By: K. J. Dover, J.D. Denniston Media of The Greek Particles In presenting the first () edition, Denniston set himself to cut down the etymological. The Greek Particles. Pp. lxxxii + By J. D. DENNISTON. Oxford: Clarendon Press, The book is written with great charm and much good sense. The. The Greek Particles has 8 ratings and 1 review. max said: This book is incredible. First published in , it is the definitive reference work on the su.

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Please note that print inspection copies are only available in UK and Republic of Ireland. With this in mind he regarded exemplification as the key, citing much more than his predecessors in the belief that “the reader should be enabled to bathe in examples”.

Dennieton Tff marked it as to-read Dec 29, Here’s my defini This book is incredible. Particles are not encountered in NT Greek with anywhere near the frequency of Attic and Homeric indeed, there are no NT authors referenced in particlse workso if your field of study is limited to Koine, you won’t need this book.

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Greek Particles

Elon Slootweg marked it as to-read May 05, He was concerned to illustrate how particles work and how they nuance Greek language within the corpus of surviving work. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you are an advanced student of classical Homeric and Attic Greek, this work is as crucial to your library as Smyth’s grammar. Ricroc25 marked it as to-read Oct 22, Open Preview See a Problem?


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In presenting the first edition, Denniston set himself to cut down the etymological discussion which characterised his German predecessors in the field. The Greek Particles by J. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. This website uses cookies to improve user experience. What is a particle, anyway? Bonnard marked it as to-read Nov 07, Particle for telling us about the problem. Once you have successfully made your request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval.

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Feb 16, max rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dover in the second edition with new material of his own and the addition of indexes. To ask other readers questions about The Greek Particlesplease sign up. Please note there is a week gree, period for this title. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Stel marked it as to-read Feb 08, After acknowledging the difficulty of a definition, Denniston writes: This book is incredible. His primary aim was “literary, not grammatical or etymological”. When Denniston died he left copious notes – additional examples, changes of mind in the light of fresh material; these were incorporated by K. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Refresh and try again. For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy.


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Jessica marked it as to-read Jun 13, Preview — The Greek Particles by J. It is mind boggling how Denniston could actually have written this work; gdeek a person with an encyclopedic knowledge of classical Greek literature and the ability to carefully sift through every line of it could even conceive of such a herculean task. We currently support the following browsers:

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