GreekLinguistics.com

Our new secure server is up and running! Anything that you can find on this server at Greek-Language.com (except this blog), you can also find on a secure server at GreekLinguistics.com. This blog itself is duplicated on a secure server at GreekLanguage.blog.

Over the next few weeks, most of the addresses beginning with http://Greek-Language.com will begin to redirect to the secure server as well, be patient as I work to make this happen!

Future updates to this blog will happen at GreekLanguage.blog. If you have bookmarked any of the blog posts here, I advise you to update your bookmarks. Bookmarks for other parts of this site will take care of themselves when all the updates are finished, but the blog will not.

GreekLinguistics.com and Greek-Language.com

View this post on our new secure server!

The domain name greeklinguistics.com, which for some time now has worked as an alias for greek-language.com, will be out of service for a few days as we make the move to a more secure web server. I will be using the name greeklinguistics.com to set up the new server and test the site to ensure that everything works well before everything goes live there.

You should not experience any disruption of service as long as you use the address greek-language.com. If you try to go to greeklinguistics.com, you may notice glitches or the site may refuse to load. Just be patient. We will get there!

Καλὰ Χριστούγεννα 2016

Again this year the flow of traffic that came in to this blog on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day was wonderful to see. I appreciate your visit, whether you come to learn about Greek or Greek Linguistics, or even if this time of year is the only time you visit.

Peace and joy to you all.

Nativity, by Jeff Weese, Creative Commons
Nativity, by Jeff Weese, Attribution 2.0 Generic Liscense


Καλά Χριστούγεννα 2015

I wish you all a peaceful and joyous Christmas.

Seeing the flow of traffic that comes in to this blog every year on Christmas Eve is a beautiful experience for me. I appreciate your visit, whether you come to learn about Greek or Greek Linguistics, or even if this is the only time you have ever come to the Greek Language and Linguistics Blog and you just wanted to learn how to say Merry Christmas in Greek (You can get that here).

Peace and joy to you all.

Nativity, by Jeff Weese, Creative Commons
Nativity, by Jeff Weese, Attribution 2.0 Generic Liscense


Argument Structure in Hellenistic Greek

I have uploaded my paper, “Argument Structure in Hellenistic Greek” to two places. You can read it here at Greek-Language.com at the following location:

You can also view it at Academia.edu.

This paper is an updated version of one I presented at a national meeting of the SBL in the late 1990s. A slightly updated version was published by Forum, the journal of the Westar Institute in 1999 under the title “From the Lexicon to the Sentence: Argument Structure in Hellenistic Greek.”

This latest version lays out my proposals for information that should be included in an electronic lexicon of Hellenistic Greek.  Serious advances in digital technology have made it possible to include information about syntactic and semantic relationships that would have been impractical only a few years ago, and in the context of the work that Jonathan Robie and I are doing on using XML to structure and query databases, I decided it was time to make my most recent proposals easier to locate.

Thank You

Top50I would like to thank you for helping this blog reach the Top 50 Biblioblog ranking again this quarter. The summer rankings can be viewed here.

I have been somewhat slack on updating the blog recently, so I am particularly pleased to see it still remaining useful. I hope to be more active for the rest of the Summer.

Greek Language and Linguistics Amazon Store

You can once again support Greek-Language.com by purchasing books through our online store. For several years Amazon refused to pay vendors operating from North Carolina, but that has now changed.

Take a look at the Greek Language and Linguistics Bookstore. There’s not much there yet, but more will be coming soon.

LearnNTGrk.com

I am happy to announce a new domain name pointing to my online grammar. LearnNTGrk.com has just become the third domain name that can be used to reach the grammar (the other two being HellenisticGreek.com and Greek-Language.com/LearnGreek.html).

Once you have accessed the grammar through this new domain name, you can also reach the rest of Greek-Language.com there as well.