Responding to msg by Rodney J. Decker on Sat, 15 Oct 1:20 AM
>The most complete and most recent grammar that treats
>the aorist is Stan Porter's "Verbal Aspect" (NY: Lang,
>1989) , esp. 182-244.
Also, the same author's "Idioms of the Greek New Testament"
(Sheffield: JSOT Press 2nd. ed. 1994 ) which devotes the first
30 pages to "Tense and Aspect and Periphrastic Constructions"
and numerous references throughout.
Maurice A. O'Sullivan [Bray,Ireland]