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Re: Playing the banjo (Was: Latin help)

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Thursday, September 6, 2007, 19:33
Quoting caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>:

> --- In, ROGER MILLS <rfmilly@...> wrote: > > Mark J. Reed wrote: > >How about some verb associated with "playing" the harp, which Latins > >must have had... Hmm, where does "plectrum" come from? > > The NT Greek has a wonderful phrase in the Book of Revelation (14:2) > which was formerly translated as "harpers harping with their harps." > I'm visiting my family and don't have my usual resources, but the > three words are cithar___. > Most modern translations have rendered the phrase as "harpers playing > on their harps." Yes, something is lost.
... hê phônê hên êkousa hôs kitharôdôn kitharizontôn en tais kitharais autôn. Andreas


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>