Tag Archives: Chrysostom

Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 03

ΚΕΦ. Α. Ἔπαινος Θεσσαλονικέων ἐπὶ τοίς ἀξίοις τῶν Ἀποστόλων ἀγῶσιν.              Παῦλος καὶ Σιλουανὸς καὶ Τιμόθεος. (Χρυσοστόμου.) Ὁ μακάριος Ἰωάννης—τί δήποτε Ἐφεσίοις μὲν ἐπιστέλλων, καὶ τὸν Τιμόθεον ἐχων μεθ᾽ἑαυτοῦ, οὐχὶ συνέταξεν ἑαυτῷ· καίτοι γνωριζόμενον παρ᾽αὐτοῖς καὶ … Continue reading

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QOTD: Chrysostom on Pity

Βασκαίνεις, ὅτι ὁ δεῖνα πλουτεῖ; Καὶ μὴν ἐλέους καὶ δακρύων ἄξιος, ὁ τοιοῦτος. Ἀλλ᾽ ἐρεῖς εὐθέως γελῶν· Ἐγὼ δακρύων ἄξιος, οὐκ ἐκεῖνος. Δακρύων ἄξιος καὶ σύ, οὐχ ὅτι πένῃ ἀλλὰ διὰ τὸ σεαυτὸν ἐλεεινὸν εἶναι νομίζειν. Are you bewitched (envious) because someone is rich? No, You should not … Continue reading

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Unrealistic Resolution #1

My goal is to have all these books read and reviewed (or discussed on the blog) before the beginning of the new semester. Be on alert for a blaze of productivity . . . .

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The Tyranny of Spiritual Love

I thought I might torture you all with some more from Chyrsostom. This quote is a comment on Philippians 1:7. Καὶ τί θαυμαστὸν, εἰ ἐν τῳ δεσμωτηρίῳ εἶχεν αὐτούς; Οὐδὲ γὰρ κατ᾽ ἐκεῖνον τὸν καιρὸν, φησὶ, καθ᾽ ὃν εἰσῄειν εἰς … Continue reading

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QOTD: Chrysostom

“Τοῦτο γὰρ ἐπαίδευσεν αὐτὸν ἡ ἐλεημοσύνη· οὐκέτι ἐπιθυμεῖ  τῶν τοῦ πλησίον·  πῶς γὰρ, ὁ τὰ αὐτοῦ ἀποκτώμενος, καὶ διδούς; οὐκέτι βασκαίνει τῷ πλουτοῦντι· πῶς γὰρ, ὁ βουλόμενος γενέσθαι πένης;” For almsgiving teaches this: the one who gives no longer desires his neighbor’s … Continue reading

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Progress on Chyrsostom Project

Two days ago I introduced my plans to read through Chrysostom in a year. Yesterday, I mentioned the possibility of crowdsourcing the task of morphological tagging the text. I did the first paragraph as an example. For those of you … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Chrysosotom

For a long time I have thought it would be a great thing to have the Migne Greek Father and Latin Father series digitized, tagged, and translated. It was brought to my attention that Logos plans on releasing the Greek … Continue reading

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