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by Shirley Rollinson
June 15th, 2021, 2:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Another Newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 771

Re: Another Newbie

Welcome, Mike. I'd encourage you to read a verse-or-so of the Greek New Testament each day - even if you don't understand everything at present. Read it aloud, and listen to yourself speak. Make a note of one or two words which you don't recognize, write them down, and use a dictionary or grammar bo...
by Shirley Rollinson
June 12th, 2021, 11:22 am
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Teaching the Genitive
Replies: 23
Views: 1018

Re: Teaching the Genitive

I'd like to ask the pedagogues, teachers, and self-learners on the forum how you teach what the genitive means. Do you give a basic meaning of possession or intrinsic relationship and hope the student infers the full usage in their reading, or do you go the full Wallace and give the students a list...
by Shirley Rollinson
April 20th, 2021, 6:01 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: problem with log-in
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: problem with log-in

thank you - yes - I've just logged in (using firefox os the browser)
Shirley R.
by Shirley Rollinson
December 4th, 2020, 8:59 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Is this a legitimate translation of Hebrews 1:8?
Replies: 20
Views: 1431

Re: Is this a legitimate translation of Hebrews 1:8?

[Heb 1:8 MGNT] (8) πρὸς δὲ τὸν υἱόν ὁ θρόνος σου ὁ θεός εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τοῦ αἰῶνος καὶ ἡ ῥάβδος τῆς εὐθύτητος ῥάβδος τῆς βασιλείας σου "your divine throne" This is normally translated as a vocative, and I realize that the vocative and the nominative can share the same form in Classical Gree...
by Shirley Rollinson
November 26th, 2020, 3:15 am
Forum: Cool Stuff
Topic: New St Andrews College is hiring a Greek Professor
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: New St Andrews College is hiring a Greek Professor

Stephen Carlson wrote: November 25th, 2020, 11:45 pm Always good to see. (By the way, I edited the title so as to avoid confusion with the more famous St Andrews in Edinburgh; this one's in Moscow, ID.)
Och, Mon, St. Andrews is nay in Edinburgh. Tis tween Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
by Shirley Rollinson
November 7th, 2020, 5:30 pm
Forum: Grammar Questions
Topic: μὴ κατακαυχᾶσθε καὶ ψεύδεσθε
Replies: 3
Views: 567

Re: μὴ κατακαυχᾶσθε καὶ ψεύδεσθε

In James 3:14 I see μὴ κατακαυχᾶσθε καὶ ψεύδεσθε I'm trying to understand if "you must not boast and you must not lie" is grammatically valid; that is, if the negation applies to both imperatives. Thanks in advance! Considering the context, one could hardly see ψεύδεσθε as a positive impe...
by Shirley Rollinson
October 3rd, 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Answer Key to Machen
Replies: 16
Views: 16129

Re: Answer Key to Machen

cornertalker wrote: October 2nd, 2020, 8:42 am So - with objections noted about the "clunker" Machen - recommend another.
You're welcome to use the Online Textbook for practice sentences - parallel Greek and English - cover one side up, then check your translation
by Shirley Rollinson
September 15th, 2020, 2:18 pm
Forum: Beginners Forum
Topic: Please help me to identify the letters in greek
Replies: 12
Views: 1693

Re: Please help me to identify the letters in greek

Another: "τῷ ςεναγμῷ τῶν οωτερίαν ουνεξευγμένην" - Here I did found that he was quoting Nazianzen and I found who was Gregory Nazianzen but from which of Nazianzen's books is he quoting? Not sure because of the misspellings. The first and the thrid word are ok. The second one I was able t...
by Shirley Rollinson
September 6th, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: Cool Stuff
Topic: Map of Roman Empire in Greek
Replies: 2
Views: 936

Re: Map of Roman Empire in Greek

Check out this map of the Roman Empire in AD 117 with Greek names ! I first saw it posted here . It appears to be the work of this wikipedia contributor . It appears to be a translation of this map . I only checked a few of the names to verify that they were actually Ancient Greek names, not just M...

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