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by Benjamin Kantor
July 3rd, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Why not start with modern Greek?
Replies: 57
Views: 25738

Re: Why not start with modern Greek?

I agree with a lot of what has been said above, but I just want to make a few points below that I think will be helpful... It's obviously the same situation with Hebrew. Learning modern Hebrew will only assist in learning biblical Hebrew, but learning modern Hebrew is not sufficient for proficiency ...
by Benjamin Kantor
June 27th, 2019, 2:36 pm
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: Jonly Joihin - Thesis on δε
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: Jonly Joihin - Thesis on δε

From the thesis, page 70 (pdf 82): From the survey of Classical and Koine Greek grammars and lexica, there are two opposing views of δέ due to the different approaches: traditional (historicalcomparative) and discourse linguistic grammar. The traditional grammars and lexica of both Classical and Ko...
by Benjamin Kantor
June 14th, 2019, 1:54 am
Forum: Greek Texts
Topic: Gospel of Mark FILM in Koine Greek
Replies: 5
Views: 503

Re: Gospel of Mark FILM in Koine Greek

I finally am able to release it now: https://www.koinegreek.com/post/film-the-gospel-of-mark-in-koine-greek-w-subtitles-lumo-project-june-13th-3-00pm-est If you'll forgive me the colloquial Hebrew: תִּתְחַדֵּשׁ!!‏ תודה! וכל הכבוד שאתה מבין האנשים שיכולים לדבר עברית ויוונית! I know you teach Hebrew,...
by Benjamin Kantor
June 14th, 2019, 1:46 am
Forum: Greek Texts
Topic: Gospel of Mark FILM in Koine Greek
Replies: 5
Views: 503

Re: Gospel of Mark FILM in Koine Greek

Awesome! Where do you teach?
by Benjamin Kantor
June 10th, 2019, 11:56 am
Forum: Greek Texts
Topic: Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana
Replies: 4
Views: 2381

Re: Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana

Very nice. I love the colloquia and am in them every week. I've actually made some cartoons (probably around 4 or so) in Koine Greek based on taking small portions of the colloquia verbatim: https://www.koinegreek.com/post/the-colloquia-of-the-hermeneumata-pseudodositheana-authentic-koine-greek-conv...
by Benjamin Kantor
May 9th, 2019, 10:08 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: οἰκεῖος vs. συγγενής? οἰκία vs. συγγένεια
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: οἰκεῖος vs. συγγενής? οἰκία vs. συγγένεια

Yes, indeed a good point. I think the only threshold I need to meet for what I am writing is that the distinction we outlined above could be one that an ancient Greek speaker would have conceivably made, even if he didn't always use it that way or if his friends used it a bit differently, etc. In ot...
by Benjamin Kantor
May 9th, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: οἰκεῖος vs. συγγενής? οἰκία vs. συγγένεια
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: οἰκεῖος vs. συγγενής? οἰκία vs. συγγένεια

Thank you! That is good to hear and a relief. I was writing something proceeding on the understanding that the distinction you outlined basically holds for these two terms, but then I decided to consult the lexica to double-check this and actually got more confused, since they list so many synonym-g...
by Benjamin Kantor
May 9th, 2019, 4:28 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: οἰκεῖος vs. συγγενής? οἰκία vs. συγγένεια
Replies: 4
Views: 385

οἰκεῖος vs. συγγενής? οἰκία vs. συγγένεια

I was wondering if there is any sharp/clear/or blurry distinction between these terms. I am sure they vary by style and author, but is there any way one could come up with a general division between them (if one had to pick a primary meaning): perhaps οἰκία and οἰκεῖος refers to the nuclear family a...