Alan Patterson wrote:I will reread your excellent post, but I want to first thank you for such a detailed answer. To give me a head start, are there any unambiguous examples of 6, which partially reads:it's basically equivalent to an aorist where no relevance to the current discourse context can be detected.
Sure. I think the clearest one is in:
Matt 13:45-46 wrote:45 Πάλιν ὁμοία ἐστὶν ἡ βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν ἀνθρώπῳ ἐμπόρῳ ζητοῦντι καλοὺς μαργαρίτας · 46 εὑρὼν δὲ ἕνα πολύτιμον μαργαρίτην ἀπελθὼν πέπρακεν πάντα ὅσα εἶχεν καὶ ἠγόρασεν αὐτόν.
45 “Again the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. 46 Now when he found one expensive pearl, he went out and sold off all that he had and bought it.”