What is a προστάτης 'patron'?

... and why should I become one?

Sponsor of literary production

In the Greco-Roman world, a προστάτης helped support the literary work of an author financially.

A KoineGreek.com προστάτης

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Unlimited audio downloads

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What is currently available for download?

A number of ancient texts written in Koine Greek are available for download for προστάται 'patrons' and this list is constantly growing every month as new recordings are made and uploaded to the site. See the list below for the current inventory of audio recordings available for προστάται.

Old Testament

Genesis 1 (Normal Quality)

Genesis 1 (Extra Quality)

New Testament (Codex Vaticanus)

Gospel of Matthew: Chapters 1–17 (Normal Quality)

Gospel of Matthew: Chapters 1–17 (Extra Quality)

Gospel of John: Prologue (Normal Quality)

Gospel of John: Prologue (Extra Quality)

New Testament (Byzantine Textform)

Gospel of Mark: Chapters 1–16 (Complete) (Normal Quality)

Gospel of Mark: Chapters 1–16 (Complete) (Extra Quality)

Gospel of Luke: Chapters 1–24 (Complete) (Normal Quality)

The Acts of the Apostles: Chapters 1–2 (Normal Quality)

The Acts of the Apostles: Chapters 1–2 (Extra Quality)

1 Timothy: Chapters 1–4 (Normal Quality)

1 Timothy: Chapters 1–4 (Extra Quality)

Church Fathers

The Martyrdom of Polycarp: Chapters 1–23 (Complete) (Normal Quality)

Greco-Roman World

Enchiridion (Epictetus): Chapters 1–5 (Normal Quality)

Enchiridion (Epictetus): Chapters 1–5 (Extra Quality)

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