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Hello All

Hi:

Just thought I would say "hi" as I am sure I am going to be asking questions soon. I have finally decided to take the step of actually starting Greek. Trying to do it on my own as my work schedule is too erratic to even think about a class (lawyer). Going with Pharr.

Have a very rusty knowledge of Latin somewhere in my brain -- did it in school in England a really ...
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Participles: Modal Solidarity

An interesting post appeared on the high-strung classics-l list (start of thread) introducing the term modal solidarity, which I have not encountered before. Worth a look.
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Typing polytonic Greek in XP

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Greek characters in windows 98

Please is there any way to use the greek characters and keep them working here in the topics with windows 98?
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participles English to Greek

I'm stumped. How does one translate

those who had ransomed...

I assume it uses a participle because the lesson is on that topic, but what tense?

Jean
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Thesaurus

Is there such a thing as a Greek thesaurus? I always find my self wondering if two words are synonyms or if it is just my English connotations with their translations that make it seem that way.
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Aoidoi.org — another Homeric Hymn

Homeric Hymn Six, to Aphrodite, has received the usual treatment.
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Getting back into the groove: or, refresher-course hell

Greetings everybody and happy New Year to the Gregorian world!

I'm in a bit of a pickle. My Greek studies were cut short when I fell badly ill and required a few weeks' hospitalization and several months of rehabilitiation, during which I couldn't even think about trying to do something as involved as study. Necessity turned into inertia after recovery, and my desire eventually sapped away to the point when I had more or less ...
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Geoffrey Horrocks and his learned book

Hello fellow Greek-lovers!
Maybe I'm posting this in the wrong place (in which case you must excuse me as a newbie) but I was just wondering if any of you have a copy of Geoffrey Horrocks: Greek. A History of the Language and its Speakers? I'm supposed to purchase it for the coming semester but it seems that it's more expensive than I imagined... The cheapest copy I could find, was at Amazon for 230 ...
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Conditionals with participles

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