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Greek or Latin

I'm still a beginner in Greek, making good progress. But I often wonder if it would've been better to have chosen Latin instead. Seems like there would be many more books written in Latin than Classical Greek.
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trust sb as ...

Chase & Phillips ch8.

Review Exercise

2. They trust the king as fair and just.

I could use an indirect sentence with infinitive:
Πιστεύουσι τον βασιλέα καλὸν καὶ δίκαιον εἶναι.
Here, can I put the king in accusative as the subject of the infinitive, where πιστεύω normally takes dative?

Or I could use ὡς clause (in order to make it, as an exercise, as close as possible to the English sentence):
Πιστεύουσι τῷ βασιλεῖ ὡς ...
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Ancient Greek translation

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What is a dead key?

Hello. In using windows Greek Polytonic to acuire diacritical marks one is instructed to press the 'dead' key. What is a dead key? Thank You........eudaimonia
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Xenophon Cyropaedia 1.1

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-legnia

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Liddell-Scott latest edition?

What is the latest edition of the lexicon?

Thanks in advance!
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position of copulative εἰμί

I was just wondering whether there was any rule for whether copulative εἰμί followed the subject or predicate in certain instances. In the reading I have done, it seems to have a tendency to follow a predicate noun or adjective, but it also seems to commonly follow the subject.
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