[B-Greek] New UBS text announced

Jerry Reimer Jerry at lsm.org
Tue Sep 25 11:54:28 EDT 2007


Will the Greek font be the same as UBS 4? UBS italic font seems unnecessary and unnecessarily light (could be a little bolder as well). Form identification assistance and on-page lexical help (plus whatever other help items are available) are welcome in my class. 

Jerry Reimer

-----Original Message-----
From: James Spinti [mailto:JSpinti at Eisenbrauns.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 6:45 AM
To: B-Greek
Subject: [B-Greek] New UBS text announced


Thought listers might find this of interest, I just heard about it last
night:

UBS Greek New Testament
A Reader's Edition
Edited by Barbara Aland and Barclay M., Jr. Newman
Hendrickson Publishers, Forthcoming January 2008
732 pages, English and Greek
Flexible casebound
ISBN: 1-59856-285-1
ISBN13: 978-1-59856-285-9
List Price: $69.95
Your Price: $48.90
http://www.eisenbrauns.com/wconnect/wc.dll?ebGate~EIS~~I~UBSGREEKN

Description:
    The Reader's Edition combines the Bible text of the latest edition
of the UBS4 Greek New Testament, edited by Barbara Aland, et. al., with
an Onpage Greek-English Dictionary, compiled by Barclay M. Newman.

    Features
    * On-page Dictionary providing translations of all vocabulary items
occurring 30 times or less in the New Testament at the bottom of each
page
    * Translations given according to context
    * Definitions of idiomatic word combinations
    * Grammatical analysis of all difficult verb forms
    * Reader-friendly layout enabling the reader to transfer easily from
text to dictionary and vice versa
    * An appendix providing translations of all vocabulary items
occurring more than 30 times in the New Testament
    * Including the maps from the UBS Greek New Testament

So, it appears to be a combination of Zerwick's "A Grammatical Analysis
Greek of the Greek New Testament" ( although a bit abbreviated),
Zondervan's "Reader's Greek New Testament" and the UBS text. I suspect
there will be page proofs at AAR/SBL in November.

I doubt that professors will allow it in class :)

James

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