At 06:10 PM 11/7/97 -0500, you wrote:
>What happen to Koine Greek, that is, why did it not remain common? Did it
>did a slow death, or were their some significant historical events that lead
>to it's demise? I take it that Latin became "common," but only among the
>educated. Was their ever another common "street" language? Does English
>fill that role today?
Kevin W. Woodruff, M.Div.
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Cierpke Memorial Library
Tennessee Temple University/Temple Baptist Seminary
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