A Comprehensive Bibliography of
Hellenistic Greek Linguistics

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What's Here?

Almost all of the works listed here apply some form of modern linguistics to Hellenistic Greek, though some of the older works have a more traditional tone. Some works on Classical Greek are included where no parallel work addressing Hellenistic Greek exists. The works cited represent a wide range of theoretical perspectives.

Criteria for Inclusion

In deciding whether to accept a suggested addition to the bibliography, the following guidelines are used:

  • Works to be added to this bibliography must treat some issue directly relevant to understanding Hellenistic Greek (koine Greek), or an earlier form of the Greek language (though preference is given to works discussing the language of the Hellenistic period). Works addressing Classical Greek are included where no parallel work discussing Hellenistic Greek is available.
  • Any work added to this bibliography must self-consciously apply a specific model of modern linguistics. No preference is given to one model over others, but all works should clearly state what form of linguistics is being applied.

If you know of a work that meets these criteria and would like to recommend if for inclusion in the bibliography, enter the bibliographic information as a comment on the Greek Language and Linguistics Blog along with a brief statement of why you think the work should be included.

 

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Acson, Veneeta. "A diachronic view of case-marking systems in Greek: a localistic-lexicase analysis." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Hawaii, 1979.

Adrados, Francisco R. Nueva Syntaxis del Griego Antiguo. Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 1992.

Covers classical Greek using European structuralist assumptions.

Allan, Rutger J. The Middle Voice in Ancient Greek: A Study of Polysemy . Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology. Brill Academic Publishers, 2003.

This book, the published version of Dr. Allan's dissertation, treats the middle voice in Homer and the classical period. No similar work has yet been done on the hellenistic period. Download the dissertation (PDF).

Allen, W. Sidney. Accent and Rhythm: Prosodic Features of Latin and Greek: A Study in Theory and Reconstruction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Allen, W. Sidney. Vox Graeca: A Guide to the Pronunciation of Classical Greek. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Although this book treats the pronunciation of Classical Greek, it represents a type of work that needs to be applied to Hellenistic Greek.

Andrews, Avery. "Case agreement of predicate modifiers in ancient Greek." Linguistic Inquiry, 2 (1971), 127-152.

Apollonius Dyscolus, 2nd century. The Syntax of Apollonius Dyscolus. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1981.

The 2nd century Syntax of Apollonius Dyscolus is included here because of the insight it can provide into the way certain grammatical issues were viewed at that time.

Armstrong, D. "The ancient Greek aorist as the aspect of countable action." In Syntax and Semantics, Volume 14: Tense and Aspect. Ed. P. Tedeschi and A. Zaenen. New York: Academic Press, 1981.

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Bailey, Nicholas Andrew. "Thetic Constructions in Koine Greek, with special attention to clauses with εἰμί ‘be’, γίνομαι ‘occur’, ἔρχομαι ‘come’, ἰδοῦ/ἴδε ‘behold’, and complement clauses of ὀράω ‘see.’" Doctoral Thesis. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit, 2009.

Bakker, Egbert J. "Boundaries, Topics, and the Structure of Discourse: An Investigation of the Ancient Greek Particle DE." Studies in Language: International Journal Sponsored by the Foundation 'Foundations of Language.' 17 no. 2 (1993), 275-311.

Bakker treats classical Greek. I have seen no comparable work on Hellenistic Greek.

Bakker, Egbert J. "Foregrounding and Indirect Discourse: Temporal Subclauses in a Herodotean Short Story." Journal of Pragmatics: An Interdisciplinary Monthly of Language Studies. 16 no. 3 (1991), 225-247.

Bakker, Egbert J. "Voice, Aspect and Aktionsart: Middle and Passive in Ancient Greek." In Voice: Form and Function. Ed. Barbara Fox and Paul J. Hopper. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1994, pp. 23-47.

Bakker treats classical Greek. I am not aware of a comparable work on Hellenistic Greek.

Barr, James. "The nature of linguistic evidence in the text of the Bible." In Language & texts: the nature of linguistic evidence. Ed. Robert Austerlitz and Herbert H Paper. Ann Arbor : Center for Coordination of Ancient and Modern Studies, University of Michigan, 1975.

Basile, Nicola. Sintassi storica del greco antico. Bari : Levante, 1998.

Beekes, Robert S.P. "The Historical Grammar of Greek: A Case Study in the Results of Comparative Linguistics". In Linguistic Change and Reconstruction Methodology. Ed. Philip Baldi. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1990.

Biraud, Michele. La determination du nom en grec classique. Nice: Faculte des Lettres, 1991.
Biraud treats classical Greek. There is no parallel work for the hellenistic period.

Biraud, Michele. "Syntaxe des demonstratifs en attique classique." L'Information Grammaticale. 17 (1983), 42-46.

This brief note is limited to classical Attic. There is no parallel work for the hellenistic period.

Black, David Alan. Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek: A Survey of Basic Concepts and Applications. 2nd. Ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2000.

Black, Cheryl A. and Stephen Marlett. "On generating the Greek noun phrase." Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session. 40: 89-105, 1996.

Download a PDF version of this article (temporarily unavailable).

Black, Stephanie L. "The Historic Present in Matthew: Beyond Speech Margins." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 120-139.

Black, Stephanie L. Sentence Conjunctions in the Gospel of Matthew: kai, de, tote, gar, oun and Asyndeton in Narrative Discourse. Library of New Testament Studies. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002.
Read a review of this book by Daniel Gurtner.

Blomqvist, Jerker. "Diglossifenomen i den hellenistiska grekiskan," in T. Engberb-Pendersen. P. Bilde, L. Hannestad, and J. Zahle, eds., Spraget i Hellenismen. Hellenismestudier, 10. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 1995. 25-38.

Blomqvist, Jerker. Greek Particles in Hellenistic Prose. Lund: Gleerup, 1969.

Bortone, Pietro. Greek Prepositions: From Antiquity to the Present. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Read a review of this book by Mike Aubrey.

While Bortone applies prototype theory and cognitive semantics to the entire sweep of the history of the Greek language, chapter 5 is dedicated specifically to the Hellenistic Period.

Bradley, Charles H. "The Greek cases of II Corinthians from the standpoint of descriptive linguistics." M.A. thesis, Wheaton College, 1956.

Browning, Robert. Medieval and Modern Greek. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

See especially chapter 2: "Greek in the hellenistic world and the Roman empire."

Bubenik, Vit. "Dialect Contact and Koineization: The Case of Hellenistic Greek." International Journal of the Sociology of Language. 99 (1993) 9 23.

Bubenik, Vit. Hellenistic and Roman Greece as a Sociolinguistic Area. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1989.

