Re: Smyth

From: Kevin W. Woodruff (
Date: Thu May 07 1998 - 12:01:05 EDT


Smyth is primarily a Classical (Attic) grammar. With this in mind you should
be aware that the the distinction between tenses is a lot less definite.
There is no dual number.

At 10:25 AM 5/7/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I have recently been reading Smyth "Greek Grammar". It is really an
>excellent book and has an outstanding and extensive section on understanding
>nuances of the tenses. However, I have a question for our classical
>scholars. I find that Smyth often quotes from classical authors. Is this a
>classical or a koine grammar? If it is a classical grammar... then what
>things should I bear in mind as I read it and relate it to the New
>Rich Lindeman

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