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by Evan Blackmore
October 30th, 2012, 2:51 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Reversed genitives
Replies: 7
Views: 2635

Re: Reversed genitives

Thanks for your help, Scott. Yes indeed, they're presumably adnominal. But adnominal genitives function diversely (as Smyth notes, 1295), and what puzzles me about these particular ones is that (a) they're apparently reversed by comparison with the other extant version of the same passages and (b) i...
by Evan Blackmore
October 29th, 2012, 9:40 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Reversed genitives
Replies: 7
Views: 2635

Reversed genitives

The Greek version of the Psalms of Solomon contains a number of genitives in the reverse of the order found in the other surviving version (Syriac)--and usually also in the reverse of the order that would seem intuitively logical to a native English speaker. For instance: 8:13 ἐν ἀφέδρω αἵματος ἐμία...
by Evan Blackmore
October 29th, 2012, 9:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Evan Blackmore
Replies: 4
Views: 2022

Evan Blackmore

Hello, I've been reading B-Greek fairly regularly for quite a while, although I've only just registered. Relevant CV: I began learning Greek in 1974. I also make mistakes in about a dozen other languages. Nowadays I'm mainly a maker of books (e.g. annotated editions with facing translation of standa...

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