Bubenik, Vit. The Phonological Interpretation of Ancient Greek: A Pandialectal Analysis. Tome supplementaire 19. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1983.

Buth, Randall. “Verbs Perception and Aspect: Greek Lexicography and Grammar: Helping Students to Think in Greek.” In Bernard a. Taylor, John A. L. Lee, Peter R. Burton, and Richard E. Whitaker, eds. Biblical Greek Language and Lexicography. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2004, pp. 177—198. Kindle Version

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Callow, John. "Where Does 1 John 1 End?" In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 392-406.

Campbell, Constantine R. Verbal Aspect and Non-Indicative Verbs: Further Soundings in the Greek of the New Testament. Studies in Biblical Greek. Peter Lang Publishing, 2008.

Campbell, Constantine R. Verbal Aspect, the Indicative Mood, and Narrative: Soundings in the Greek of the New Testament. Studies in Biblical Greek. Peter Lang Publishing, 2007.

Caragounis, Chrys C. Development of Greek and the New Testament, The: Morphology, Syntax, Phonology, and Textual Transmission. Baker Academic, 2007.

Caragounis, Chrys C. "The Error of Erasmus and Un-Greek Pronunciation of Greek." Filologia Neotestamentaria. 8:151-185 November 1995.

Carson, D.A. "An introduction to the Porter/Fanning debate." In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Carson, D.A. and Stanley Porter, eds. See below, Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson.

Cervin, Richard S. "Word order in ancient Greek." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois, 1990.

Chaski, Carole E. "Syntactic Theories and Models of Syntactic Change: A Study of Greek Infinitival Complementation." Ph.D. dissertation, Brown University, 1988.

Clark, David J. "Vocative Displacement in the Gospels: Lexico-Syntactic and Sociolinguistic Influences." The Bible Translator [Technical Papers]. 47:313-321 July 1996.

Collinge, N.E. "Thoughts on the pragmatics of ancient Greek." Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society. No. 214. [New Series, No. 34] (1988), 1- 13.

Conrad, Carl. "New Observations on Voice in the Ancient Greek Verb."

This article by Carl Conrad, published online, violates the criteria for inclusion in this bibliography in that it does not consciously apply a clearly stated form of modern linguistics to the problem it address. An exception has been made in this case, however, because of the strong challenge this article presents to more traditional ways of understanding Greek Voice.

Read this paper online.

Cotterell, Peter and Max Turner. Linguistics and Biblical Interpretation. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1989.

Creider, Chet and Richard Hudson, "Case Agreement in Ancient Greek: implications for a theory of covert elements."

This paper was originally intended for publication in a volume edited by Kensei Sugayama slated to appear in 2003. As far as I know, that volume has still not appeared, but you can read the paper online. Click on the title, then choose "Word" or "PDF" for the format in which you would like to view the file.

Download this paper (Word or PDF).

Crespo, Emilio. "La expresión de la función manera en griego." Emerita: Revista de Lingüística y Filologia Clasica. 56 no. 1 (1988), 43-64.

Crespo discusses the function 'means' in Classical Greek.

Creve, Sam, Mark Janse, and Kristoffel Demoen, “The Pauline Key Words πνεῦμα and σάρξ and their Translation.” Filología Neotestamentaria. Vol. 20 (2007), 15-31.

Culy, Martin M. "A typology of Koine relative clauses." Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota. 33 (1989) 67-92.

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Danove, Paul. “Distinguishing Goal and Locative Complements of New Testament Verbs of Transference. Filologíá Neotestamentaria. Vol. 20 (2007) 51-66. Read this article online.

Danove, Paul. "A Comparison Of The Usage Of Akouw And Akouw- Compounds In The Septuagint And New Testament" Filologia Neotestamentaria. Vol.14 (2001) 65-86. Read this article online.

Danove, Paul. Grammatical and Exegetical Study of New Testament Verbs of Transference: A Case Frame Guide to Interpretation and Translation. Library of New Testament Studies. T & T Clark International, August 18, 2009.

Danove, Paul. Linguistics and Exegesis in the Gospel of Mark: Applications of a Case Frame Analysis. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001.

Danove, Paul. "The theory of construction grammar and its application to New Testament Greek." In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Danove, Paul. "Verbs of Experience: Toward a Lexicon Detailing the Argument Structures Assigned by Verbs." Paper presented to the Biblical Greek Grammar and Linguistics Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, November 25, 1996.

Danove, Paul. "Verbs of Experience: Toward a Lexicon Detailing the Argument Structures Assigned by Verbs." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

This is a revised and published version of the SBL paper listed above.

Davis, Casey W. "Oral Biblical Criticism: Raw Data in Philippians." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Davison, M.E. "New Testament Greek Word Order." Literary and Linguistic Computing. 4(1) (1989), 19-28.

De la Villa, Jesus. "Caracterisation fonctionnelle du datif grec." Glotta: Zeitschrift fur griechische und lateinische Sprache. 67 no. 1-2 (1989), 20-40.

De la Villa treats classical Greek. I am not aware of a work on Hellenistic Greek that treats the dative case from a similar perspective.

De la Villa, Jesus. "Variantes en la expresion de las funciones semanticas tiempo y causa en griego antiguo." Revista Española de Lingüistica. 19 no. 1 (1989), 25-47.

Treats classical Greek.

Decker, Rodney J. Temporal Deixis of the Greek Verb in the Gospel of Mark in Light of Verbal Aspect. Studies in Biblical Greek, v.10, ed. D. A. Carson. New York: Peter Lang, forthcoming.

Decker, Rodney J. "The Semantic Range of nun in the Gospels as Related to Temporal Deixis," Trinity Journal. 16 n 2 (Fall 1995) 187 217.

Decker, Rodney J. "The Use of euthus ("immediately") in Mark," Journal of Ministry and Theology.1.1 (Spring 1997), 90-121.

De Lacey, D.R. "Word-Order and Emphasis: A Study of Koine Greek." In Emanuel Tov, ed. Proceedings of the Second International Colloquium: Bible and Computer: Methods, Tools, Results. Travaux de Linguistique Quantitative (TLQ): 43 Champion Slatkine, 1989, pages 223-242.

Devine, A.M. and Laurence D. Stephens. Discontinuous Syntax: Hyperbaton in Greek. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Treats classical Greek. No equivalent work for hellenistic Greek exists.

Devine, A.M. and Laurence D. Stephens. The Prosody of Greek Speech. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Treats classical Greek as a "dead" language, but shows great awareness of linguistic theory. This work is included here because no equivalent work for hellenistic Greek exists.

