Author Archives: Jacob Cerone

Ethiopian Food

Last month when I was in Baltimore, I went out with the gang for Ethiopian. I made sure that Mary Beth knew about it so that I might incite in her a bit of jealousy. I didn’t want to make … Continue reading

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Pericope Adulterae

Here’s a quick reminder about the Pericope Adulterae conference being held at SEBTS this weekend. I hope to see you there. Whether or not you are able to make it, keep you eyes tuned to social media. We will be … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Ælfric’s Colloqu

Here’s a fun little passage on learning. Enjoy. Nos pueri rogamus te, magister, ut doceas nos loqui latialiter recte, quia idiote sumus et corrupte loquimur. Quid uultis loqui? Quid curamus quid loquamur, nisi recta locutio sit et utilis, non anilis … Continue reading

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A Clitic in Jonah

About a year and a half ago I sat in on Larry Perkins’ paper at SBL Chicago entitled “The Order of Pronominal Clitics in Greek Exodus – An Indicator of the Translator’s Intentionality.” You can read about my summary of … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:8–9

I am having some difficulties in understanding Jonah 1:8–9. It’s not in the translation of the passage. That is rather straightforward. It is in the structure, and in Jonah’s response. In Jonah 1:8, the sailors hail a barrage of questions … Continue reading

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Cerone Workday

Today the Cerones have been hard at work. I started the morning off by packing up a dozen boxes and breaking down a desk. Then I was off to pick up paint from friends and from Home Depot. Then back … Continue reading

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Jonah 1:6

Since I haven’t shared anything on Jonah or the Septuagint lately, I thought I might post a bit of what I have been working on in LXX Jonah. Jonah 1:6fg אוּלַ֞י יִתְעַשֵּׁ֧ת הָאֱלֹהִ֛ים לָ֖נוּ וְלֹ֥א נֹאבֵֽד ὅπως διασώσῃ ὁ θεὸς … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Chrysostom Week 13

Remember, although I attempted to provide a footnote for all words used 20x or less in the New Testament with a gloss, I may have missed some. Also, you may not know all words used more than 20x in the … Continue reading

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QOTD: Message from a Bookcase via Wheelock

Selectos nisi das mihi libellos admittam tineas trucesque blattas Unless you give me carefully selected books I will let in bookworms and savage cockroaches Bookcase, I have heard you. In moving, I am carefully selecting which books must stay, and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

I took this weekend off from paper writing in order to travel up to Baltimore. Destination? St. Mary’s Seminary for the Eastern Regional ETS meeting. I travelled up and stayed with Nigusse and Dr. Black. I thought I might give … Continue reading

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