Re: Do prepositions govern or merely clarify case functions in Koine Greek?

From: Ray Clendenen (
Date: Fri Sep 10 1999 - 08:07:41 EDT

Ray Clendenen@BSSBNOTES
09/10/99 07:07 AM

<<[good. because 'sphere' isn't a grammatical function or relationship
anyway. it is a metaphor used by grammarians that says their analytical
system has run out of distinctions. it could have been called the 'brown
paper bag' function.]>>

Thanks for this. I've always hated the term 'dative of sphere' as being


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