It is sort of taken as a given in grammars that the perfects in these two languages are different, but there is surprisingly little discussion of exactly what that means or how they are different.
I uploaded my powerpoint slides from the Cambridge Greek Verb Conference to academia.edu (link at the bottom). The 'gradience of grammatical contrasts' didn't make it into the final paper for the published book, but that was basically a summary of Carl Bache's monograph, The Study of Aspect, Tense and Action: Towards a Theory of the... Continue Reading →
Nick Ellis, Mark Dubis, and I have been working together for several years now under the auspices of the BibleMesh Greek project. Nick presented a shortened version of our efforts at the Cambridge Verb Conference last summer. The three of us spent the fall working on a larger expression of our ideas and proposals. Taking... Continue Reading →