Re: 5 case

I believe that the 8 case system is based on comparative grammar that
takes into account Sanskrit and Latin.  That, in my opinion is an incorrect
methodology.  As Tom Greer points out, there are only 5 forms in Greek,
not 8.  While an "intelligent discussion" may require that we discuss
more than 5 uses, that does not mean that the Greeks understood there
were more than 5 cases.

As for the arguments offered by "-mib", well, those are arguments up with
with which I will put!!  I have argued such in the face of strong opposition
from those who speak "proper English", whatever that is.

Glenn Wooden

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