Category: Related Blogs and Other Resources

Mark 3 is now available

While I was away in Peru this summer, the LUMO project and KoineGreek.com completed the third chapter of Mark’s Gospel in koine (hellenistic) Greek using the reconstructed historical pronunciation. (They also completed chapter 4, coming in the next… Read More

Recommended Blog Post

I don’t usually discuss other people’s blogs, but I read a post at Koine-Greek.com that is well worth your attention if you are interested in how linguists decide if a particular grammatical category exists in a particular language…. 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

Open Source and Open Data for the Biblical Languages

If you are interested in Open Source software or Open Data projects for the Biblical languages, I would like to recommend the following sessions at SBL: Saturday, November 19th 9:00-11:30 AM: Visualizations of the Bible, Convention Center Room… Read More

Mike Aubrey's Masters Thesis

Mike Aubrey has uploaded his anxiously awaited thesis to Academia.edu: The Greek perfect and the categorization of tense and aspect: Toward a descriptive apparatus for operators in Role and Reference Grammar Click on the title to download a… Read More

Syntactic Analysis for Humans (“Does this analysis make my text look fat?”).

If you want to see some of what is to come in the presentation that Jonathan Robie and I will make at SBL on Monday afternoon, check out the following posts on the B-Greek forum: Morphology with Cascading… Read More

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

Robert E. Longacre: Obituary at LinguistList Site

Robert E. Longacre, SIL Linguist and professor at the University of Texas at Arlington passed away recently. Thank you to Mike Aubrey for pointing out the obituary posted on the LinguisList Site: http://linguistlist.org/issues/25/25-2088.html Dr. Longacre dedicated his life… Read More

Polytonic Greek on Android Smartphones

Jason Hare posted the following advice on the TextKit forum for getting Android smart phones to display polytonic Greek back in June. I thought I would share his advice here for those of you using Android phones to… Read More

The Verb in Koine Greek

There’s a wonderful discussion of Albert Rijksbaron’s book, The Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek: An Introduction, going on over at the B-Greek Forum. The participants are discussing the book one section at a time, comparing it’s observations… Read More