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Aoidoi.org: Hesiod describes winter, Erga 504-535

Hesiod's Works and Days isn't high on most people's reading list having as it does a reputation for being a farming manual. It's a lot more like what biblical scholars would call wisdom literature, but there is discussion about the timing of farming tasks. At one point he makes a digression to describe winter which is one of the more charming of his set pieces.

Winter (ll.504-535).
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Excersizes With a Key

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Meaning Question

I'm kind of curious if anyone knows the meaning of the name "Evenor/Euenor" from Plato's Critias dialogue...?
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"an" with the participle

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H&Q Unit 2

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question about forms.

Greek 101 is next year. I picked up a copy of crosby schaffer and will go through that with Athenize next year to cement my understanding. After a cursory examination of the first chapter I have a question.

In latin the Albative takes all of the cases dealing with time when, place from which, et cetera. In greek the same concepts take the dative. Why? If (and I am assuming here) the dative in greek ...
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Xairete all,

I would like to let everyone know about Anamathêtês,
a list intended for those who want to learn (or re-learn) ancient Greek.


We are about to start another study section for beginners over on
Anamathetes, and I have some new things to report.

This group began in 2003, but has gone through a few format
changes since then, which we hope will make things better for ...

compound verbs

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H&Q Unit 1

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Studying Plato

I have taken a year of ancient greek in college and now have decided to study Plato on my own. I want to begin reading "The Apology".
I am an American but I am very fluent in modern Greek having lived there several years. I also took 3 yrs of german in College.
What is the best way for learning Plato's dialogues in Greek? I am 50 yrs old now and I think that my ...
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