Re: Tense and Aspect / Action and States of Being

Jonathan Robie (74144.2360@CompuServe.COM)
08 Sep 96 13:27:34 EDT

> I really think that the grammarians who multiply categories and
> subcategories of aorist are concerned with difficulties of English
> expression of time relationships more than they are concerned with
> recognition of what the Greek tense really means. Does that make
> sense?

Yes, that makes perfect sense, and is extremely helpful. In fact, you probably
just saved B-GREEK from countless messages attempting to interpret the use of
the aorist in various silly ways ;->