Devine, A. and L. Stephens. "Semantics, syntax, and phonological organization in Greek: aspects of the theory of metrical bridges." Classical Philology. 78 (1983), 1-25.

Diaz Tejera, A. "Categoria causal y factor semantico: Ejemplificación con el acusativo de dirección." Emerita: Revista de Linguistica y Filologia Clasica. 60 no. 1 (1992), 41-50.

Treats classical Greek.

Dobrov, Gregory. "The syntax of coreference in Greek." Classical Philology. 83 (Oct. 1988), 275-288.

Du Plessis, J.G. "Pragmatic meaning in Matthew 13:1-23." Neotestamentica. 21 (1987), 33-56.

Du Plessis, J.G. "Speech act theory and New Testament interpretation with special reference to G.N. Leech's pragmatic principles." In Text and Interpretation: New Approaches in the Criticism of the New Testament. Ed. P.J. Hartin and J.H. Petzer. New York: E.J. Brill, 1991.

Du Plessis, J.G. "Why did Peter ask his question and how did Jesus answer him? or: Implicature in Luke 12:35-48." Neotestamentica. 22 (1988), 311-324.

Du Toit, Hermanus Carel. "Syntax and Semantics of Relative Sentences in the Greek New Testament." [Africans Text] Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pretoria (???), 1985.

Duhoux, Yves. Le verbe grec ancien. Éléments de morphologie et de syntaxe historiques. 2nd Ed. Peeters Publishers, 2000.

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Egli, Urs. "Stoic Syntax and Semantics." Historiographia Linguistica: International Journal for the History of the Language Sciences. 13 no. 2-3 (1986), 281-306.

Erickson, R.J. "Biblical semantics, semantic structure, and biblical lexicography: a study of methods with special reference to the pauline lexical field of 'cognition'." Ph.D. dissertation, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1980.

Erickson, R.J. "OIDA and GINOSKO and verbal aspect in pauline usage." Westminster Theological Journal. 44 (1982), 110-122.

Erickson, Richard J. "The Damned and the Justified in Romans 5.12-21: An Analysis of Semantic Structure." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 282-315.

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Fanning, Buist. Verbal Aspect in New Testament Greek. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990.

Fanning, Buist. "Approaches to verbal aspect in New Testament Greek: issues in definition and method. In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Fantin, Joseph D. The Greek Imperative Mood in the New Testament: A Cognitive and Communicative Approach. Studies in Biblical Greek. Peter Lang Publishing, 2010.

Filologia Neotestamentaria. Cordoba, Spain: Ediciones el Almendro de Cordoba, S.L., twice annually.

Fox, Barbara. "The discourse function of the participle in ancient Greek." In Discourse Perspectives on Syntax. Ed. Flora Klein-Andreu. New York: Academic, 1983, pp. 23-41.

Franklin, Karl J. "Speech Act Verbs and the Words of Jesus." In Hwang, Shin Ja J., and William R. Merrifield, eds. Language in Context: Essays for Robert E. Longacre. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics &; University of Texas at Artlington, 1992.

Friberg, Timothy. "New Testament Greek word order in light of discourse considerations." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, 1982. University Microfilms order number: AAC 8213977

Funk, Robert W. A Beginning Intermediate Grammar of Hellenistic Greek. Missoula: Society of Biblical Literature, 1973.

Funk, Robert W. "The syntax of the Greek article: its importance for critical pauline problems." Ph.D. dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1953. University Microfilms order number: AAC 0007171

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Goetchius, Eugene Van Ness. The Language of the New Testament. New York: Charles Schribner's Sons, 1965.

Graber, Philip. "Context in Text: A Systemic Functional Analysis of the Parable of the Sower." Ph.D. dissertation. Emory University, Program in Linguistics, 2001.

Green, Valeria A. "A semantic description of reciprocity and motion verbs prefixed by 'APO', 'EK,' 'PROS,' and 'PARA' in Attic and koine Greek (Preverbs, Lexical Semantics, Prepositions)." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan, 1985.

Groce, William W., Jr. "A salience scheme approach to the narrative of Matthew in the Greek New Testament." M.A. thesis. University of Texas at Arlington, 1991.

Guthrie, George H. "Boats in the Bay: Reflections on the Use of Linguistics and Literary Analysis in Biblical Studies." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Guthrie, George H. "Cohesion Shifts and Stitches in Philippians." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

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Haas, Wim de. A Formal Theory of Vowel Coalescence: A Case Study of Ancient Greek. Dordrecht: Foris, 1988.

Haspelmath, Martin. “From resultative to perfect in Ancient Greek”. In: Iturrioz Leza, José Luis (ed.) Nuevos estudios sobre construcciones resultativos. (= Función 11-12) Universidad de Guadalajara: Centro de Investigación de Lenguas Indígenas, 1992, pp. 187-224a.

Haspelmath covers Homeric Greek through Koine. He argues that the late Classical and Koine perfect is not stative.
Download the article (PDF).

Hauff, Thomas R. "An assessment and application of the systemic linguistic model of verbal aspect in the New Testament proposed by Stanley E. Porter," Dissertation submitted at Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, 1996.

Healey, Alan. "The Role of Function Words in the Paragraph Structure of Koine Greek." Notes on Translation. 69 (1978) 2-16.

Healey, Alan. "Split phrases and clauses in Greek." Selected Technical Articles Related to Translation. 11: 3-9, 1984.

Heath, David M. "A hypothesis concerning the inferential use of ARA, DIO, and OUN in Romans (Greek)." M.A. thesis, Univerity of Texas at Arlington, 1993.

Heimerdinger, Jenny, and Stephen Levinsohn. "The use of the definite article before names of people in the Greek text of Acts with particular reference to Codex Bezae." Filologia Neotestamentaria. 5 (1992), 15-44.

Hess, H. Harwood. "Dynamics of the Greek noun phrase in Mark." Occasional Papers in Translation and Textlinguistics 4: 353-70, 1990.

Hessinger, James J. "The case pattern of ancient Greek: a theoretical study of verbs, case endings and preposition preverbs." Ph.D. dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1974.

Hird, David W. "An analysis of government and binding rules for classical Greek analysis of selected pronouns in Xenophon's Memorabilia." M.A. thesis, University of North Dakota, 1990.

Hodot, R., Ed. La koiné grecque antique 5: Alternances codiques et changements de code. Presses universitaires de Nancy: ADRA and Paris: De Boccard, 2004.

Horsley, G.H.R. "A Lexicon of the New Testament with Documentary Parallels: Some Interim Entries, 1." Filologia Neotestamentaria, 10 (1997), 55-84.

Horsley, G.H.R. "A Lexicon of the New Testament with Documentary Parallels: Some Interim Entries, 2." Filologia Neotestamentaria, 11 (1998), 57-84.

