By Stanley E. Porter
In "The Language of the hot Testament," Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts gather a world crew of students whose paintings has occupied with the Greek language of the earliest Christians when it comes to its context, heritage and improvement.
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26 H. Mutschmann, Sextus Empiricus Opera (vol. 2; Leipzig: Teubner, 1914), 344. what can we learn about greek grammar from a mosaic? 28 More importantly here, however, I wonder whether Levi has adequately captured the significance of the mosaic. One of the categories of thinkers not included in his discussion of those who wrote and thought about time using some of the same Greek vocabulary is that of the Greek grammarians. I think that this mosaic provides an implicit commentary on Greek thought regarding time that can be helpful in informing our Greek grammatical discussion.
30 (Other dramas have a similar perspective on time: see Sophocles, Antig. 582; Oedipus at Colonus 1736; Euripides, Alcestis 337; Hec. 755; Phoen. 1484; Iph. Taur. 1122; Iph. Aul. 31 This is just the opposite temporal framework from the one that Levi promotes regarding Aion and Chronos on the basis of his consistent view of both the mosaic and the ancient evidence. There is the further problem that Levi describes Aion as an old man, while 27 See, for example, G. ” 28 See Zuntz, Aion, esp. 12–67.
25 See H. Mutschmann, Sexti Empirici Opera (vol. 1; ed. I. Mau; Leipzig: Teubner, 1958), 172. 26 H. Mutschmann, Sextus Empiricus Opera (vol. 2; Leipzig: Teubner, 1914), 344. what can we learn about greek grammar from a mosaic? 28 More importantly here, however, I wonder whether Levi has adequately captured the significance of the mosaic. One of the categories of thinkers not included in his discussion of those who wrote and thought about time using some of the same Greek vocabulary is that of the Greek grammarians.
The Language of the New Testament: Context, History, and Development by Stanley E. Porter