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by Stephen Carlson
June 11th, 2021, 8:09 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: A Latin Definition of ‘Deponent’ (Donatus)
Replies: 1
Views: 30

A Latin Definition of ‘Deponent’ (Donatus)

I came across the following definition of deponent verbs by Donatus, Ars Minor (4th cen. CE): Deponentia quae sunt? Quae in ‘r’ desinunt, ut passiva, sed ea dempta Latina non sunt, ut ‘luctor,’ ‘loquor’. What are the deponents? Those which end in ‘r’, like the passives, but when removed are not Lati...
by Stephen Carlson
June 10th, 2021, 6:36 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Teaching the Genitive
Replies: 9
Views: 162

Re: Teaching the Genitive

Using living language approaches, you work from concrete examples to teach the genitive, and the most concrete examples generally involve the core meaning of possession. Over time, that generalizes out to other examples. To me, the categorized lists sometimes involve more than a little exegesis, co...
by Stephen Carlson
June 10th, 2021, 6:27 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Teaching the Genitive
Replies: 9
Views: 162

Re: Teaching the Genitive

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 of 30+ possible meanings to audition? I give a basic meaning of nominal qualification using "-type" a...
by Stephen Carlson
June 10th, 2021, 2:36 am
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Teaching the Genitive
Replies: 9
Views: 162

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 Stephen Carlson
June 4th, 2021, 6:16 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Don't Do Word Studies
Replies: 10
Views: 465

Re: Don't Do Word Studies

Ok, That’s helpful. Thanks.
by Stephen Carlson
June 3rd, 2021, 8:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Don't Do Word Studies
Replies: 10
Views: 465

Re: Don't Do Word Studies

Is there a summary anywhere? Don't have time to watch (non-cat) videos during working hours.
by Stephen Carlson
June 3rd, 2021, 8:37 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Papias of Hierapolis Exposition of Dominical Oracles
Replies: 4
Views: 523

Re: Papias of Hierapolis Exposition of Dominical Oracles

Thanks. Not just Greek but Latin, Syriac, Armenian, and Arabic! (Had to get help with the last one.)
by Stephen Carlson
May 27th, 2021, 4:50 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Thesis/Dissetation Topics
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Thesis/Dissetation Topics

MAubrey wrote: May 27th, 2021, 1:52 pm
  • Semantic scope & pre-articular modifiers.
What do you mean by this?
by Stephen Carlson
May 25th, 2021, 6:07 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: πρὸ τοῦ γὰρ ἐλθεῖν τινα (Gal 2:12)
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: πρὸ τοῦ γὰρ ἐλθεῖν τινα (Gal 2:12)

They don’t. πρὸ τοῦ ... ἐλθεῖν is an articular infinitive.

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