[B-Greek] Paul writing in Latin or Hebrew/Aramaic?
nebarry at verizon.net
Mon Aug 23 14:36:38 EDT 2010
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From: "Kevin P. Edgecomb" <kevin at bombaxo.com>
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Subject: Re: [B-Greek] Paul writing in Latin or Hebrew/Aramaic?
> Quoting "Barry H." <nebarry at verizon.net>:
> [snip]...since there had been a great influx of Greek speaking folks
> from the East.[snip]
> Not only from the East, however. Southern Italy itself was
> predominantly Greek-speaking, as was Sicily. Thus a large percentage
> of what might be considered core Roman citizens (those of the Italian
> peninsula and its immediate environs) themselves had Greek as their
> first language.
Very good observation, I hadn't been thinking of that.
N.E. Barry Hofstetter
Classics and Bible Instructor, TAA
(2010 Savatori Excellence in Education Winner)
V-P of Academic Affairs, TNARS
bhofstetter at tnars.net
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