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Issues with Athenaze

Hey everyone! I'm using Athenaze to learn Greek, or rather try to learn Greek, and I'm finding that I get lost at certain points. I find it jumps into new declensions without warning in the readings, and almost leaves you to sort out why it changes on your own. I don't know, I'm probably just a bad student. Can anyone recommend what I can do to get this grammar stuff to sink in better? Are ...
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Aoidoi: The Amorous Pig is back!

Some of you will remember me discussing this here some months ago. The poem with commentary is now done.

Dead Adonis.
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Translation Help

I want to use this for a signature for email.
Can anyone help translating into Greek:
The pen is mightier than the sword.

Thanks!
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A Greek Boy at Home

Is anyone here familiar with a book called " A Greek Boy at Home" by WHD Rouse? Is it good? Is it expensive? What is its ISBN?
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H & Q - Unit 1 - Page 36 #8

Hi Everybody,

This is my first post on textkit so I guess I'd better introduce myself before I grill you with my question about H & Q Unit 1.

My name is Matt. About 1 1/2 years ago I was in the shower and had a revelation: I would take Ancient Greek and learn how to read The Iliad in the original language. To my great surprise my friends were not ...
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kathedountai

On Thursday I wasted 4 hours of my life on a 'Klausur Griechisch 12', as did my classmates. :cry:

I so hate translating Lukian, so of course it was a Lukian text we had to translate :-P.

Anyway, this was not a test my teacher had set, but some external board and their commentary was very ...
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a- in English and alpha privativum

Hi, I was just wondering about the a- in the English lanuage, which seems to be used like the Greek alpha privativum. Of course theism and atheism are just the Greek words, but 'atypical', as the opposite of typical, for example seems to be a newer 'invention'. Did this a- come from the Greek alpha privativum?
I'm just a bit confused because 'a-' has 13 meanings in my English etymological dictionary, but the meaning the ...
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Centaur Systems Gramma

Has anyone used the Centaur System Gramma program to learn Greek?

http://www.centaursystems.com/default.html

My son and I are thinking of switching from Koine to the Athenaze book featured in this software, but will miss being able to access the phonetic pronunciation in Strong's Koine dictionary to supplement our current Koine text book.

Has anyone used this software to study Koine??

Do some of the verb and noun drills match up ...
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athenaze groups??

Are there any Athenaze study groups anywhere online??

If not, is anyone interested in starting one??
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simonides verse translation.

hello,

i would like to know the translation in greek of the Simonides Thermopyle epitaph :

Go and tell the Spartans, stranger passing by,
That here, obedient to their laws, we lie.
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