The course will enable the students to employ and further expand the knowledge and skills they acquired in Biblical Greek 1 (RA0205) in order to read and analyze the Greek text of the New Testament and of the Septuagint
Course Outline: The course will examine selected passages from the New Testament and Septuagint for reading, grammatical analysis, and interpretation. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, students will have achieved the following: - An enhanced ability to read and pronounce Koine Greek accurately. - Greater facility in recognizing and interpreting common grammatical structures and patterns, particularly the use of the participle and of noun cases. - Practice and confidence in understanding and interpretation. - Expertise in the use of a variety of critical tools.
Textbooks: ALAND K.-ALAND B.-KARAVIDOPOULOS J.-MARTINI C.M.-METZGER B.M. (Eds.), The UBS Greek New Testament: Reader’s edition with Textual Notes (Stuttgart, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft 52016); DOBSON J.H., Learn New Testament Greek (Carlisle, Piquant 32005). Bibliography: ALAND K.-ALAND B.-KARAVIDOPOULOS J.-MARTINI C.M.-METZGER B.M. (Eds.), Nestle-Aland Greek-English New Testament (Stuttgart, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft 2008); BAUER W.-DANKER F.W.-ARNDT W.-WILBUR GINGRICH F., A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (Chicago, University of Chicago Press 32000). MOULTON W.F.-GEDEN A.S.-HOWARD MARSHALL I., Concordance to the Greek New Testament (London, T&T Clark 51993); RAHLFS A.-HANHART R. (Eds.), Septuaginta: Id Est, Vetus Testamentum Graece Iuxta Lxx Interpretes (Editio Altera, Stuttgart, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft 2006).