Category: Greek Grammar

Exercises for Lessons 1 and 2

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For some time now the automated exercises for the first two lessons of the online grammar have been inoperative. I designed new ones today to solve that problem. Lesson 1 Exercise 1.1 Exercise 1.2 Lesson 2 Exercise 2.1… Read More

HellenisticGreek.com

The domain name HellenisticGreek.com has until yesterday pointed to the online grammar that has for several years been housed at Greek-Language.com/grammar (and, more recently, at GreekLinguistics.com/grammar). Now, however, I have moved the content of those directories so that all… Read More

Lessons 19, 20 and the Topic Index

Lessons 19 and 20 are now HTML5 compliant and displaying well on cell phones. The Topical Index is also updated to HTML5 and looks great on cell phone browsers.

Lessons 16 and 17 now HTML5 Compliant

I completed the revision of the code behind lessons 16 and 17 today. Both are now HTML5 compliant, so they should look a bit better in your browser.

A Beginning-Intermediate Grammar of Hellenistic Greek II

A couple of days ago I posted a note about the reprint of Robert Funk’s Beginning-Intermediate Grammar of Hellenistic Greek. At the time I was confident that most of you already knew that almost all of the content… Read More

A Beginning-Intermediate Grammar of Hellenistic Greek

A reprinted edition of Robert Funk’s A Beginning-Intermediate Grammar of Hellenistic Greek was published in July of 2013. While a lot has happened in Linguistics and the study of Ancient Greek since this grammar was originally published in 1973, I welcome… Read More

Grammatical Terms in Ancient Greek

Back in March, Louis Sorenson posted a helpful comment to B-Greek: The Biblical Greek Forum. In it he included a link to a great resource for finding the terminology that Ancient Greek writers used to describe their language. Here’s… Read More

Scope of a Hellenistic Greek Grammar V: The "Problem" of Dialect

When we discuss the “scope” of any grammar it is possible to discuss two quite different things. One is the range of issues it should address (See Scope IV). The other is the range of literature it seeks… Read More

DISCOURSE GRAMMAR OF THE GREEK NEW TESTAMENT

A few weeks ago, Mike Aubrey announced on ΕΝ ΕΦΕΣΩ the release of Steve Runge’s new book, Discourse Grammar of New Testament Greek. To see the announcement, visit his blog at ΕΝ ΕΦΕΣΩ. This is a ground-breaking work, in that… Read More

Randall Buth on Hellenistic Pronunciation

While I’m on the topic of Randall Buth’s recent contributions with regard to teaching Greek, I should point out his discussion of Hellenistic pronunciation that relates it directly to the task of teaching and learning Hellenistic Greek: Ἡ… Read More