[B-Greek] Citation of Greek text in Messages sent to B-Greek
Carl W. Conrad
cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Wed Jul 18 14:04:27 EDT 2007
The new note on using Unicode (UTÏ-8) to cite Greek text in messages
sent to B-Greek makes official what the administrators have been
telling list-members several times over recent months. So please
don't forget: if you DO cite Greek text in Unicode (UTF-8), then
follow the Unicode text with a standard BG transliteration of the
text in question into plain-text ASCII.
The revised section on citation of Greek text in the FAQ reads thus
(near the very end of the FAQ --
CITATION OF GREEK TEXT IN MESSAGES SENT TO B-GREEK
Using Unicode (UTF-8) for Greek citations in messages sent to B-Greek:
Greek citations in messages posted to B-Greek may be formulated in
plain-text Unicode (UTF-8), but for the sake of list-members who
have problems reading or typing Unicode, such citations should at
the same time be formulated in BG-transliteration, in accordance
with the following pattern:
John 1:1 ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος, καὶ ὁ
λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν, καὶ θεὸς
ἦν ὁ λόγος.
John 1:1: EN ARCHi HN hO LOGOS, KAI hO LOGOS HN PROS TON
QEON, KAI QEOS HN hO LOGOS.
Transliterating Greek into plain-text ASCII in messages sent to B-Greek:
B-Greek has from the beginning allowed every poster to use any
It can also be found in a separate document,
"“Citation of Greek Text in Messages sent to B-Greek"
Carl W. Conrad
Co-Chair, B-Greek List
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