Category: Personal

No more Academia.edu

No more Academia.edu

Today I deleted the content I had uploaded to Academia.edu and closed my account. I took this action after contacting Academia.edu multiple times about the deceptive emails they send to get people to sign up for their premium… Read More

Roman Coin from a dear friend

This evening a dear friend gave me this Roman coin from 410, the year the Visigoths sacked Rome. Thank you, Allen! While this clearly has nothing to do with Greek, I’m posting it here as a personal note… Read More

ὁ κῆπός μου νιφοστιβής ἐστιν

Thanks to Sententia Antiquae for the snow-related vocabulary. What an appropriate post for our current situation! We don’t have a lot of snow here in Chapel Hill, but it’s enough to make minor roads dangerous, causing local schools… Read More

Καλά Χριστούγεννα 2015

I wish you all a peaceful and joyous Christmas. Seeing the flow of traffic that comes in to this blog every year on Christmas Eve is a beautiful experience for me. I appreciate your visit, whether you come… Read More

ἡ ἡμέρα τῶν εὐχαριστιῶν καὶ ἡ χριστούγεννα

Merry Christmas in Greek: καλὰ χριστούγεννα

Looking forward to SBL

It’s less than two weeks till the national meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Atlanta, Georgia. I will be presenting jointly with Jonathan Robie in the session, Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages; Global Education and Research Technology… Read More

Καλά Χριστούγεννα

Do you want to learn to say “Merry Christmas” in Greek? View this post from 2010 to hear the phrase and read a little explanation. I wish all of you a beautiful and joyous Christmas.

Happy Thanksgiving in Ancient Greek

In case you want to say “Happy Thanksgiving” in Ancient Greek to any of your friends, here’s the way to do it. Εὐτυχής ἡμέρα τῶν εὐχαριστιῶν Εὐτυχής  does not mean “happy,” but the expression εὐτυχής ἡμέρα τῶν εὐχαριστίων would be… Read More

Wonderful weekend at SBL

This weekend I met with Mike Aubrey, Jonathan Robie, Randall Tan, James Tauber, Andy Wu,  and several others to think about the future of Greek Computational Linguistics. Four of these I had previously known only through the Internet. It was nice… Read More

NA28 with two parallel English Texts

Yesterday I received a very nice gift from my church where I regularly teach classes in Biblical Studies. At the end of an afternoon meeting, the Minister of Christian Formation handed me a copy of the Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft… Read More