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Greek works preserved in Arabic

Is there a comprehensive list of ancient Greek writings preserved only in Arabic available anywhere online?
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Unit 30 - Ex II

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"Greek Prose Reading Course"

Has anyone used any of Malcolm Campbell's Greek Prose Reading Course for Post-Beginners? It looks really handy, with four reading volumes on Philosophy, Historiography, Forensic, and Political Oratory; also, a "basic vocabulary" volume of 1500 common words.

Here's volume 2:
http://www.amazon.com/Greek-Prose-Readi ... 0335MIGFLE

Does post-beginner mean suitable for someone who has finished an intro grammar? Now that I'm beginning my Greek I thought I'd tackle these once I graduate ...
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Cornelii Schrevelii Lexicon manuale

I've been trying for a while to find a clean pdf of Cornelii Schrevelii Lexicon manuale græco-latinum et latino-græcum and have the book reprinted from Lulu. I tried on Google Books, I tried at UCSD library with no luck. There are always pages where the text is blurred and illegible.
Recently I found this web site: Maximus Scriptorius Publications. The owner intends to reprint the book, the quality of his reprints seem decent, and his ...
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εἰμί third person plural

The other day, my greek professor asked me on my opinion of the historial roots of the third person plural of εἰμί, εἰσί.

What at first occured to me was that is was formed by the stem *es and the personal ending -nti, i.e. *esnti, which then lost the s in the position before the n, ti becomes si, *ensi loses the n and becomes eisi because of compensatory lengthening. (I don't know about the ...
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Adverbs of place with δε?

Good afternoon, all. :)

Just a quick question. I had until now thought that I could substitute te pros+acc idea by adding the δε particle to words, as in οικαδε or Αθεναζε (to conjure memorized examples), but I was told today that those expressions are only themselves true, given that they cristalized in that way, and thus remained in use, but that it is generally impossible to ...
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Difference between byzantine and modern greek pronunciation?

I'd like to know if there are differences between the byzantine pronunciation (used in churches) and the modern greek pronunciation. They seem to be the same, but someone has said to me they are different.
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Ancient Greek words for things unknown to ancient Greece?

I don't think this needs a special area. Here or on the composition forum would both be great places for such a discussion. The AKWN site you list is always my first visit when worrying about modern vocabulary. It might be nice to subject his list to unicodification at some point.
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Ancient Greek for practical communication?

That is quite wonderful. And language learning & practising by necessity sounds ideal!
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