Category: Cool things found on the web

Brill’s New Dictionary, and Greek Dictionaries in General

Brill's Greek-English Dictionary

Mike Aubrey has written a wonderful overview of the lexica available for Ancient Greek. The article is pitched as an introduction to Brill’s new Greek English Dictionary, but it does much more than introduce that work. If you… Read More

Recommended Post: What to do when you must teach explicit grammar

Seumas Macdonald has posted a great discussion of a problem facing many who are using communicative methods to teach Ancient Greek in institutions that require students to know the traditional metalanguage for talking about Greek rather than simply speaking… Read More

LaParola.net

I would like to offer my sincere thanks to Richard Wilson, designer of LaParola.net, for the work he has put into producing an online reader for the Greek New Testament complete with variant readings. What is particularly outstanding… Read More

Sound of 1st Century Greek: Mark 1-9

Louis Sorenson has produced a nice reading of the first nine chapters of Mark’s Gospel following Westcott and Hort’s 1881 text using the Restored Koine pronunciation. His Let’s Read Greek website has numerous helpful resources for reading Greek texts…. Read More

The Greek Verb Revisited

Steven E. Runge and Christopher J. Fresch have edited the papers from the Greek Verb Conference in Cambridge last year into a new volume entitled The Greek Verb Revisited. The book is available as an e-book from LOGOS or… Read More

A Treebank-Based Study of Subject-Verb Agreement with Coordinated Subjects in Ancient Greek

An article in the current issue of the Journal of Greek Linguistics by Francesco Mambrini and Marco Passarotti illustrates well the tremendous benefit provided by the development of electronic treebanks for the Ancient Greek data. Mambrini and Passarotti examine subject-verb… Read More

The Greek Verbal System and Aspect Prominence

A new article by Nicholas J. Ellis, Michael G. Aubrey, and Mark Dubis has recently appeared in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society discussing the need for revising the terms we use to discuss the Greek verbal system. You… Read More

Robert Crellin on the Hellenistic Greek Perfect

Robert Crellin’s PhD thesis and recent book on the Hellenistic Greek Perfect

Review of Living Koiné (Part One)

Kevin Madden has written a helpful review of Randall Buth’s Living Koiné, Part One. His review even has a video of the first lesson. If you are interested in learning Biblical Greek, and you want to know how it sounded… Read More

Randall Buth's Reading of 1st John

1st John read in reconstructed Koiné.