[Foundation-l] Ancient Greek Wikipedia, possible reconsideration

Mark Williamson node.ue at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 06:14:28 UTC 2008

Someone already mentioned that Koine Greek is the ecclesiastical
language of the Greek Orthodox Church and they still use it actively.
Maybe there aren't as many people in the GOC as in the Catholic church
(by a long shot), but I think it still counts for something.


On 18/04/2008, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18/04/2008, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  The English Wikipedia is not a good example.. comparing it with the Latin
>  >  Wikipedia is a more reasonable comparison.
>  >
> Not remotely. Ancient Greek is fossilized. Late Egyptian would be a
>  better comparison. Ecclesiastical Latin may be near dead but it is
>  still moving. Perhaps in time the Ancient Greek revival attempts will
>  get it to the same point. For the moment they have not.
>  --
> geni
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