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by nathaniel j. erickson
February 9th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: Minimal Pairs for Greek Phonology
Replies: 19
Views: 8733

Re: Minimal Pairs for Greek Phonology

Since Dirk's notebook provides the code but not the data, I decided to post the data separately. And that somehow turned into a blog post, which you can read here: Minimal Pairs for Greek and Hebrew Thanks again to Dirk for his solution! This list is hugely useful. I was just starting to put togeth...
by nathaniel j. erickson
May 20th, 2016, 9:05 am
Forum: Septuagint and Pseudepigrapha
Topic: τα παραλειπομενα ιερεμιου 1.3: προ του
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

τα παραλειπομενα ιερεμιου 1.3: προ του

I was reading "the omissions of Jeremiah" (as the text stands here http://ocp.stfx.ca/ ) and came across a usage I found strikingly odd. 1.3 reads: νῦν οὖν ἀναστάντες ἐξέλθατε πρὸ τοῦ ἡ δύναμις τῶν Χαλδαίων κυκλώσει αὐτή. Its meaning is patently obvious--before the army of the Babylonians surrounds ...
by nathaniel j. erickson
May 18th, 2016, 6:27 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: A Few Songs for Early Use
Replies: 1
Views: 2761

Re: A Few Songs for Early Use

Here is one for "Read Your Bible, Pray Everyday." The first line, unfortunately, requires a 5 syllable word to fit in the space of a 1 syllable English word. ΑΝΑΓΙΝΩΣΚΕ ΤΑΣ ΓΡΑΦΑΣ Ἀναγίνωσκε τὰς γραφάς, (ἤ· γραφάς σου) προσεύχου ἀεί, (ἤ· καθ᾿ ἡμέραν προσεύχου,) καὶ αὐξηθήσει (ἤ· αὐξήσεις σύ) αὐξάνω:...
by nathaniel j. erickson
May 17th, 2016, 9:05 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: A Few Songs for Early Use
Replies: 1
Views: 2761

A Few Songs for Early Use

I have been working an acquiring German lately and have had great fun listening to children's songs. This inspired me to make a couple translations of some well-known Christian kids songs. ὁ θεός μού ἐστιν μεγίστων (My God is so Great) ὁ θεὸς μέγας [μεγίστων] ἰσχυρός [ἰσχυρότατος] παντοκράτωρ· δύνατ...

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