Householder, Fred W. "Distinctions and generalizations." International Journal of American Linguistics. 51 (Oct. 1985), 457-461.
Deals with Apollonius Dyscolus, 2nd century.

Howard, Adrian. "Cohesion in New Testament Greek." D.Litt. dissertation, University of Pretoria, 1982.

Hudgins, Thomas W. "An Application of Discourse Analysis Methodology in the Exegesis of John 17." Eleutheria: Vol. 2: Iss. 1 (2012), Article 4.

Hudgins applies discourse analysis methodology to the seventeenth chapter of John’s Gospel. The familiar prayer of Jesus in that chapter has traditionally been analyzed in terms of the three referents (Jesus, his contemporary disciples, and future disciples). Hudgins, however, gives greater attention to the “mainline verbs,” shifting the focus to Jesus' requests and final commitment. By giving greater structural significance to these verbs, he is able to present a fresh understanding of the structural division and natural outline of Jesus' prayer.

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Janse, Mark. “Aspects of Bilingualism in the History of the Greek Language.” In: J.N. Adams, Mark Janse & Simon Swain (eds.), Bilingualism in Ancient Society. Language Contact and the Written Word. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, 332-390.

Janse, Mark. “The Distribution of the Enclitic Personal Pronouns in New Tetament Greek in the Light of the Septuagint and the Modern Greek Dialects of Asia Minor: A Structural-Functional Analysis.” PhD. dissertation: Ghent University, Department of Latin and Greek.

Janse, Mark. “La phrase segmentée en grec ancien. Le témoignage des enclitiques.” Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique de Paris 86.1 (1991) XIV-XVI. Paris: Klinck­sieck.

Janse, Mark. "La position des pronoms presonnels enclitiques en grec neo-testamentaire a la lumiere des dialectes neo-helleniques. In C. Brixhe ed. La koine grecque antique I (1993), 83-121. Nancy: Presses Universitaires de Nancy.

Janse, Mark. “Phonological Aspects of Clisis in Ancient and Modern Greek.” Glotta 73 (1995-1996) 155-167. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Janse, Mark. “The Prosodic Basis of Wackernagel’s Law.” In André Crochetière, Jean-Claude Boulanger & Conrad Ouellon (eds.), Les langues menacées. Actes du XVe Congrès international des linguistes, Québec, Université Laval, 9-14 août 1992. Sainte-Foy: Presses de l’Université Laval, 1993, Vol. 4, 19-22.

Originally presented as a paper at the 15th International Congress of Linguists, Quebec, August 9-14, 1992.

Janse, Mark, Sam Creve, and Kristoffel Demoen. See above under Creve, Sam.

Johnson, Carl E. "A Discourse Analysis of the Periphrastic Imperfect in the Greek New Testament Writings of Luke." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas Arlington, 2010.

The full text of this dissertation is available online here.

Joseph, Brian D. Morphology and Universals in Syntactic Change: Evidence from Medieval and Modern Greek. Bloomington: Indiana University Linguistics Club, 1978.

Despite the title, this work covers classical to modern Greek.

Joseph, Brian D. "On Some Control Structures in Hellenistic Greek: A Comparison with Classical and Modern Greek", Linguistic Discovery, volume 1, issue 1 (2002).

Journal of Greek Linguistics. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2000-Present.

This journal focusses on Modern Greek, but includes occasional articles on Classical and Hellenistic Greek. The online version has titles and abstracts for all volumes, with links to purchase them. The same articles are available for purchase here.

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Karleen, Paul S. "The syntax of the participle in the Greek New Testament." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1980.

Read the abstract at the University of Pennsylvania's Scholarly Commons Repository.

Katona, Andrew. "Opening of the Voiced Stops /b d g/ in Greek." Ph.D. dissertation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Linguistics, 2000.

Read the abstract at the Linguist List site.

Kiparsky, Paul. “Accent, Syllable Structure, and Morphology in Ancient Greek.” In Elizabeth Mela Athanasopoulou (ed.), Selected Papers from the 15th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Thessaloniki, 2003.

Kiparsky’s article discusses the pitch accent in Classical Greek. No similar work discussing the stress accent system of the Hellenistic period is yet available.

Kirk, Allison. Word order and information structure in New Testament Greek. Doctoral Thesis, Leiden University, 2012.

Abstract: The dissertation examines word order variation in the Koine Greek of the New Testament in declarative clauses, questions and relative clauses. Kirk examines the way word order corresponds to information structure. She argues that although New Testament Greek shows a variety of possible permutations of the sentence elements subject (S), verb (V) and object (O), in declarative clauses, questions and relative clauses; the word order is not free. Rather, it is partly governed by phrase structure and partly by information structural considerations such as Topic and Focus. The basic word order is described as VSO with an SVO alternative. Marked clauses, such as SOV, OVS, OSV, and some SVO clauses, involve topicalization or focus movement of the arguments.

You can download this dissertation from the Leiden University Repository.

Kiss, Katalin É. Universal grammar in the reconstruction of ancient languages. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2005.

The authors of this volume analyze Older Egyptian, Coptic, Sumerian, Akkadian, Biblical Hebrew, Classical Greek, Latin, and Classical Sanskrit as instantiations of Universal Grammar. They offer explanations for descriptive problems that proved to be unsolvable for more traditional approaches. The ancient languages examined also provide crucial new data for syntactic and morphosyntactic theory - concerning e.g. discourse-motivated movement operations, the correlation of movement and agreement, a shift from lexical case to structural case marking, the licensing of structural case in infinitives, the structure of coordinated phrases, possessive constructions with an external possessor, and the role of event structure in syntax.

Find this book in a library near you.

Klutz, Todd. "Naked and Wounded: Foregrounding, Relevance and Situation in Acts 19.13-20." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 258-279.

Köstenberger, Andreas J. "The Two Johannine Verbs for Sending: A Study of John's Use of Words with Reference to General Linguistic Theory." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Kruger, Veroni. "A linguistic semantic analysis of the discourse relations in the Greek text of Ephesians." D.Litt. dissertation, University of Pretoria, 1983.

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Larson, Donald N. A Structuralist Approach to Greek, with Special Emphasis on Learning to Read the Koine Dialect. Lincoln, IL: Lincoln Christian College Press, 1971.

Larson, Iver. "Notes on the function of gar, men, de, kai and te in the Greek New Testament." Notes on Translation. 5(1) (1991), 35-47.

Larson, Iver. "Word order and relative prominence in New Testament Greek." Notes on Translation. 5(1) (1991), 29-34.

