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ΤΙΣ as self reference?!

In the third section of his ΚΑΤΑ ΜΕΙΔΙΟΥ Demosthenes says:
3] οὕτω δὲ τούτων ἐχόντων, ὅσα μὲν παρ᾽ ἐμοῦ προσῆκε φυλαχθῆναι, πάντα δικαίως ὑμῖν τετήρηται, καὶ κατηγορήσων, ἐπειδή τις εἰσάγει, πάρειμι,...

The translation by Murray on http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0073%3Aspeech%3D21%3Asection%3D3 reads:

This being so, I have in your interests taken all due precautions, and now that the case is before the court, I am here...

Since it is Demosthenes who filed the complaint and later withdrew it, ...
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Was the sense “probably” for EIKOTΩΣ classical?

In an effort to resurrect my Ancient Greek I participated in the weather discussion on the agora! I wrote this wretched piece:

Βορέας σήμερον όλην τήν Βιέννην χιόνι κατένειψε.
νῦν δέ, ἀκρόθι νυκτός, ἐν σκότῳ,
τόν κῆπον οὐκέτι δύναμαι ὁρᾶν,
εἰκότως η χιών τέτηκε.

It probably contains scores of errors, but now I want to ask about ΕΙΚΟΤΩΣ. Upon seeing the above, the kind ΕΚΗΒΟΛΟΣ remarked:

ἑκηβόλος wrote:
akalovid wrote:εἰκότως η χιών τέτηκε.

Were you looking for the ...
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Two proverbs or a double proverb?

This post is me wondering about the LSJ entry for ἀμέλγω:
ἀμέλγω , fut.
A.“-ξω” Theoc.23.25, milk, with acc. of animals milked, “μῆλα . . ὅσσ᾽ ἤμελγε” Od.9.238; ἤμελγεν ὄϊς καὶ μηκάδας αῖγας ib. 244; “βόας” Theoc.4.3: metaph., ἀμέλγεις τοὺς ξένους you drain them of all they have, Ar.Eq.326: prov., ἀ. τὸν τράγον, of wasted labour, Plb.33.21.1, Luc.Demon.28:—Med., “ἀ. χροὸς αἷμα” Nic.Al.506: metaph., “ἐκ Σαπφοῦς τόδ᾽ ἀμελγόμενος μέλι τοι φέρω” Lyr.Adesp. 62.

As ...
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Why ἐφ᾽ οἷς ἠδικημένῳ μοι συνῄδει

In the second paragraph of his Meidias Demosthenes says:

ἐφ᾽ οἷς ἠδικημένῳ μοι συνῄδει (~in which they knew me to have been wronged)
Why is it not ἠδικημένoν?
Relevant text here: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/tex ... ection%3D2

In the same work Demosthenes later says:
νυνὶ δὲ τοσαῦτ᾽ ἐστὶ τἄλλ᾽ ἃ πολλοὺς ὑμῶν ἠδίκησεν
Full text: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/tex ... tion%3D129

Here he uses accusative for the wronged ...

Latin-Greek Dictionary

Does anyone know of a Latin-Greek dictionary available on the internet?
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Learning Verb Morphology for Vocabulary

One of the best things that every happened to my Latin vocabulary was learning about "Iversen's word lists." I find his method-- at least for my purposes-- far superior to flashcards. Plus, I usually retain an active knowledge of the words, not just passive recognition. Now, please don't let this become a debate about vocabulary acquisition. That's not the point.

Anyway, when learning a verb in Latin, it typically was never hard to learn the ...
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Athenaze Audio?

Has any quality audio material been produced for Athenaze? I’m looking for a series that will allow me to hear Greek?
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Perfect active participle of τελέω ?

The perfect active participle of φιλέω is πεφιληκώς, but τελέω is one of those -έω verbs where the ε becomes εσ and not η, by an 's' reappearing which drops between vowels. While writing some Homeric-style Greek poetry, I needed an perfect active participle form of τελέω, so I guessed τετελεσκὼς, as in "οὒκ ὃν πολεμὸν τετελεσκώς " = "not having accomplished his war". Is that an allowed usage?
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λαλίστερος irregular comparative of λάλος

λάλος, irr. comp. λαλίστερος, sup. λαλίστατος.

What other adjectives follow this pattern in the comparative and superlative? Is it common?
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OCT font

I am wondering what the font they use on OCT editions for the Greek text is. In particular, I would like to know if there is a font that I can use in Word 2016 so the text will look the way it does in an OCT. So far I have found out that it is neither Arial, Calibri nor Times New Roman.
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