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by cwconrad
May 11th, 2011, 8:53 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Carl W. Conrad
Replies: 5
Views: 3198

Carl W. Conrad

Born Washington, D.C. 1934, lived in Hyattsville, MD, New Orleans, LA, St. Louis, MO, currently resident in Burnsville, NC School: BA Tulane (History) 1955, MA Tulane (Classics) 1956, Ph.D. Harvard (Classical Philology) 1964. Fulbright study in Munich at Ludwig Maximilians Universität 1956-7. Teachi...
by cwconrad
May 10th, 2011, 7:06 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Middle or Passive? καὶ ὃς ἐὰν ἀπολελυμένην γαμήσῃ μοιχᾶται
Replies: 1
Views: 1070

Re: Middle or Passive? καὶ ὃς ἐὰν ἀπολελυμένην γαμήσῃ μοιχᾶτ

I think you probably are trying too hard to bend the Greek. I don't think we should assume that the different synoptic versions should be harmonized. I think that ἀπολελυμένην probably should be best understood as a passive: "a woman who has been divorced from (her) husband. The question may be aske...
by cwconrad
May 10th, 2011, 6:53 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Rev 4.2 καθημένος - awkward construction?
Replies: 6
Views: 1800

Re: Rev 4.2 καθημένος - awkward construction?

Well, most of the solecisms in Revelation (which constructions, as has been noted, some people think were deliberately employed) are indeed intelligible as is this anarthrous participle used as a substantive. I think I would agree with Barry here, perhaps even go a bit farther and say that anyone wi...
by cwconrad
May 7th, 2011, 3:38 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Archaisms & the Hellenistic Perfect
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Re: Archaisms & the Hellenistic Perfect

The citations from Plutarch are relevant, but it should be remembered that Plutarch was a card-carrrying Atticist, one whom you'd expect to be using a dative of agent with a perfect passive. The Strabo citation is different, however: there the dative is not of agent, it's rather instrumental with πο...
by cwconrad
May 7th, 2011, 6:02 am
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Archaisms & the Hellenistic Perfect
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Re: Archaisms & the Hellenistic Perfect

Mike, this is very interesting, and I'm glad we have these categories and subcategories in Jonathan's proposed forum structure. a couple thoughts come to my mind: (1) γέγραπται is distinctly Hebraic/LXX Greek, isn't it? A quick check of all the GNT instances of γέγρατπται doesn't bring up any used w...
by cwconrad
May 5th, 2011, 6:00 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Acts 2:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1847

Re: Acts 2:12

ἐξίσταμαι δὲ καὶ αὐτὸς. τί ποτε οὖν θέλει τοῦτο εἶναι; ἇρ’ οἶσθα σύ, φίλε;

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