Leddusire, Frank E.B. A Comparative Study of Middle Voice in Koine Greek and Reflexive Verbs in Old Russian Through Case Grammar Description. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1973.

Ledgerwood, L.W. III. "What does the Greek first class conditional imply? Gricean methodology and the testimony of the ancient Greek grammarians." Grace Theological Journal. 12 (1992), 99-118.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. Discourse Features of New Testament Greek: A Coursebook. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1992.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. "A Discourse Study of Constituent Order and the Article in Philippians." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. "Οτι Recitativum in John’s Gospel: a stylistic or a pragmatic device?." Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session 43, 1999.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. "Participant Reference in Koine Greek Narrative." In David Alan Black, Katharine Barnwell, and Stephen Levinsohn, eds. Linguistics and New Testament Interpretation: Essays on Discourse Analysis. Nashville: Broadman; 1992, pages 31-44.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. "Some Constraints on Discourse Development in the Pastoral Epistles." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 316-333.

Levinsohn, Stephen H. “Towards a Unified Linguistic Description of οὗτος and ἐκεῖνος.” Paper presented at Biblical Greek and Linguistics Section of the SBL Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 2003. Subsequently published in The Linguist as Pedagogue, Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd, 2009.

Longacre, Robert E. "A Top-Down, Template-Driven Narrative Analysis, Illustrated by Application to Mark's Gospel." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 140-168.

Longacre, Robert E. "Mark 5.1-43: Generating the Complexity of a Narrative from its Most Basic Elements." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 169-196.

Louw, J.P. "Discourse analysis and the Greek New Testament." Bible Translator. 30 (1979), 108-117.

Louw, J.P. "New Testament Greek: the present state of the art." Neotestamentica. 29 (1990), 159-172.

Louw, J.P. "On Greek prohibitions." Acta Classica. 2 (1959), 43-57.

Louw, J.P. Semantics of New Testament Greek. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982. [also Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1982].

Louw, J.P. "Verbal aspect in the first letter of John." Neotestamentica. 9 (1975), 98-104.

Louw, Johannes P., Eugene Nida, Rondal B. Smith, and Karen A. Munson, eds. Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament Based on Semantic Domains. New York: United Bible Societies, 1988.

Luraghi, Silva. On the Meaning of Prepositions and Cases: The expression of semantic roles in Ancient Greek. Amsterdan/Philadelphia, Benjamins, 2003.

Luraghi provides synchronic descriptions for Homeric Greek and the Classical period. She does not address the Hellenistic period, but her work is included here because it consciously applies a clearly defined form of linguistic theory (Cognitive Linguistics), and I have found no work focussing on the Hellenistic period that does the same.

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Maniet, Albert. "Linguistique fonctionnelle et verbe grec." In Melanges d'etudes anciennes offerts a Maurice Lebel. Ed. Jean-Benoit Caron, Michel Fortin, &;Gilles Maloney. Quebec: 'Editions du Sphinx, 1980.

Maniet’s article treats classical Greek.

Manolessou, Io. "The Evolution of the Demonstrative System in Greek." Journal of Greek Linguistics. 2 (2001), 119-148.

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Markey, T.L. "Deixis and diathesis: the case of the Greek k perfect." Indogermanische Forschungen. 85 (1980), 279-297.

Marlett, Stephen A. "Copy-raising in Koine Greek." M.A. thesis, University of North Dakota, 1976.

Marlett, Stephen A. "Extraction from complement clauses in koine Greek." Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session. 31 (1987), 65-72.

Martin-Asensio, Gustavo. "Participant Reference and Foregrounded Syntax in the Stephen Episode." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 235-257.

Martin-Asensio, Gustavo. Transitivity-based Foregrounding in the Acts of the Apostles: a functional-grammatical approach to the Lukan perspective. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

Martín García, José A. El campo semántico del sonido y la voz en la Biblia griega de los LXX. Málaga: Universidad de Málaga, 1986.

Matthews, Peter. "Greek and Latin Linguistics." In History of Linguistics, II: Classical and Medieval Linguistics. Ed. Giulio Lepschy. London: Longman, 1994.

Matthewson, Dave. "Verbal Aspect in Imperitival Constructions in Pauline Ethical Injunctions." Filologia Neotestamentaria. 9:21-35 May 1996.

McGaughy, Lane C. "Towards a descriptive analysis of EINAI as a linking verb in New Testament Greek." Ph.D. dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1970. [Reprinted in SBL Dissertation Series, 6, 1972.]

McKay, K.L. "Aspect in imperatival constructions in New Testament Greek." Novum Testamentum. 27 (1985), 201-226.

McKay, K.L. "Aspects of the imperative in ancient Greek." Antichthon. 20 (1986), 41-58.

McKay, K.L. "Aspectual usage in timeless contexts in ancient Greek." In In the Footsteps of Raphael Kuhner. Ed. A. Rijksbaron et al. Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben, 1988, pp. 193-208.

McKay, K.L. A New Syntax of the Verb in New Testament Greek: An Aspectual Approach. Studies in Biblical Greek, 5. New York: Peter Lang, 1994.

McKay, K.L. "On the perfect and other aspects in New Testament Greek." Novum Testamentum. 23 (1981), 289-329.

McKay, K.L. "On the perfect and other aspects in non-literary papyri." Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. 27 (1980), 23-49

McKay, K.L. "Repeated action, the potential and reality in ancient Greek." Antichthon. 15 (1981), 36-46.

McKay, K.L. "Time and aspect in New Testament Greek." Novum Testamentum. 34 (1992), 209-228.

McKay, K.L. "The use of the ancient Greek perfect down to the end of the second century." Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. 12 (1965), 1-21.

Mets, Roy. "Greek sentence structure: a traditional, descriptive and generative study." Th.D. dissertation, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977.

Mieale, Helen L. "Theme in Greek hortatory discourse: Van Dijk and Beekman-Callow approaches applied to I John." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Arlington, 1981.

Moorhouse, A.C. Studies in the Greek Negatives. University of Wales Press, 1959.

Morrel, Kenneth S. "Studies on the phrase structure of early Attic prose." Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1989.

Mueller, Theodore. New Testament Greek: A Case Grammar Approach. Fort Wayne: Concordia Seminary Press, 1978.

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Nida, Eugene A. "The Role of Context in the Understanding of Discourse." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 20-27.

Nida, Eugene A. and Johannes P. Louw. Lexical Semantics of the Greek New Testament. SBL Resourses for Biblical Study, 25. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992.

Nida, E.A., J.P. Louw, A.H. Snyman, and J.v W. Cronje. Style and Discourse: With Special Reference to the Text of the Greek New Testament. Cape Town: Bible Society, 1983.

