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This topic gives an introduction to Biblical (Koine) Greek. Students are introduced to the grammar and vocabulary of Koine Greek, learn to read and translate some passages of the New Testament and gain an understanding of the different insights which the study of this ancient language can offer.
The aims of this topic are to:
gain basic skills in and knowledge of biblical (Koine) Greek
learn how to understand grammar, with a focus on verbal forms
learn how to use lexicographical aids to assist in translation and parsing
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will have:
demonstrated understanding of the basic grammar of Koine Greek
the requisite skills and vocabulary to translate short passages from the Greek New Testament, with appropriate lexicographical aids
demonstrated an understanding of English grammar
the skills to use biblical commentaries that refer to the Greek text
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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