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  Koiné•The Church Band
That's what Koiné was in the 4th and 5th century in then Macedonia, the common language of the people.
Today, Koiné is again a voice for the common people, and again with extraordinary message.
Koiné - the church band, is a contemporary Christian band, bringing a new vibrant sound and feel to traditional Lutheran and Christian songs.
www.koinemusic.com   (378 words)

  Greek Lie: The Koine Language is Greek by Risto Stefov
In Macedonia, Koine was strictly the language of the educated and was used by the court administrators and the international merchants.
While Koine served its purpose in the administrative and commercial circles, other languages, languages of the people, simultaneously also flourished in parallel but in their oral form until they were later codified by Christianity.
Koine evolved as the language of administration and commerce in the entire Eastern Mediterranean and as such belongs to all the people in the Eastern Mediterranean world.
www.maknews.com /html/articles/stefov/stefov59.html   (1273 words)

  Koinē - Wikipedia
Het Koinē stamde af van het Attisch, één van de Ionische dialecten, en verschilde hier weinig van.
Koinē is als schrijftaal niet beperkt tot (Joods-)Christelijke teksten: ook invloedrijke auteurs als Polybios (die als eerste een volledig relaas geeft van de opkomst van de macht van Rome), Dio Cassius, Plutarchus en Lucianus van Samosate bedienden zich van deze variant van het Grieks.
Zelfs als bestuurstaal moest het Koinē in het Oostelijke deel van het Keizerrijk niet onderdoen voor het Latijn: Toen Keizer Tiberius het testament van zijn voorganger liet beitelen in de muren van enkele tempels in Klein-Azië, werd de Griekse vertaling er meteen bijgebeiteld.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Koin%C4%93   (372 words)

 Koine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Koiné Greek (Κοινή Ἑλληνική), a Greek dialect that developed from the Attic dialect (of Athens) and became the spoken language of Greece at the time of the Empire of Alexander the Great.
The Koine was the original language of the New Testament, of the writings of the early Christian Church Fathers and of all of Greek literature for about ten centuries.
Koine Modern Greek is a term sometimes used to describe what in English is generally known as Standard Modern Greek.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Koine   (226 words)

 Koine Greek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Koine Greek (Κοινὴ Ἑλληνική) is an ancient Greek dialect which marks the second stage in the history of the Greek language.
Even though Koine Greek was shaped during the late Classic Era, the symbolic starting point of the second period of the Greek language (known as Post-Classic) is set at the death of Alexander the Great and the beginning of the Hellenistic era in 323 BC.
Koine Greek was therefore considered a decayed form of Greek that was not worthy of attention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Koine_Greek   (2819 words)

 Differences Between Classical and Hellenistic Greek
Robertson characterizes Koinê Greek as a later development of Classical Greek, that is, the dialect spoken in Attica (the region around Athens) during the classical period.
Koinê has shorter sentences, more parataxis and less hypotaxis, a sparing use of participles, and a growth in the use of prepositions (although some old ones have died out).
One Classical feature Koinê does not have is the conditional relative clause, in which the indefinite pronoun substitutes for the conditional conjunction.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /~jtreat/koine/classical.html   (1129 words)

 *** What Was Koine Greek? ***
Koine Greek was fully a normal language with all the normal patterns and tendencies of any human language.
In general summary, Koine became the BASE for all modern Greek, superseding the classical forms, which already by the first century were being considered separate languages, and by the 3rd century were considered foreign languages.
Koine consolidated in the Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire), centered in Constantinople, in the early Middle Ages.
orvillejenkins.com /languages/koinegreek.html   (1462 words)

Koine is used in important religious works such as the Bible as well as important works and by Plutarch and others.
Koine is simpler because it does not use the dual number.
The Modern Greek character set is identical to the Koine except that it does not have the breathings, grave accent, circumflex accent, long and short marks and the iota suscript.
www.anotek.com /AUTHORS.HTM   (514 words)

 KOINé   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Die Koine (griechisch κοινή = allgemein) ist die griechische Allgemeinsprache vom Hellenismus bis in die römische Kaiserzeit (etwa 300 v.
Die Koine zählt zum Altgriechischen, unterscheidet sich aber vom klassischen Griechisch eines Sophokles oder Platon und wesentlich von der Sprache in Homers "Ilias" und "Odyssee".
Die Schriften des Neuen Testaments sind in der Koine, der allgemeinen (von allen gesprochenen) Sprache verfasst.
www.toonorama.com /encyclopedia/K/Koin%E9   (269 words)

 Koine Greek   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hellenistic Koine brought significant changes in vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar, and some of these changes have persisted into Modern Greek.
Koine Greek (Κοινὴ Ἑλληνική) is an ancient Greek dialect which marks the...
Researching Biblical (NT) Koine Greek The problem with much traditional views of biblical texts is it totally disregards both the historical society context...
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Koine_Greek.html   (1552 words)

 History of the Greek language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As Greeks colonized from Asia Minor to Egypt to the Middle East, the Greek language began to evolve into multiple dialects.
It was during Roman times that the Greek New Testament appeared, and Koiné Greek is also called "New Testament Greek" after its most famous work of literature.
Greek was the official language of the Eastern Roman Empire (or Byzantine Empire) until Constantinople fell to the Ottomans in 1453.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_the_Greek_language   (796 words)

 Nature of Koine v. Classical?
Biblical Greek is standard Koine Greek: the ordinary, spoken Greek of the first century (Deissmann; see MHT 1:2P8; Colwell, IDB 2:486).
In the Koine eis had begun to encroach on the territory of en.
Koine is not as refined and polished as was Classical.
www.ibiblio.org /bgreek/archives/greek-3/msg00147.html   (813 words)