Niehoff-Panagiotidis, J. "Dialect and Register in the Greek of the New Testament: Theory." In M.D. Carroll R., ed. Rethinking Contexts, Rereading Texts: Contributions from the Social Sciences to Biblical Interpretation. JSOT Supplement 299. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000. 190-208.

Niehoff-Panagiotidis, Johannes. Koine und Diglossie. Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz, 1994.

Niehoff-Panagiotidis, J. "Register in the Greek of the New Testament: Application with Reference to Mark's Gospel." In M.D. Carroll R., ed. Rethinking Contexts, Rereading Texts: Contributions from the Social Sciences to Biblical Interpretation. JSOT Supplement 299. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000. 209-229.

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O'Donnell, Matthew Brook. "Designing and Compiling a Register-Balanced Corpus of Hellenistic Greek for the Purpose of Linguistic Description and Investigation." In Stanley Porter, ed. Diglossia and Other Topics in New Testament Linguistics. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 193. Studies in New Testament Greek 6. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000, pp. 255-297.

O'Donnell, Matthew Brook. "Linguistic Fingerprints or Style by Numbers? The Use of Statistics in the Discussion of Authorship of New Testament Documents." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

O'Donnell, Matthew Brook. "The Use of Annotated Corpora for New Testament Discourse Analysis: A Survey of Current Practice and Future Prospects." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 71-117.

Olsen, Mari Broman. A Semantic and Pragmatic Model of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect. Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1997.

Olsen, Mari Broman. "The semantics and pragmatics of the Koine Greek 'tense' forms." Northwestern University Working Papers, 6 (1994).

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Olsson, Birger. "First John: Discourse Analysis and Interpretations." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 369-391.

Ong, Hughson. "Language Choice in Ancient Palestine: A Sociolinguistic Study of Jesus' Language Use Based on Four 'I Have Com'" Sayings" Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics. 1.3 (2012).

Ong discusses language authenticity to address a problem in historical Jesus research—the lingua franca of Jesus’ social environment. Using sociolinguistic principles he argues that Palestine was a multilingual society and that various social groups necessitate the use of language varieties, raising the issue of language choice (the occasions and reasons multilingual people use their native tongue over and against their second language). Ong's objective is to show in four “I have come” sayings in the Synoptic Gospels that, with high probability, Jesus’ internal language was Aramaic, and his public language was Greek.

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Palmer, Micheal. “From the Lexicon to the Sentence: Argument Structure in Hellenistic Greek.” Forum: the Academic Journal of the Westar Institute. New Series 2:2 (1999): 215-238.

Palmer, Micheal. “How do we know a phrase is a phrase: a plea for procedural clarity in the application of linguistics to biblical Greek.” In Porter, Stanley and D.A. Carson, eds., Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Palmer, Micheal. "τί οὖν; The Inferential Question in Paul's Letter to the Romans with a Proposed Reading of Romans 4:1." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Palmer, Micheal. Levels of Constituent Structure in New Testament Greek. Studies in Biblical Greek, 4. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.

Panas, Espaminondas. "The Generalized Torquist: Specification and Estimation of a New Vocabulary-Text Size Function." Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. Vol. 8, No. 3 (2001), 233-252.

This article deals with the relationship between vocabulary size and document length and uses eight Ancient Greek documents to test the author's hypothesis about the relationship between the two (which he calls the "Generalized Torquist" principle). The documents in question date from about the fifth century BCE.

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Panhuis, Dirk. "Prolepsis in Greek as a discourse strategy." Glotta. 62 (1984), 26-39.

Parodi, Claudia. "On Agreement and Case." In Jon Franco, Alazne Landa, and Juan Martín, eds. Grammatical Analyses in Basque and Romance Linguistics. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins; 1999, pages 195-217.

This article discusses Agreement and Case in several languages, one of which is Ancient Greek. The author uses the Minimalist Program.

Pennington, Jonathn T. “Setting Aside ‘Deponency’: Rediscovering the Greek Middle Voice in New Testament Studies.” In The Linguist as Pedagogue. Phoenix: Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd., 2009.

Pernee, Lucien. "La Relation predicative en grec: Phrase nominale et verbe etre." In Travaux, III: Les Relations syntaxiques. Aix-en-Provence: Univ. de Provence, 1985.

Pino Campos, Luis Miguel. "Periodos condicionales griegos: Un analysis linguistico." Emerita: Revista de Linguistica y Filologia Clasica. 60 no. 2 (1992), 261-286.

Treats classical Greek conditional clauses.

Pitavy, Jean-Christophe. "'Tell me, Socrates ...' : verbal aspect, focus and questioning startegies in ancient Greek." In Tense and aspect: the contextual processing of semantic indeterminacy. Ed. Sv Vogeleer; Walter De Mulder; and Ilse Depraetere. Amsterdam, The Netherlands : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1999.

This article, originally published in the Belgian Journal of Linguistics (12 [1998] 149-173), treats verbal aspect in Greek questions from the Classical period, but no parallel work on the use of aspect in Hellenistic Greek questions is yet in print.

Porter, Stanley. "Discourse Analysis and New Testament Studies." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Porter, Stanley. "How Can Biblical Discourse be Analyzed: A Response to Several Attempts." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Porter, Stanley. "In defence of verbal aspect." In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Porter, Stanley. "Is Critical Discourse Analysis Critical? An Evaluation Using Philemon as a Test Case. In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995, pp. 47-70.

Porter, Stanley. "Linguistics and Rhetorical Criticism." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Porter, Stanley. "Tense terminology and Greek language study: a linguistic re- evaluation." Sheffield Working Papers in Language and Linguistics. 2 (1986), 77-86.

Porter, Stanley. Verbal Aspect in the Greek of the New Testament with Reference to Tense and Mood. New York: Peter Lang, 1989.

Porter, Stanley. "Word order and clause structure in New Testament Greek: an unexplored area of Greek linguistics using Philippians as a test case." Filologia Neotestamentaria. 6 (1993), 177-206.

Porter, Stanley and D.A. Carson, eds. Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 80. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Porter, Stanley and D.A. Carson, eds. Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Porter, Stanley and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Porter, Stanley and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Porter, Stanley and Jeffrey T. Reed. "Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: An Intorduction. In Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 15-18.

Porter, Stanley E. and Matthew Brook O'Donnell. "The Greek Verbal Network Viewed from a Probabilistic Standpoint: An Exercise in Hallidayan Linguistics." Filologia Neotestamentaria, Vol.14 (2001) 3-41.

Probert, Philemon. “Ancient Greek Accentuation in Generative Phonology and Optimality Theory.” Language and Linguistics Compass. Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 1–26, January 2010.

