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Tutorial Idea

If one of the Greek gurus is able and willing to write a beginners tutorial on conditional clauses, (s)he will be guaranteed at least one reader.
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May I ask why?

Why doesn't Greek have an ablative case? This is going to be quite a challenge indeed, learning this language. :?
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Conversational Greek

Hello, all!

Is there any online resource about conversational Ancient Greek? My searches only yield modern Greek results.

I'm looking for basic stuff like 'hello', 'goodbye', 'how are you', weather, etc. The kind of stuff you might find in one of those little travel books.

Thanks,
Titus Marius Crispus
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Did someone say Greek Composition?

http://www.textkit.com/new.php

Sidgwick's 'Greek Verse Composition' will make it online is a few weeks - sorry - I need to turn my attention to some Latin books next.

jeff
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Suggestions for a Beginner

I've decided to study Greek.





I've also decided to take 6 or 7 college courses and learn as much as I can of about 10 other languages when I have the time/energy to do it. Luckily I'm not working right now :?


..About those 10 languages, I may have cheated a bit, because I counted languages that have so far proven fairly similar to each other, i.e. ...
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H & Q pg. 37 Unit 1 II.1-4/good poetry book

I've been working through the H & Q and would just like to make sure I've got things straight by checking these four English-Greek translations:

1. The god educates the man.

o( qeo\j tou\j a)nqrw/pouj paideu/ei.

2. The man sends Homer's brother to the market.

o( a)/nqrwpoj to\n adelfo\n to\n tou= (Omh/rou ei)j th\n a)gora\n pe/mpei.

3. Man, Homer's brother sends to the gods a gift from the island.

w)= a)/nqrwpe, o( tou= (Omh/rou adelfo\j ...
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Help a Latin-Beginner out !!

I just started learning Greek and have a year of Latin(with an equivalent of 3 years Latin grammar instruction).

My "Greek: an intensive course" just came in yesterday. If you're looking for a Greek learning buddy or some Latin help, I'd be glad to join you.

I'm not from NZ though. I'm over in Texas, USA.
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Word Game in Ancient Greek or What the World Needs Now

Hi All,

I've been thinking about it for some time now and have come to the firm conclusion that the world needs...yes, you guessed it, a word game in ancient greek.

If you can get past my goofy clues, I hope it will be a pleasant distraction.

You can find it at http://www.greekgeek.org. In the left hand, table of contents frame, click on 'The Puzzle'. This will show you ...
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what is the difference between subjuntive and optative ?

could pls anybody give some explaination of the two diffrence mood in general using .it is intimidating when we use those of the moods.
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Okay I'm not taking Greek next year after all

I'm very sad about this because I've been waiting a long time to take this class but I'm trying to be optimistic.

What are your thoughts about independent study? I'm going to have a hectic schedule during school but I really want to learn Greek.
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