There is effectively no debate about the definition of aspect in Greek. There is also effectively no debate about the definitions of the imperfective and perfective aspects, two categories we discussed in Part I. This is true whether you’re reading Fanning (1990), Decker (2007), Campbell (2007), any of the contributors to Runge & Fresch (2016), or anyone else.
Is this the best blog post for introducing people to aspect?
I’m not sure, but I hope that it will be helpful, nonetheless.
In a brief discussion published earlier this year, I noted, “Not all Greek verbs inflect as perfects.” I […]
My copy of the Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek arrived in the mail last week. Since then I […]
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?
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 […]
I uploaded my powerpoint slides from the Cambridge Greek Verb Conference to academia.edu (link at the bottom). The […]
The purpose of this second post (for the first post, see here: Challenges in language analysis: thesis prefatory […]