[Foundation-l] Ancient Greek Wikipedia, possible reconsideration
geniice at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 12:32:38 UTC 2008
On 19/04/2008, Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
Koine Greek is not Ancient Greek. Merely using it in the liturgy
counts for nothing in any case the language remains fossilised. Simply
Kyrie eleison on a slightly larger scale. The catholic church actually
publishes a significant number of new documents in Latin.
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