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What is wisdom?

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Aesylus Agamemnon

Anyone know of a good student edition of Agamemnon, or a helpful commentary at least?
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Variant tanslation of 'Gnothi Seauton'


I am having a dispute with a colleague about the possible ways of translating 'Gnothi Seauton', the inscription above the Delphic oracle, usually translated as 'know thyself'.

This is usually taken to mean 'you' are the object, the thing to be known, and the injunction is to know you, yourself.

My friend says that the Greek can also be translated to mean that you should know 'for' yourself. As in A asks if there ...
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Trouble with Sophokeys

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I am looking for a translation of Elegia (29.Diehl) by Simonides. Also looking for the text of his poem about the battle of Plataea. Any information would be appreciated.

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I'm not in the process of learning Greek (yet!!) but would someone out there be kind enough to tell me how one would write "obelos" in Greek characters?

Thank you very much,
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Help - - Marcus Aurelius in Greek - where to get it online?

hairete pantoi,

just wanted to know where to get, if at all possible, a copy of Aurelius' Meditations in Greek in some kind of electronic form.

multas gratias,
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A simple lexicon question

When I go to look up a verb, very often only a few principal parts are listed. Does this mean that:

1) Those verbs are defective in the missing parts;

2) Those parts are completely regular and can be easily deduced without glossing (but luo, for example, lists all six);

3) Those particular verb forms were either never used or were rare enough that no examples survive; or

4) Something else?

This is a dumb ...
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