Category: Spoken Ancient Greek

Vocabulary for Teachers and Students of Hellenistic Greek

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For some time now I have been working on compiling a list of useful phrases for speaking about Hellenistic Greek in Hellenistic Greek. I cannot claim originality for anything included in the list. I have consulted multiple existing… Read More

Mark 5 in Hellenistic Greek

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

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

Mark 2 is now available

While you can view the video here, please visit KoineGreek.com to thank Benjamin Kantor for the work he is putting into providing the Hellenistic Greek voice for these videos!

Kαλὰ Χριστούγεννα

With Christmas only a few days away, it’s time to say καλά χριστούγεννα That’s Merry Christmas as it would have sounded if someone had said it at the time of Jesus’ birth. No one actually did, though, because… Read More

Living Language in the Written Text at SBL 2018

Again this year, Jonathan Robie and I will be presenting about the work we are doing  to bring living language techniques to the teaching of Ancient Greek through the web. We have a somewhat unclear title for our… 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

Randall Buth's Reading of 1st John

1st John read in reconstructed Koiné.

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.

Spoken κοινή?

Michael W. Halcomb is offering an online spoken koine Greek class starting in late January. The price is $30. That makes is very affordable. Given the recent growth of interest in learning to actually speak Hellenistic Greek, I’m… Read More