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Re: representing accented Greek

Anthony Appleyard wrote:My PC is a few years old and has Windows 98. I would have to write any Greek in the Roman alphabet. Greek letters with accents are liable to show as question marks. What conventions are there for representing accents etc while staying in the 95 basic ASCII characters?


Betacode. It was originally devised for the TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae), but is still widely used in online communication, especially email. Most people here will ...
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Xenophon

Does anyone know about a book on Xenophon's Anabasis that I can get to begin reading the Greek which may contain the english translation with notes etc? I just finished a class in Attic Greek and I would love someone to recommend a book to begin reading on my own starting with Xenophon's anabasis.

thanks,
Dimitri
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JWW EXERCISE 616

I am having problems with q4. The best I can come up with is
. For if once we keep two marches which (are) of three days away, the enemy will no longer follow us
I know this isn't right because "road/journey" is singular
The solution can't be "a journey of two or three days" because it doesn't say " of two"
Where does the two fit in?
Gillian
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where do i start

Hi, if anyone is out there that could point me in the right direction to start learning Greek I would really appreciate it. I've been trying to find help for a few weeks now and no one can seem to help me. I need to start right at the beginning. Thank you.
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Why is Greek so damn Hard?

I've been studying Greek for 3 years now and find it impossible.
I've studied Latin during the same period and I find it quite easy
but Greek literally drives me up the wall ... mostly with the bewildering amount of forms... especially with all the damn
vowel and consonant changes..

Does anyone else feel like this or am I the only one slowly
going insane with Greek? lol
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The Apostolic Bible, an answer to my earlier question?

So, it appears after much searching on the internet, that the only version of the Bible I can find that has both NT & OT together in one volume is an interlinear text featuring the KJV English version. Found at the following site:
http://septuagint-interlinear-greek-bible.com/

Has anyone ordered this, or seen this particular Bible? I'm very intrigued by it!!

John
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Iliad and Odyssey Greek Audio?

Does anybody know a classical Greek audio version of the homeric poems?

TIA
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The Greek Septuagint and New Testament? One Volume?

Hey Everyone, how's it going? Been a long time since I have posted last, but I have a question: Does anyone know of a one volume edition containing both the Septuagint, and the New Testament in Greek? Any answers, much appreciated!! Thanks!
John
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Conjugating "I rule" in the present

This is the only thing I can think of:
basileuw
basileueis
basileuei
basileuomen
basileuete
basileuousi
This just doesn't look right, especially the third person plural. Do the vowels combine with each other to form another vowel? How does it work?
EDIT: I'm looking for attic, by the way. I'm not sure if that makes a difference, but it's worth mentioning.
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Greek sentence help

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