Re: Junia/Junias nochmals und weiter ... und weiter

From: Joni L Crawford (
Date: Fri Dec 01 1995 - 18:45:36 EST

On Fri, 1 Dec 1995, Michael Holmes wrote:

> RE the current thread about Junia/Junias:
> In his first message a few days ago, Carl Conrad pointed out that as a
> Greek form of a Latin name, the masculine ought to be JuniOs. Recently an
> article appeared making precisely this point, and demonstrating that Junias
> as a shortened form of a man's name is a phantom form. However, at the
> moment the reference is not available to me (sorry for the lack of
> specificity). Has someone else seen this article, or have the reference?
> Mike Holmes
> Bethel College
It might be that the article you are thinking of was in a recent edition
of _Journal of Biblical Literature_. I do not now have access to it to
verify, but I think there was such an article in the last year.

Good Luck
David Crawford

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