Telicity tests and syntactic diagnostics are surprisingly relevant for understanding the semantics of the Ancient Greek perfect.
How can there be any substantive discussion about language data or linguistic method if we cannot even agree on the history of research? New Testament Greek grammar is simply broken. And nobody seems interested in trying to fix it. So where do we go from here?
Dahl (1985, 138; 2000, 9-10) describes to a hierarchy of usage for perfects across languages. The hierarchy lays out […]
Porter, Stanley. 2015. Linguistic analysis of the Greek New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. This review is […]
The papers from the Greek Verb Conference in Cambridge last year aren’t only going to be digital through […]
One claim that you’ll regularly encounter once you start reading various contemporary works on the Greek Verb from […]
“X-rays may not be used to fit shoes.” RCW 70.98.170Prohibition — Fluoroscopic x-ray shoefitting devices. The operation or […]
When we look at aspectual choice in the indicative mood, we find that there are a number of […]
In an earlier post, I noted that the speaker/author’s perspectival choices could affect the selection of aspect both […]
I uploaded my powerpoint slides from the Cambridge Greek Verb Conference to academia.edu (link at the bottom). The […]