The Greek Article :

Peters, Ronald D.

The Greek Article : A Functional Grammar of ?-Items in the Greek New Testament with Special Emphasis on the Greek Article. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (295 pages) - Linguistic Biblical Studies . - Linguistic Biblical Studies .

Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter One Historical Overview -- 1. The Article in Ancient Greek Writings -- 2. The Influence of German Scholarship -- 3. The Article in Classical Greek Grammars -- 4. The Article in Intermediate and Advanced Biblical Greek Grammars -- 5. The Article in Beginning Biblical Greek Grammars -- 6. Monographs on the Greek Article -- 7. Specialized Studies on the Greek Article -- 8. The State of Current Research -- Chapter Two The Common Function of the Article and Relative Pronouns: Methodology -- 1. The Semantic Function of ὁ-items -- 2. The Discourse Function of ὁ-items -- 3. Selection and Organization of Sample Texts -- Chapter Three Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Defining Relative Clauses -- 3. Non-defining Relative Clauses -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter Four Relative Clauses as the Head of a Nominal Group -- 1. The Relative Clause as Subject or Object -- 2. Articular Participial Clauses as Relative Clauses -- 3. Articular Participial Clauses as Subject or Complement -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter Five ὁ-Items in μὲν . . . δὲ Structures -- 1. The Relative Pronoun in ὃς μὲν . . . ὃς δὲ Structures -- 2. The Article in ὁ μὲν . . . ὁ δὲ Structures -- 3. Independent ὁ μὲν and ὁ δὲ Structures -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter Six The Function of the Article Defined -- 1. The Function of the Article as a ὁ-item -- 2. How the Article does not Function -- 3. The Semantic Function of the Article -- 4. The Discourse Function of the Article -- 5. Conclusion -- Chapter Seven The Article with Individual Parts of Speech -- 1. The Article with Participles -- 2. The Article with Adjectives -- 3. The Article with Adverbs -- 4. The Article with Numerals -- 5. The Article with Particles -- 6. The Article with Infinitives -- 7. Conclusion -- Chapter Eight The Article with Groups. 1. The Article with a Genitive Group -- 2. The Article with Prepositional Groups -- 3. Conclusion -- Chapter Nine The Article with Nouns -- 1. Description of the Article's Function -- 2. The Article with Nouns -- 3. The Article with Proper Nouns -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter Ten The Article as a Structural Element -- 1. Definers and Group Structures -- 2. Qualifiers and Group Structures -- 3. Prepositional Groups and Group Structures -- 4. Complex Nominal Group Structures -- 5. Conclusion -- Chapter Eleven Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index of Ancient Authors -- Index of Modern Authors -- Scripture Index.

In The Greek Article, Ronald D. Peters presents a comprehensive, up to date grammar of the Greek article. Employing the principles of Systemic-Functional Linguistics, this new grammar challenges traditional models and provides a uniform, robust description of the article's function.

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Bible. -- New Testament. -- Greek.;Greek language, Biblical -- Article.;Greek language, Biblical -- Grammar.


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