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by James Spinti
March 11th, 2016, 10:48 am
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Muraoka, Syntax of the Septuagint
Replies: 5
Views: 2941

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: 12168

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: 2911

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: 7156

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: 7156

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: 7156

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: 3468

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...
by James Spinti
January 4th, 2016, 4:56 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Learning a foreign language
Replies: 1
Views: 2016

Learning a foreign language

Just ran across this, compliments of the Classics-L e-mail list. It's about Latin, but can be adapted to any language:
https://eidolon.pub/teaching-latin-to-h ... .pcrv8rn7i
by James Spinti
January 4th, 2016, 11:44 am
Forum: Seen on the Web
Topic: The art of translation
Replies: 0
Views: 1834

The art of translation

Mondays with Mounce on translation in general and James 1 in particular: http://zondervanacademic.com/blog/hearing-and-doing-james-1-23-24-mondays-with-mounce-279/ "Anyone involved in translation knows that it is almost impossible to hit the nail directly on the head, so to speak. We either say too ...
by James Spinti
September 19th, 2015, 11:21 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Android support for polytonic Greek
Replies: 41
Views: 31115

Re: Android support for polytonic Greek

Louis,

There is this post, with updated comments, the most recent of which is dated August 15 of this year:
http://greek-language.com/grklinguist/?p=1562

It doesn't look good for polytonic Greek on Android : (

James

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