
by Tony Pope
March 6th, 2019, 5:08 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: κρύπτω w/acc of Who/What is hidden from
Replies: 4
Views: 5817

Re: κρύπτω w/acc of Who/What is hidden from

Interesting. I found a comment on the construction with ἀπό in Winer, 246 (small print near the bottom of the page), citing examples from LXX, also 284. https://archive.org/stream/atreatiseongram01goog#page/n259/mode/2up and https://archive.org/stream/atreatiseongram01goog#page/n297/mode/2up Also BD...
by Tony Pope
January 11th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: John 8:25
Replies: 60
Views: 12276

Re: John 8:25

Textus Receptua and Nestle Aland both use ὅ τι Now the interesting thing to me is that the τι has no accent and therefore is an indefinite pronoun. So, how is ὅ τι to be translated? An Exegetical Summary of John 1-8[1] says this: TEXT—Some manuscripts read ὅ τι ‘that-which something’, others read ὅ...
by Tony Pope
January 4th, 2019, 3:31 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: 2 Corinthians 1:11 - Middle semantics?
Replies: 7
Views: 2467

Re: 2 Corinthians 1:11 - Middle semantics?

Another, apparently simpler, possibility for the construction is suggested, for example in BDF §312.2 small print. In Shepherd of Hermas Similitudes 7.5 εὐχαριστεῖν is used in the active with an accusative object: καὶ τοῦτο εὐχαρίστει τῷ κυρίῳ [And give the Lord thanks for this], where τοῦτο refers ...
by Tony Pope
December 27th, 2018, 6:09 pm
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 13979

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

This manuscript is a 12th century codex of the four gospels, housed in the University Library in Basel and known as GA 2 in the standard numbering system. There is an online colour image of the page at http://ntvmr.uni-muenster.de/community/modules/papyri/?site=INTF&image=30002/undefined/2520/10/22...
by Tony Pope
December 27th, 2018, 3:59 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 13979

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Not quite sure on the professnionalism of the scribe of the manuscript in question. They seem to have had an issue with the word παρθένος, correcting themselves in both places that we see παρθένον/παρθένου. That is unless this is how later minuscule manuscripts wrote out the word (see prior comment...
by Tony Pope
December 26th, 2018, 5:15 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar
Replies: 21
Views: 13979

Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

This manuscript is a 12th century codex of the four gospels, housed in the University Library in Basel and known as GA 2 in the standard numbering system. There is an online colour image of the page at http://ntvmr.uni-muenster.de/community/modules/papyri/?site=INTF&image=30002/undefined/2520/10/228...

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