"The First Thousand Years of Greek"

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"The First Thousand Years of Greek"

Post by cwconrad » March 31st, 2016, 3:58 pm

Here's an announcement that ought to cheer any who recognize the importance of a textual corpus attesting the linguistic and literary history of Greek over the long centuries preceding and following the NT era:

"Harvard Library commits $50,000 to complete The First Thousand Years of Greek segment of the Open Greek and Latin Project"
See the announcement at http://www.classicslibrarians.org/harva ... n-project/
οὔτοι ἀπ’ ἀρχῆς πάντα θεοὶ θνητοῖς ὑπέδειξαν,
ἀλλὰ χρόνῳ ζητέοντες ἐφευρίσκουσιν ἄμεινον. (Xenophanes, Fragment 16)

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)

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Re: "The First Thousand Years of Greek"

Post by Stephen Carlson » March 31st, 2016, 9:39 pm

While $50,000 is nothing to sneeze at, in the academic world it is basically equivalent to hiring one research assistant for a year plus overhead. Maybe less than a full year in places like Cambridge, Mass.
Stephen C. Carlson, Ph.D.
Melbourne, Australia

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