Category: Semantic Roles

Semantic Roles in the Ancient Greek Dependency Treebank

Smyth Greek Grammar and a diagram

I have added the following article to the bibliography at Greek-Language.com. Celano, Giuseppe G. A. and Carne, Gregory. “Semantic Role Annotation in the Ancient Greek Dependency Treebank,” Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories… Read More

Verbal Semantics in Ancient Greek Possessive Constructions with eînai

Journal of Greek Linguistics

In 2015 Maria Carmela Benvenuto and Flavia Pompeo published an article in the Journal of Greek Linguistics with the title above. The theoretical framework they use is Construction Grammar. The version of “Ancient Greek” they examine spans from Homer… Read More

Mark Janse on Hellenistic Greek

I have added eight works by Mark Janse to my Comprehensive Bibliography of Hellenistic Greek Linguistics. (Thanks to Mike Aubrey for providing the bibliographic information on six of them and a lead to the seventh.) Dr. Janse is… Read More

What should a lexicon include?

Carl Conrad has raised a valid objection to calling the cumulative vocabulary list for my online grammar a “lexicon,” and I would like to address the reasons he is right. That will also give me the opportunity to… Read More

Lesson 21: More on the Aorist Middle and Passive

I have added lesson 21 (Aorist Middle/Passive) to the online grammar. Because I am working late at night—rushing to get it up and running before I go back to work tomorrow—I’m sure there will be a few typographical… Read More

Lesson 19: Semantic Roles and Voice, The Aorist Passive

I’ve uploaded a slightly revised version of Lesson 19: Semantic Roles and Voice: the Aorist Passive. The changes are designed to make it clear that what has traditionally been called the Aorist Passive is a set of forms… Read More

Danove: Distinguishing Goal and Locative Complements

You can read Paul Danove’s article ““Distinguishing Goal and Locative Complements of New Testament Verbs of Transference” [Filologíá Neotestamentaria. Vol. 20 (2007) 51-66] online at Biblical Studies on the Web, Filologia Neotestamentaria.

Lesson 19: Semantic Roles and Voice, The Aorist Passive

Today I uploaded “Lesson 19: Semantic Roles and Voice, The Aorist Passive” to my Hellenisitic Greek grammar. I will add vocabulary exercises later. I also added a significant amount to the Topical Index.