From: David L. Moore (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 06 1996 - 09:39:10 EDT
Stephen C Carlson wrote:
> David L. Moore wrote:
> > I found a Greek copy of Euripides' _Heraclidae_ at the Perseus
> >Project web site (really excellently done). In the context, the chorus and
> >the characters are talking about a way of assuring the well-being of their
> >city, and SWTHRIAN KATERGASASQAI is used in that sense. Whether this usage
> >might be of significance in exegesis of a passage of NT Koine' is another
> >question. The fairly exact match in the language of this phrase in the two
> >sources makes me tend to accept the validity of the comparison despite the
> >500 years that separates their writing.
> The 500 years of separation may not be such an obstacle if Euripides
> was studied as part of the normal Greek education. In the same way,
> Shakespeare continues to exert an influence upon English today.
Exactly! Many of Shakespeare's expressions get into our everyday conversation
word for word.
-- David L. Moore Director Miami, Florida, USA Department of Education firstname.lastname@example.org Southeastern Spanish District http://www.netcom.com/~dvdmoore of the Assemblies of God
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