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by cwconrad
May 10th, 2011, 6:53 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Rev 4.2 καθημένος - awkward construction?
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

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: 2406

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: 2406

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: 1105

Re: Acts 2:12

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