 Koinè, Vicenza: la più importante fiera internazionale di articoli religiosi, arte sacra, architettura dei luoghi di ...
Koinè, Vicenza: la più importante fiera internazionale di articoli religiosi, arte sacra, architettura dei luoghi di culto
Koinè will be there, promoting the 2007 edition to the attendees (continue…)
Koinè staff will attend the show thus promoting our 2007 event.
www.koinexpo.com /?lingua=_e   (737 words)

 GREEK, Modern
For the most part, the Hellenistic Koine, or actually the version of it that took hold in the Byzantine period, was the starting point for the modern dialects, and it is conventional to date the emergence of Modern Greek dialects to about the 10th to 12th centuries (AD).
In the early Koine, the perfect is on the wane and eventually disappears altogether as a category in the late Koine, only to be reconstituted as a category several centuries later in Medieval Greek through a periphrastic construction with 'have' as an auxiliary together with the sole productive remnant of the earlier infinitive.
Aspect continues to be a significant category in the Koine and on into Modern Greek, and owing to the emergence of a periphrastic future with the infinitive, a form which participated in aspectual distinctions, the aoristic/imperfective distinction is extended into the future.
www.ling.ohio-state.edu /~bjoseph/articles/gmodern.htm   (4544 words)

 Aoidoi: Greek Dialects - Where to Start
Koine - this is the language of the Empire of Alexander, and his Roman successors.
The Koine (the "common (dialect)") is a language of Empire.
Starting with the Koine, pros: you get to read the New Testament in the original; it is the language of the Church Fathers, as well as the base of the literary language of the Byzantine empire.
www.aoidoi.org /dialects.html   (2148 words)

 Italienisch lernen mit unseren Kursen Koine', Italienischsprachschule in Florenz, Toskana
Sie wurde 1980 von einer Gruppe von Lehrern gegründet, die unzufrieden mit der traditionellen Form des Fremdsprachen-unterrichts waren.
Besuchen Sie zwei verschiedene Kursorte von Koinè (z.B. Florenz und Lucca in 2 Wochen)
Italienisch lernen und kochen mit einer italienischen "mamma" am Abend
www.koine-italienisch-sprachkurse.de   (146 words)

 JIMMY AKIN.ORG: Attic Vs. Koine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Also, Koine is a generally simplified form, so if you can hack it in Attic, that gives you a big leg up on Koine.
Koine grammar is more simplified, and the New Testament writers are generally more simple in style than classical authors.
Koine is basically just Attic, with the distinctively Attic-dialect features replaced with more "standard" ones from the East Ionic dialects (e.g., the verbs which end in -ttw in Attic will end in -ssw in koine, the form used in most of the other Greek dialects).
www.jimmyakin.org /2005/09/attic_vs_koine.html   (921 words)

 Language of the New Testament
Most of the papyri discovered belong to the period of the koine (the first three centuries BC and AD in round numbers), and with great wealth of illustration they show the life of the common people of the time, whether in Egypt or Herculaneum (the two chief regions represented).
The vernacular koine which has developed into the modern Greek vernacular was itself the direct descendant of the Attic vernacular which had its roots in the vernacular of the earlier dialects.
In syntax the tendency is toward simplicity, to short sentences, the paratactic construction, and the sparing use of particles.
www.bible-researcher.com /language-nt.html   (6091 words)

 koine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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www.dackom.com /koine.html   (441 words)

 A Phonemic Greek Pronunciation for Roman Period Koine
If students would like to attain a fluent control of the language, to be able to think in the language or speak with it, they must come to grips with the need to include audio and oral material in a program.
Several considerations would go into designing an authentic Koine pronunciation that is also practical for speakers of West European languages.
Using the language in a spoken environment further enhances the ability of an audience to follow the main points and structure of a text.
www.apaclassics.org /AnnualMeeting/05mtg/abstracts/buth.html   (709 words)

Koine Greek is a Greek keyboard developed by Char Matejovsky, using Keyman software, for use by Westar Fellows.
When the Koine Greek keyboard is turned on (and your font is set to a Unicode font with extended Greek, such as Palatino Linotype or Gentium), you get Greek.
When Keyman is turned on, it places an icon — an off-kilter, little gray square with a K in it — in the taskbar near the lower right corner of the computer screen.
www.westarinstitute.org /Search/KoineGreek/koinegreek.html   (564 words)

 Koiné - The Connecticut College Yearbook
The Connecticut College yearbook, Koiné, is a yearly publication offered for sale to the students and families of Connecticut College.
It displays the events and happenings on campus of the past year, and is distributed every fall for the previous year.
A student-run organization, the Koiné staff is made up of members from all four classes, and within its pages represents these four classes and their commitment to the college.
oak.conncoll.edu /~koine   (135 words)

 The Error of King James Only.
The Koine Text, which resulted in Antioch, eventually evolved into the Byzantine Imperial Text, with the variants within the Byzantine Imperial Text being, in part, traceable to the variable assimilation of the Koine text into the different regions of the Eastern Roman Empire.
Koine Greek is the "common" form of Attic Greek.
"Koine" Greek was the name given to the version of Attic Greek that was spoken in the first century and was the kind of Greek that the New Testament was written in.
www.revneal.org /Writings/errorof.htm   (10055 words)

 koine: Wondering a little something?
In slight intoduction, I am a Koine Greek student teacher (read-I actually teach the class, the professor only comes in to make sweeping statements about the role of God in the universe).
Thank you I am teaching myself the Koine Greek, with very little knowlegde of English grammer much less Greek so it has been very interesting and at sometimes very slow, but I am determined.
If the translation can bear it, the progressive is the better choice, but english frequently does not receive the progressive well, since most of the translation of the present is looking back into the past.
www.livejournal.com /community/koine/2820.html   (489 words)

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