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Accentuation, encore.

Hello,

Your assistance, nevertheless cherished, was of terrible perplexity.
I am of sorrow to be as austere, and yet would rather prefer translating a passage from my French textbook, whereof a precise, pertinent elucidation would be highly valued:

" Rule of a long accentuated penult

When a word must, for any reason (accent of nominatif nouns,
accentuation of conjugated verbs, accentuation of certain
infinitives/participles), be accentuated on the penult and when that
penult is long: ...
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Accentuation.

Hello,

I have started learning ancient greek two months ago, having already acquired quite a thorough understanding of Latin grammar and having practised both reading and composition.

I would like to pose, however, a simple question, hoping to clarify a rather simple affair, I imagine, concerning Greek accentuation.
I am, yet, acquainted only with the second declension and the first conjugation.
The rules for the accent re-positioning in the case of first conjugation verbs, are, ...
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"man-counselling mind"

"of the man-counselling mind"

an adjective used of Clytemnestra I believe. I'm using it in an essay to refer to the masculine women of tragedy, but I'd like to have the original greek word.

Can anyone help ?
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The declension of Love

Does anyone know the declension of )/Erwj?

Thanks in advance!
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Potential Optative Clause with Relative Pronoun?

Hi,

From Plato's Apology, 34b6,

Ei0=en dh/, w)= a)/ndrej: a(\ me\n e)gw\ e)/xoim0 a)\n a)pologei=sqai, sxedo/n e)sti tau=ta kai\ a)/lla i)/swj toiau=ta.

Can I call the first clause in the sentence above a potential optative with a neuter accusative plural relative pronoun (a(/)?

My traslation: "Very well, men; that (tau=ta) is about all, and more perhaps of the same kind (toiau=ta), which (a(/) I could/ have to offer in (my) defence."

Thank you.

~PeterD
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JACT Reading Greek

Hello all!

What do you guys think about the JACT Reading Greek book? I am interested in learning Greek and somebody suggested this series. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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answer key to Young

Does anyoneknow if an answer key to
Richard Allen Young's,
Intermediate New Testament Greek: A Linguistic
and Exegetical Approach, Broadman & Holman, 1995 is available?
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Descriptions of the Greek Individual Verbal Systems

Hi,

I just purchased on ebay Henri van de Laar's Description of the Greek Individual Verbal Systems; publication year 2000; brand new hardcover. The price was reasonable for $39 (there are only two copies in stock on amazon and it retails for $81; none at abebooks). It's a linguistic text. According to the description, "the author attemtps to assemble the first description of the possible inflexions found for each verb that Greek inherited from PI-European ...
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Attic Greek Textbook

Are any of the Textbooks on Textkit.com ATTIC Greek? I know many are New Testament Greek but I need to learn Attic Greek?
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Manuscripts and Homer

Hi Everyone!

I was wondering if anyone has found any pictures of the manuscripts of Greek authors on the web?

Also the variant readings to the beginning of the Illiad, does anyone have any idea where I might find this?

Thanks,

Dean
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