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by Ken M. Penner
June 25th, 2018, 1:24 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Septuagint Audio
Replies: 8
Views: 4140

Re: Septuagint Audio

I accessed the textkit site and listened to Genesis 1. I had no trouble understanding the reader.
by Ken M. Penner
June 25th, 2018, 8:43 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Septuagint Audio
Replies: 8
Views: 4140

Re: Septuagint Audio

Benjamin Chandler wrote:
June 21st, 2017, 12:45 pm
Isn't the Bagster text a 19th century Greek translation of Koine?
In 1851 Bagster published a Greek text, then later a diglot. See
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ioscs/brenton/brenton1851.pdf
by Ken M. Penner
June 16th, 2018, 1:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Ian Clemens Intro
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Re: Ian Clemens Intro

Ikclemen wrote:
June 13th, 2018, 6:46 am
I studied 3 semesters of Koine at Regent College in Vancouver back in the late 90’s.
Ian, I feel that because you were at Regent College in the late 90's I might have taught you. IIRC, I was the teaching assistant for Intro. Greek there in 1997-1998. But I don't remember many names!
by Ken M. Penner
May 31st, 2018, 8:55 am
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Translation of the Phrase “οὕτω τοίνυν, ὡς εἴρηται”
Replies: 2
Views: 822

Re: Translation of the Phrase “οὕτω τοίνυν, ὡς εἴρηται”

Bernd Strauss wrote:
May 31st, 2018, 8:36 am
What Greek words are translated with the phrase “as was stated”? The phrase “οὕτω τοίνυν, ὡς εἴρηται” appears to be too long for the short English phrase “as was stated.”
ὡς εἴρηται.
οὕτω and τοίνυν are like English "thus"
by Ken M. Penner
May 30th, 2018, 12:57 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Modern Koine pronunciation resources
Replies: 16
Views: 6040

Re: Modern Koine pronunciation resources

Ken M. Penner wrote:
September 26th, 2017, 7:29 am
I just heard of this audio Septuagint: http://www.bible.is/GRKAVS/Gen/1/N
I just tried to access this link and it's broken. Did anyone here download the files while they were available?
by Ken M. Penner
May 23rd, 2018, 8:25 pm
Forum: Church Fathers and Patristic Greek Texts
Topic: Help on a text from St John Damascene
Replies: 8
Views: 1289

Re: Help on a text from St John Damascene

what does it really mean this term which is used by St. John Damascene : "προβολεύς " in his book on the Orthodox Faith. Αυτός μεν ουν εστι νούς, λόγου άβυσσος, λόγου γεννήτωρ, και δια λόγου προβολεύς εκφαντορικού Πνεύματος, και ίνα μη πολλά λέγω, ουκ έστι τω Πατρί λόγος, σοφία, δύναμις, θέλησις, ε...
by Ken M. Penner
May 7th, 2018, 12:06 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Use of the dative τῷ διαβόλῳ in Matthew 25:41
Replies: 12
Views: 2973

Re: Use of the dative τῷ διαβόλῳ in Matthew 25:41

Jesus is appealing to an already known theology concept. I am writing an article on the Tree of Life in Enochic Literature, and as it happens I just read a similar phrase in 2 Enoch 10:4, which is not dependent on Matthew 25: "This place, Enoch, has been prepared for those who do not glorify God .....
by Ken M. Penner
February 28th, 2018, 5:46 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Finding Searchable Texts of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature
Replies: 6
Views: 2137

Re: Finding Searchable Texts of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

I could not find a Greek text of 2 Esdras in the module. The passage which I am looking for is 2 Esdras 7:113. Another passage is Testament of Moses (Assumption of Moses) 12:4. Only the first chapter of Assumption of Moses appears to be available. Do you know whether these works are included in the...
by Ken M. Penner
February 27th, 2018, 5:20 pm
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: Finding Searchable Texts of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature
Replies: 6
Views: 2137

Re: Finding Searchable Texts of Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

Greek lexicons sometimes refer to the Jewish apocalyptic literature in the Greek language. Is there a searchable database which contains those writings? Yes. The full TLG includes all the ancient Greek Jewish texts. Much of this corpus is available at the Online Critical Pseudepigrapha (of which I ...
by Ken M. Penner
February 12th, 2018, 3:53 pm
Forum: Greek Texts
Topic: Translating Athanasius
Replies: 13
Views: 4550

Re: Translating Athanasius

Take note of the case endings and question mark. The subject of ἔλαβεν is ὁ Θεὸς Λόγος, and the object is σάρκα. So we have God the Word taking on flesh. Not the crying but the evangelist is the subject of βιάζεταί. Could I ask my fellow B-Greekers if I have captured the sense of Athanasius' words? ...

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