[B-Greek] Paul writing in Latin or Hebrew/Aramaic?

Barry H. 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
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