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by Paul-Nitz
February 26th, 2017, 7:08 am
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Where Are Your Keys' Universal Speed Curriculum
Replies: 37
Views: 6100

Re: Where Are Your Keys' Universal Speed Curriculum

SET UP Remove the rock and cup and make sure each player has a letter. CRAIGSLIST Whose (Poke/Slap): ἐγώ μοῦ, σύ σοῦ COPYCAT αὕτη ἐστὶν ἡ ἐπιστολή μου; First, for those who might be less familiar with Where Are Your Keys (WAYK), know that Ben is using some terms of the game here: COPYCAT, CAT OUT O...
by Paul-Nitz
February 20th, 2017, 11:28 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Mark 9:20 - Who's doing what
Replies: 10
Views: 1356

Re: Mark 9:20 - Who's doing what

After ιδων αυτον describing the boy seeing Jesus, add a comma or dash I read this story a million times (I memorized it once) but I had always taken that phrase in this way: καὶ ἰδὼν αὐτὸν τὸ πνεῦμα -- εὐθὺς συνεσπάραξεν αὐτόν. [After the spirit saw him, he shook him violently] I was about to disag...
by Paul-Nitz
February 20th, 2017, 8:12 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: ει μη and εαν μη
Replies: 5
Views: 4267

Re: ει μη and εαν μη

substantive difference between "ει μη" and "εαν μη ? Thanks for the question. Funk §855 helped confirm my opinion on the question. There's no difference between εἰ and ἐάν, except that ἄν alerts me that a Subjunctive is coming up. The real difference is not in εἰ μη or ἐὰν μη but in the mood of the...
by Paul-Nitz
February 19th, 2017, 2:49 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Where Are Your Keys' Universal Speed Curriculum
Replies: 37
Views: 6100

Re: Where Are Your Keys' Universal Speed Curriculum

Wonderful to hear WAYK get some press. I've used WAYK for five years now and found it indispensable. For what it's worth, I begin simple. I use only 2nd Declension Masculines. ὁ κόκκος ὁ λίθος ὁ μικρός κάλαμος ὁ μέγας κάλαμος First lessons are naming, Nominative. Second set of lessons are Accusative...
by Paul-Nitz
February 5th, 2017, 1:56 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: Struggling with Participles
Replies: 21
Views: 3623

Re: Struggling with Participles

The participles that work like nouns are easy. ADJECTIVAL ὁ περιπατῶπερν πεινᾷ The walking one is hungry καὶ ὁ περιπατῶν ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ οὐκ οἶδεν ποῦ ὑπάγει The one walking in darkness doesn't know where he is going. The participles that describe what's going on are a bit more difficult. Act them out....
by Paul-Nitz
February 5th, 2017, 1:38 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: help with textbook assignment
Replies: 9
Views: 1253

Re: help with textbook assignment

2. σύ τε καλως ἐποίησας παραγενόμενος ἐν μέσω ἡμων. συ ἐποίησας καλῶς. (You did a good thing, did well). Question (Why?): διὰ τί; Answer: συ ἦλθες. Question (Where?): ποῦ ἦλθες; Answer: συ ἦλθες πρὸς ἡμᾶς. Answer: συ παρεγένου ἐν μέσω ἡμῶν. παραγενόμενος ἐν μέσῳ ἡμῶν, συ καὶ ἐποίησας καλῶς. Does th...
by Paul-Nitz
February 5th, 2017, 1:20 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Mark 2:15-16 Punctuation - Nestle versus Tischendorf
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Mark 2:15-16 Punctuation - Nestle versus Tischendorf

Mark 2:15-16 Punctuation With the puncutation shown below, I don’t know what to do with the καί (bolded). 15 Καὶ γίνεται κατακεῖσθαι αὐτὸν ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ αὐτοῦ, καὶ πολλοὶ τελῶναι καὶ ἁμαρτωλοὶ συνανέκειντο τῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ τοῖς μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ· ἦσαν γὰρ πολλοὶ καί ἠκολούθουν αὐτῷ. 16 καὶ οἱ γραμματεῖς τῶν ...
by Paul-Nitz
January 13th, 2017, 2:34 am
Forum: Lexicons
Topic: The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek
Replies: 6
Views: 1947

Re: The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

There's a preview page here. That preview file contains a number of sample pages. The content looks good. The price on Amazon for a two-volume print edition is $120. They Brill site mentions a one-volume edition. I cannot find that. Online access through Brill is $230. http://dictionaries.brillonli...
by Paul-Nitz
January 11th, 2017, 9:00 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Punctuation comparisons?
Replies: 5
Views: 835

Re: Punctuation comparisons?

Here's an interesting find. Pierre Maignial's website features his own eclectic text of the GNT with modern English punctuation. http://biblia-mirecurensia.com/en/who-am-i.html EXCERPT: General characteristics of Biblia Mirecurensia,,, 1. It is an eclectic text, i.e: it does not correspond to any ex...
by Paul-Nitz
January 8th, 2017, 7:08 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Generic word for room - ἡ μονή?
Replies: 5
Views: 1283

Re: Generic word for room - ἡ μονή?

Lion, Mouse, Prepositions