Re: Acts 2:46: AFELOTH

Carl W. Conrad (
Fri, 22 Nov 1996 10:30:06 -0500

At 9:30 AM -0600 11/22/96, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>At 09:07 PM 11/21/96 -0600, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>>At 7:41 PM -0600 11/21/96, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>>>At 07:42 AM 11/21/96 -0600, you wrote:
>>>>one might relate it to the Latin
>>>>word--which IS derived from Greek --for what Theodosia does well
>>>So, as I understand it, the early believers did not long for Theodosia in
>>>their hearts?
>>Gerade nicht! Of course, I'm not sure what the date of that inscription is
>>supposed to be, but I would guess it's Hellenistic graffiti. And I doubt if
>>this is the dance hall girl that the Emperor Justinian took in and married
>>in a story that's very much like that of Eva Peron.
>Well, regardless, I'm not considering Theodosia as a name for our baby...

Too bad: the name DOES mean "gift of God."