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by Jason Hare
September 7th, 2019, 1:40 pm
Forum: Koine Greek Texts
Topic: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν
Replies: 14
Views: 2099

Re: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν

And let me add, is precisely the wrong way to do it. This "method" decodes the English into Greek, rather than starting from the Greek to understand it as Greek. This is why seminary students so often can't really see outside of their English translations and can't transfer their "knowledge" of Gre...
by Jason Hare
September 5th, 2019, 9:58 pm
Forum: Koine Greek Texts
Topic: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν
Replies: 14
Views: 2099

Re: Translation of the Words ἓν, ἤρξαντο, ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν

Perhaps you meant to place your question in the beginners forum? The word ἕν is not alone here. It is part of a phrase: πρὸς ἓν τέλος , which means "toward one end." The word ἕν "one" is neuter because it agrees with the word τέλος "end," which is neuter. πρὸς ἓν τέλος ἤρξαντο τὴν ἀναφορὰν ἔχειν... ...
by Jason Hare
August 28th, 2019, 2:04 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Books omitted from LXX
Replies: 9
Views: 1898

Re: Books omitted from LXX

They're all present in my copies of the Septuagint.

Here, for example, is the text of Baruch. The whole of the Septuagint is on that site.
by Jason Hare
August 28th, 2019, 5:44 am
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 4814

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

Hi Jason, Thanx for posting these. I've compared mine and yours and corrected a number of mine to yours. A query below though : Preliminary exercise 4 (on F and G). e. οἱ μὴ κακοὶ μανθάνουσιν. // μανθάνουσιν οἱ μὴ κακοί. Wouldn't this be οὐ as it's specific rather than general ? Thx D You're absolu...
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 8:41 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Sentences
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

Re: [Dickey] Ch 2: Sentences

I have to say, that felt like the longest 42 sentences in my life. Doing these exercises is slightly exhausting.
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 7:04 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Sentences
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

Re: [Dickey] Ch 2: Sentences

Sentences ἡ ἕως ἀεὶ καλή, καὶ ἐν μέσῃ τῇ ὁδῷ. τῶν ἐν ταύτῃ τῇ οἰκίᾳ οἱ μὲν νοῦν ἔχουσι, οἱ δὲ οὔ. οὐδέποτε ἀγαθόν, ὦ φίλε, τὸ δεσπότας τύψαι τοὺς ἵππους. νῦν οὐ θύσουσιν οἱ μὴ ἐν τῷ νεῷ. ὁ δοῦλος ὁ μετὰ τοῦ ποιητοῦ βιβλία ἀεὶ ἔφερεν ἐκ τῆς ἐπ᾿ ἄκρᾳ τῇ θαλάττῃ οἰκίας εἰς τούτον τὸν καλὸν νεών. τῷ ἵπ...
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Sentences
Replies: 4
Views: 1196

[Dickey] Ch 2: Sentences

Post answers to sentence translations here. Pages 23–25.
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 5:38 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 4814

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

Preliminary exercise 4 (on F and G). αἱ καλαὶ οὐ μανθάνουσιν. // οὐ μανθάνουσιν αἱ καλαί. ἄγγελος ὁ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ. // [with ἐστίν] ὁ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ ἐστὶν ἄγγελος. αἱ μὴ καλαὶ οὐ μανθάνουσιν. // οὐ μανθάνουσιν αἱ μὴ καλαί. ἄγγελοι οἱ καλοί. // [with εἰσίν] οἱ καλοί εἰσιν ἄγγελοι. αἱ οὐ καλαὶ μανθάνουσιν....
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 5:11 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 4814

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

Preliminary exercise 3 (on E). τῷ μανθάνειν // τῷ μαθεῖν διὰ τὸ μανθάνειν // διὰ τὸ μαθεῖν τῷ λίθους ἐσθίειν // τῷ φαγεῖν λίθους διὰ τὸ λίθους φαγεῖν // διὰ τὸ ἐσθίειν λίθους οὐκ ἀγαθὸν τὸ λίθους φαγεῖν. ἀγαθὸν τὸ μὴ φαγεῖν λίθους. // ἀγαθὸν τὸ λίθους μὴ φαγεῖν. ἀγαθὸν τὸ δούλους μαθεῖν. οὐκ ἀγαθὸν...
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 4814

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

Preliminary exercise 2 (on C). ἀγαθὸς ὁ δοῦλος // ὁ δοῦλος ἀγαθός ἀγαθὸς ὁ ἀδελφός // ὁ ἀδελφὸς ἀγαθός δοῦλος ὁ ἀδελφός // ὁ ἀδελφὸς δοῦλος ἀδελφὸς ὁ δοῦλος // ὁ δοῦλος ἀδελφός οὗτος ὁ δοῦλος // ὁ δοῦλος οὗτος ταῦτα [ἐκεῖνα] τούτους τοὺς λίθους ταύταις [ἐκείναις] τούτου τούτους τοὺς ἀδελφούς // τοὺ...

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