Category: Pronunciation

Hellenistic Greek Pronunciation (again)

Today I found two videos by Tim McNinch that do a great job of teaching the Hellenistic (Koine) pronunciation of the Greek alphabet. I have added them both to the alphabet page at Greek-Language.com. I am very grateful… Read More

Greek-Language.com 2020

From time to time it becomes necessary to overhaul a website because technology has advanced or material has become outdated. I have now launched the 2020 rebuild of Greek-Language.com. While I have proofread the pages, it is very… Read More

Kαλὰ Χριστούγεννα / Merry Christmas 2019

Wooden Nativity Scene

While no one in the first century would have said Merry Christmas (Kαλὰ Χριστούγεννα) because the early Church had not yet begun celebrating Christmas, if they had said it, it would have sounding like the recording above. At… Read More

Pronouncing Ancient Greek

Baby beginning to speak Greek

This week I have completed a major overhaul of the Alphabet page at Greek-Language.com. Now there are pronunciation examples for every letter in Modern Greek, Hellenistic Koiné, and Attic Greek. Most of these examples include an audio recording… Read More

How was 1st century Greek pronounced? And how do we know?

How do we know how first century Greek was pronounced?

Mark 5 in Hellenistic Greek

Mark 5 is available, but it doesn’t have captions yet. KoineGreek.com promises to add them soon.

Mark 4 from the LUMO Project and KoineGreek.com

I was at 16,522 feet above sea level on Vinicunca the day the LUMO Project and KoineGreek.com released chapter 4 of Mark’s Gospel in Greek using the reconstructed historical pronunciation. I was in no condition to post anything… Read More

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

The Gospel of Mark in Koine Greek with Video Support

A few days ago (June 14, 2019), Mike Aubrey at koine-greek.com announced a new film project promoted at koinegreek.com (a different site with a confusingly similar URL). Benjamin Kantor has provided narration for the film using the Greek… Read More

Randall Buth's Reading of 1st John

1st John read in reconstructed Koiné.