From: Eric Weiss (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Oct 08 1995 - 05:37:18 EDT
I took/am taking (this is my 2nd year) NT Greek because I want to read the
Greek New Testament. Various posts in the past have indicated that it is
good to precede Hellenistic/NT Greek with a year of Classical and/or Attic
Greek, though I don't think all seminaries do this.
- How crucial is knowing these earlier forms of Greek to understanding the
Greek New Testament?
- What have those of us who have only taken NT Greek missed by not taking
these earlier forms of Greek?
- Should we somewhere down the road take a course in these other forms of
Greek even though our main interest is in reading and understanding the New
Testament, not Homer, et al?
- Are there good grammar books on Classical/Attic Greek that would be easy
for someone with 1-2 years of NT Greek to pick up and read that would fill in
the gaps we supposedly missed by not learning these forms of Greek?
- What "gaps" do we have (i.e., what areas of understanding are we ignorant
of) because all we have learned is NT Greek?
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