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New Athena Unicode Font

http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~pinax/gre ... nload.html

Are others here familiar with this font? It puts some extra characters in the "Private Use Area" (PUA) of the Unicode encoding, and allows characters like alpha w/ macron + acute, that the normal fonts like Gentium don't.

You might use an editor that allows the entry of Unicode escape sequences. Or you can use a program like the Windows Character Map program to copy the ...
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BISHOP is related to the Greek episcopos

The word BISHOP derives from the Latin episcopus (bishop; contraction of both the beginning and the end of the word), which is a transliteration of the Greek επίσκοπος (episcopos; watcher, overseer), from επί- (epi-; over) + σκοπός (scopos; watcher) from the verb σκοπέω (scopeo; observe, see).

In Greek
α) Επίσκοπος: bishop
β) επισκόπηση: inspection, review
γ) επισκοπή: bishopric
δ) επισκοπώ: review, inspect
ε) σκοπός: aim, goal, object, scope, watcher, guard ...
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Hey guys, I need help with a school project.

Do you guys know where I can find any Greek poems about the goddess Artemis? I looked on google but I didn't have much luck. All I got was English. It doesn't have to be a whole poem about her. If there's a descent sized passage about her in another poem that'll work. preferably something descriptive rather than a story about her. If you guys could help me out I'd really appreciate it.

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DOCK is related to the Greek Δοχή (doche)

The word DOCK (the area of water between two piers or alongside a pier that receives a ship for loading, unloading, or repairs; a pier, a wharf) is related to the Greek word Δοχή (doche; a place for receiving or holding the ships) from the verb Δέχομαι (dechome; to receive, to contain).

In modern Greek
α) δοχείο: pot, container, receptacle, dispenser
β) δέχομαι: receive, contain
γ) ντόκος: dock

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Please identify some Greek text

hi, it looks like it comes from strabo 2, 5, 8; see the first sentence here:

http://hodoi.fltr.ucl.ac.be/concordance ... ure/69.htm

cheers :)
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