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by James Spinti
April 13th, 2013, 2:09 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Greek LXX and NA28 in one
Replies: 4
Views: 9034

Greek LXX and NA28 in one

Recently announced: Biblia Graeca - Septuagint + NA28 German Bible Society, forthcoming fall 2013 List Price: $179.95 Bibliographic info: 3126 pages Language(s): English and Greek Cover: cloth ISBN: 1-61970-127-8 ISBN13: 978-1-61970-127-4 This edition combines the Rahlfs-Hanhart Septuagint (Greek tr...
by James Spinti
January 29th, 2013, 10:00 am
Forum: New Testament
Topic: UBS or 4th rev. GNT?
Replies: 4
Views: 2946

Re: UBS or 4th rev. GNT?

I usually recommend that people buy the NA 27 large print. My question to them is "How long do you plan to be reading Greek?" If they say for the next year or two for classes, then it really doesn't matter much. The UBS 4 is fine for them. But, if they are intending to be reading it for the rest of ...
by James Spinti
December 21st, 2012, 2:00 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Online Spanish-English dictionary
Replies: 1
Views: 7168

Online Spanish-English dictionary

From the Classics-L list: The members of the Diccionario Griego-Español project (DGE, CSIC, Madrid) are pleased to announce the release of DGE online<>(, first digital edition of the published section (α-ἔξαυος) of our Lexicon. Although sti...
by James Spinti
November 18th, 2012, 1:24 am
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: 'the forms you really need to know'
Replies: 9
Views: 5747

Re: 'the forms you really need to know'

Anne Mahoney is an active member of the Classics-L list. I'm fairly sure she would be wiling to supply you with a copy if you contacted her. I don't think I'm able to post the link here, but I'll try. If it doesn't take, you can do a Google search for Classics-L listserv and choose the one that refe...
by James Spinti
November 10th, 2012, 9:27 am
Forum: Other
Topic: E-Listers at SBL?
Replies: 2
Views: 2560

Re: E-Listers at SBL?

From Jeffrey's annual e-mail: Please come to the 16th annual E-Lister's Meeting at the the Society of Biblical Literature's Annual Meeting in Chicago. This meeting will take place on Saturday, Nov. 17th at 11:30 a.m. the Eisenbrauns Press booth (# 439) in the Exhibit Hall (Hall F2) in the McCormick ...
by James Spinti
June 18th, 2012, 9:21 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Subheadings and references, electronic version?
Replies: 8
Views: 5479

Re: Subheadings and references, electronic version?

You should check with the American Bible Society. They came up with the headers that are used in the UBS and most newer translations. I'm not sure what their copyright policy is about it, but it would be worth checking.

by James Spinti
June 6th, 2012, 9:18 am
Forum: Seen on the Web
Topic: Loebs online
Replies: 1
Views: 962

Loebs online

There are over 200 Loebs that are in the public domain--many of them Koine. A complete listing, with links can be found here: At [Go there for live links and for available volumes] ================================== Loebolus Loebolus is based on Edwin Donnelly's "...
by James Spinti
May 7th, 2012, 5:22 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: iPad app for classical texts
Replies: 1
Views: 2463

iPad app for classical texts

From the Classics list: I'm delighted to announce the release of an iPad app for intro and intermediate Greek readers. Its name is Attikos includes a selection of familiar texts, including morphological information. The author is Josh Day, himself recently an intermediate Greek student. Link to the ...
by James Spinti
February 27th, 2012, 10:12 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: After Mounce
Replies: 7
Views: 2893

Re: After Mounce

Rod is being modest. He wrote one:
Koine Greek Reader: Selections from the New Testament, Septuagint, and Early Christian Writers
by Rodney J. Decker
Kregel Publications, 2007

by James Spinti
February 3rd, 2012, 9:41 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Frederick W. Danker, RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 2814

Re: Frederick W. Danker, RIP

I met him but once also--at an SBL about 7 years ago. I told him that even when I wasn't using Greek professionally, I had been continually using his BAGD. He said he was glad to hear that not just professional scholars used it, but he convinced me on the spot to purchase BDAG : )

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