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Reed, Jeffrey T. "Identifying Theme in the New Testament: Insights from Discourse Analysis." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Reed, Jeffrey T. "Modern Linguistics and Historical Criticism: Using the Former for Doing the Latter." In Stanley Porter and D.A. Carson, eds. Linguistics and the New Testament: Critical Junctures. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 168. Studies in New Testament Greek 5. Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Reed, Jeffrey T. "The Cohesiveness of Discourse: Towards a Model of Linguistic Criteria for Analyzing New Testament Discourse. In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 28-46.

Reed, Jeffrey T. "To Timothy or not? A discourse analysis of 1 Timothy." In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Reed, Jeffrey T. "Verbal Aspect, Discourse Prominence, and the Letter of Jude." Filologia Neotestamentaria. 9:180-199 November 1996.

Reed, Jeffrey T. and Stanley Porter. See above, Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed.

Rijksbaron, Albert. "Relative Clause Formation in Ancient Greek." In Predication and Expression in Functional Grammar. Ed. M. Bolkestein et al. London, New York: Academic Press, 1981, pp. 236-259.

Runge, S. E. “The Exegetical Significance of Cataphoric Pronouns in Luke’s Gospel.” Paper
presented at the ETS Northwest Regional Meeting, Salem, OR. 2007.

Runge, Steven E. Discourse Grammar of the Greek New Testament: A Practical Introduction for Teaching and Exegesis. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009.

Runge, Steven E. “Relative Saliency and Information Structure in Mark’s Parable of the Sower.” Journal of the Linguistics Institute of Ancient and Biblical Greek (JLIABG) 1:1-16, 2008. [This article is reissued in Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics 1.4 (2012).]

Rydbeck, Lars. "On the question of linguistic levels and the place of the New Testament in the contemporary language milieu." In The Language of the New Testament: Classic Essays. Ed. Stanley E. Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1991.

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Sansone, David. "Towards a new doctrine of the article in Greek: some observations on the definite article in Plato." Classical Philology. 88, no. 3 (July 1993), 191-205.

Schenk, Wolfgang. "The Testamental Disciple-Instruction of the Markan Jesus (Mark 13): Its Levels of Communication and its Rhetorical Structures." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 197-222.

Schmidt, Daryl. Hellenistic Greek Grammar and Noam Chomsky: Nominalizing Transformations. Chico, California: Scholars Press, 1981.

Schmidt, Daryl. "The study of hellenistic Greek in the light of contemporary linguistics." In Perspectives on the New Testament: Essays in Honor of Frank Stagg. Ed. Talbert, Charles H. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1985.

Schmidt, Daryl. "Verbal aspect in Greek: two approaches." In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Schawaller, Doris. Fortbewegungsverben im griechischen Neuen Testament und ihre altkirchenslavische Ubersetzung. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1990.

Sevdali, Christina. ‘Control into CPs: when finiteness does not matter’. In C. Halpert, J. Hartman and D. Hill (eds.) Proceedings of the 2007 Workshop in Greek syntax and semantics at MIT. MIT Working Papers in linguistics 57 (2009), 251 – 266.

This article deals with Classical Greek, but no similar work has yet appeared adressing the Hellenistic period.

Sevdali, Christina. ‘‘Infinitival clauses in Ancient Greek: overt and null subjects, the role of Case and Focus’’ Ph.D. dissertation, Cambridge University, supervised by Professor Ian Roberts, 2007.

Dr. Sevdali’s dissertation deals with Classical Greek. No similar work has yet been produced for the Hellenistic period.

Silva, Moises. Biblical Words and Their Meanings: An Introduction to Lexical Semantics. Revised and Expanded Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995.

Silva, Moises. "Bilingualism and the character of palestinian Greek." Biblica. 61 (1980), 198-219. [Reprinted in The Language of the New Testament: Classic Essays. Ed. Stanley E. Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1991.]

Silva, Moises. "Discourse Analysis and Philippians." In Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek. Ed. Stanley Porter & D.A. Carson. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 113. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995.

Silva, Moises. "A response to Fanning and Porter on verbal aspect." In Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics: Open Questions in Current Research. Ed. D.A. Carson &;Stanley Porter. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Silva, Moises. "Review of Verbal Aspect in New Testament Greek by Buist Fanning and Verbal Aspect in the Greek New Testament: with Reference to Tense and Mood by Stanley E. Porter." Westminster Theological Journal. 54 (1992), 179-83.

Silva-Villar, Luis. "Morphology and Syntax of Romance Imperatives: An Incomplete History." Probus: International Journal of Latin and Romance Linguistics. 10 (2) (1998) 115-138.

Luis Silva-Villar examines the morphology of the imperative construction in several languages, one of which is Ancient Greek. He approaches the subject from the perspective of the Minimalist Program. No parallel theoretical approach to Hellenistic Greek imperative constructions yet exists.

Slings, S.R. "Written and spoken language: an exercise in the pragmatics of the Greek sentence." Classical Philology. 87 (1992), 95-109.

Smith, Rondal Bruce. "Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Interpretations of Greek Phonology: Prolegomena to a Theory of Sound Patterns in the Hellenistic Greek 'Koine'." Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University, 1972.

Sommerstein, Alan H. The Sound Pattern of Ancient Greek. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1973.

Sommerstein treats the sound pattern of Classical Greek. The book represents a theoretical perspective not yet applied to the sound pattern of Hellenistic Greek.

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Soyman, Andries H. "Hebrews 6.4-6: From a Semiotic Discourse Perspective." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 354-368.

Spolsky, B. "Triglossia and Literacy in Jewish Palestine of the First Century," International Journal of the Sociology of Language. 42:95-109.

Studies in Greek and Latin Linguistics. [Serial] Assen: Van Gorcum, 1980—

Sevdali, Christina. “Infinitival Clauses in Ancient Greek: Overt and null subjects, the role of Case and Focus.” Ph.D. dissertation, Cambridge University , Department of Linguistics, 2007.

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Taylor, Ann. "A prosodic account of clitic position in ancient Greek." In Halpern, Aaron and Arnold Zwicky, eds., Approaching Second: Second Position Clitics and Related Phenomena. Stanford: Center for Study of Language and Information, 1996, pp. 477-503.

Taylor, Ann. "The change from SOV to SVO in Ancient Greek." Language Variation and Change. 6.1 (1994) 1-37.

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Taylor, Ann. "Clitics and Configurationality in Ancient Greek." U of Pennsylvania dissertation (University Microfilms order no. AAC 9112632), 1991.

