Introduction to Sahidic Coptic

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Mercer University Press, 1983 - Foreign Language Study - 377 pages
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Contents

Lesson 130
1
Introductory Remarks
146
Luke IV
149
Apophthegmata Patrum
171
Wisdom of Solomon
185
The Life of Joseph the Carpenter
196
Glossary
209
Glossary of Greek Words
359
Bibliography
364
Grammatical Index
366
Table of Principal Verbal Conjugations
371
Subject Index
373
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Page vii - The conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great in 332 BC and the subsequent Greek-speaking administration of the country under the Ptolemies led to the thorough Hellenization of Lower (ie Northern) Egypt.
Page xiii - Double Vowels The double writing of any of the simple vowels is generally understood to be an indication of the presence of a glottal stop, ie the complete but very brief stoppage of airflow in the glottis, conventionally indicated by 3 in transcription.
Page ix - Thebes, was used extensively in the fourth and fifth centuries for the translation of Manichaean and Gnostic literature. Its association with this heretical material probably had much to do with its early demise as a literary dialect.
Page xv - ... (1) Stress is always on one of the last two syllables of a word.

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