One of the most impressive items that I saw at SBL this year, and purchased there, is their Speak Koine Greek: A Conversational Phrasebook. It is exactly what it sounds like – a phrase book for ancient Koine that resembles the format and contents that you would expect if you’ve ever used any foreign language phrasebook before in your life.
That in itself would be something great. But the best part is that they manage to put together the phrasebook using the kinds of everyday phrases one would hope, and yet to do so drawing them explicitly from ancient sources, and providing references to those sources. I took a photo to give you a glimpse of a couple of the pages: