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I was wondering would it help me if I took my greek from athenaze and translated it to latin and then back to english?
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Greek, Örberg and Others

My Italian Athénaze (the 'Örberg version') has finally arrived! It really is an enhancement. But there's competition. Chapter 1 of 'Thrasýmachus' by Peckett and Munday had me in stitches on Page 1. Moi, a beginner, READING GREEK and LAUGHING (!???!). After all those scarey lists and charts and tables and paradigms. :cry: I can only compare it to the kick I got reading some ...
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English to Greek dictionary

Which is the best Engish to Greek dictionary available that is still in print?
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Learning Vocabulary

I'm new to learning Greek and my professor is going through our book very quickly. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to learn new vocabulary efficiently?
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How to pronounce eta?

A beginner's quandary:

In older textbooks, some say eta should be pronounced "ee" as in "meet", others "ey" as in "whey" (why they bring Little Miss Tuffet into this I have no idea. I assume it's the same "ey" as in "they" or "ay" in "way"). Still others say epsilon and eta equate to short and long Latin "e".

More recent courses stipulate the "ai" sound in "hair" or the second e in French "élève" ...
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Non-Being and Not

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definition of Κλεος

hello all. I have to write a short explanation of Κλεος for my survey of classical literature class. We're reading the Odyssey (in translation. I know I know but hey I just started first year greek.). I looked up the word in l Liddle and Scott's and they said it corresponded to Fama. My question is How closely does the idea of reputation hang to Κλεος? Is it as tightly bound up as the Latin ...
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Part One

How does one say, Part One, as for a title of the first part of something? e.g., The Iliad, Part One. Meros Prwtov, Prwta monas, Meris Eva, Meros Evov, or what?
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What's new in Reading Greek second edition?

Does anybody know what's new in this second edition (July 2007)? I know that there are still 2 volumes, but vocabulary comes in the text volume and grammar+exercises (now printed in colors) form another volume. But concerning the texts, are the some changes?

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