Tag: Koine

  • The Gospel of Matthew, Greek audiobook in Lucian

    I’m creating a Creative Commons audiobook of the Gospel of Matthew, narrated in the original Ancient Greek language, using Lucian Koine Greek pronunciation. Audio and video materials I am making YouTube video versions of the audiobook chapters, with text synced to the narration. Here is the full YouTube playlist. In addition, the audio files for […]

  • Moving words: which languages have the closest word order to Ancient Greek?

    There’s an art to translation. It involves moving concepts from one language into another while trying to refit the same thought into a different set of grammar rules. In this study I’d like to look at one obvious part of the translation process: word order change. In studying this, I don’t mean to suggest that […]