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Taylor, Ann. "The distribution of object clitics in koine Greek." Paper presented at the East Coast Indo-European Conference, Austin, Texas, June 1994, now published in Indo-European Perspectives. Ed. by Mark R.V. Southern. Washington, DC: Institute for the Study of Man, 2002, pages 285-315.

Taylor, Bernard A., John A. L. Lee, Peter R. Burton, and Richard E. Whitaker, eds. Biblical Greek Language and Lexicography. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2004, pp. 167—176

Taylor, Bernard A. “Deponency and Greek Lexicography.” In Bernard a. Taylor, John A. L. Lee, Peter R. Burton, and Richard E. Whitaker, eds. Biblical Greek Language and Lexicography: Essays in Honor of Fredrick W. Danker. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2004, pp. 167—176.

Teodorsson, Sven-Tage. The Phonology of Attic in the Hellenistic Period. Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 1978.

Teodorsson, Sven-Tage. The Phonology of Ptolemaic Koine. Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 1977.

Terry, Ralph B. "An analysis of certain features of discourse in the New Testament book of I Corinthians (Greek, Hortatory)." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Arlington, 1993. This dissertation is now online.

Thrall, Margaret E. Greek Particles in the New Testament: Linguistic and Exegetical Studies. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1962.

Tiller, Patrick A. "Reflexive Pronouns in the New Testament," Filologia Neotestamentaria, 14 (2001) 43-63.

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to answer two basic questions concerning reflexive and reciprocal pronouns in the New Testament: (1) What are the syntactic constraints on reflexives, that determine when they may be used? (2) What are the semantic constraints that determine when in fact they are used? In answering the first question the author considers both reflexives and reciprocals and discusses the whole NT; for the second, the author attempts to suggest answers for third person reflexives and based only on the Pauline Epistles commonly recognized as authentic.

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Tonnet, Henri. Histoire du Grec Moderne: la formation d'une langue. Paris: L'Asiatheque, 1993. Chapter 4: "La koine".

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Van Arde, Andries G. "Discourse analysis of the Greek text of Matthew 14:28: addendum to Neotestamentica 16 (1982), Structure and meaning of Matthew 14-28." Department of Biblical Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 1983.

Voelz, J.W. "Present and Aorist Verbal Aspect: A New Proposal." Neotestamentica. 27 (1993), 153-164.

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Wakker, G.C. "Potential and Contrary-to-fact Conditionals in Classical Greek." Glotta: Zeitschrift für griechische und latainische Sprache. 64 no. 3-4 (1986), 222-246.

This is a helpful treatment of conditional clauses for classical Greek. A similar study for the hellenistic period is still needed because changes in the use of the optative mood had caused a realignment of the forms used for conditional sentences by that later period.

Wakker, G.C. "Purpose clauses in ancient Greek." In Jan Nuyts and Georges de Schutter, eds. Getting One's Words into Line: On Word Order and Functional Grammar. Functional Grammar series, 5 Dordrecht: Foris, 1987, pp. 89-101.

Wakker, Gerry. Conditions and Conditionals: An Investigation of Ancient Greek. Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben, 1994.

Watt, Jonathan M. Code-Switching in Luke and Acts. Berkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics, 31. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.

Watt, Jonathan M. "Pronouns of Shame and Disgrace in Luke 22.63-64." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 223-234.

Webb, V.N. "Some aspects of the sociolinguistics of Bible translation and exegesis, and of religious language." In Sociolinguistics and Communication. Ed. Johannes P. Louw. London: United Bible Societies, 1986.

Wendland, Ernst R. "'Let No One Disregard You!' (Titus 2:15): Church Discipline and the Construction of Discourse in a Personal 'Pastoral' Epistle." In Stanley Porter and Jeffrey T. Reed, eds. Discourse Analysis and the New Testament: Approaches and Results. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 170. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999, pp. 334-351.

Wendland, Ernst R. and Eugene A. Nida. "Lexicography and Bible Translation." In Lexicography and Translation. Ed. J.P. Louw. Cape Town: Bible Society of South Africa, 1985.

Wetzels, Leo. "Phonological timing in ancient Greek." In Engin Sezer and Leo Wetzels, eds. Studies in compensatory lengthening. Dordrecht, Holland ; Riverton, N.J., U.S.A. : Foris Publications, 1986, c1985.

Whaley, Lindsay. "The discourse function of hellenistic Greek adjectives." A paper presented at the 1995 meeting of the LSA (Linguistics Society of America).

Whaley, Lindsay. "The effect of non-surface grammatical relations on the genitive absolute in koine Greek." In Dziwirek, Katarzyna, Patrick Farrell, and Errepel Mejias-Bikandi, eds. Grammatical Relations: A Cross-Theoretical Perspective. Stanford: Center for Study of Language &; Information, 1990.

Winkel, Johannes. "Argumentationsanalyse von Rom. 9-11." Linguistica Biblica: Interdisziplinare Zeitschrift für Theologie und Linguistik. 58 (1986), 65-79.

Wong, Simon Sek-muk. "A Classification of Semantic Case-Relations in the Pauline Epistles." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pretoria, 1991.

Wong, Simon Sek-muk. A Classification of Semantic Case-Relations in the Pauline Epistles. Peter Lang Publishing, 1997.

This is a revised and published version of the doctoral dissertation listed above. Find a copy of the book in a library near you.

Wong, Simon Sek-muk. "What Case is this Case? An Application of Semantic Case in Biblical Exegesis." Jian Dao: A Journal of Bible & Theology. 1:49Ñ73 1994.

Stanley Porter wrote a response to this article which has been published in the same journal, 6:13-28 July 1996. I have not seen Porter's response and do not know the title.

Wonneberger, Reinhard. "Greek Syntax: A New Approach." Literary and Linguistic Computing. 2(2) (1987), 71-79.

Wonneberger, Reinhard. Syntax und Exegese: eine generative Theorie der griechischen Syntax und ihr Beitrag zur Auslegung des Neuen Testamentes, dargestellt an 2. Korinther 5,2f und Römer 3,21-26. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1979.

Woodard, Roger D. "Generalization of the HEAUT- nonthird person reflexive pronoun in Greek: Xenophon to the New Testament." Doctoral dissertation. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986.

Woodard, Roger D. On Interpreting Morphological Change: The Greek Reflexive Pronoun. Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben, 1990.

This is the published version of the dissertation listed above. It has a true Greek font in place of the transliteration in the dissertation. Find the book in a library near you.

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Young, Richard A. "A Classification of Conditional Sentences Based on Speech Act Theory." Grace Theological Journal. 10 (1989), 29-50.

Youngman, Scott. "Stratificational analysis of a hortatory text: I Corinthians 8:1-11:1." M.A. thesis, University of Texas at Arlington, 1987.

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