Re: Translation INTO Koine Greek

From: Edgar M. Krentz (
Date: Thu Jun 05 1997 - 23:24:03 EDT

>Also, as it's my plan to use uncials, are breathing marks, accents and
>subscript iotas conventional in inscriptions (monumental or otherwise)
>or are they usually left out?
>Thanks for any assistance!

Acient Greek Inscriptions used no breathings, no accents, no iota
subscripts; rther they used iota adscripts. Inscriptions sometimes
separated words by a dot placed in the center of the line. In the period of
the NT, they often used a lunar sigma, that looked like a capital C.

Edgar Krentz, Prof. of New Testament
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