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At what rate should I learn Greek?

I am currently studying Latin in college and I intend to learn Greek independently. I just ordered a copy of Anne Groton's "From Alpha to Omega".

At what speed should I be going through these lessons? Unfortunately, I am busy with Latin and other classes so I can't devote all my studies to Greek. I thought that if I did about one lesson per week I could finish the 50-lesson book within a year. This ...
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Iliad recitation

I've finally managed to sit down and take a few minutes to record a part (I.1-73) of the Iliad. Here it is. Like a true αοιδός, I recited it from memory, which is why I only went to line 73- that's all I know straight through from the beginning (though I know a few more lines after that). I've read up to line 125 or so in Pharr, though I need to go back over ...
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Plato - where to start?

Hi all,

just a quick query - i'd like to start reading Plato but I've no idea with which book. I've previously gone through the apology. Any ideas?

As far as difficulty goes I'm not too concerned. I'm trying to really study this, as compared to read it. I intend to really analyse the text, almost like an Aoidoi commentary. I've been doing this with a number of latin and greek texts lately and find ...
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where i can got the greek pronunciation online?

I am a trainee and learning anicent greek by myself. Could you recommend any websites where I can listen to the lessons or the lettle's pronunciation?
i think that can help me to improve my level.
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Pronunciation of Iota Subscript

Just wondering: is it permissable to pronounce the iota subscript?

Also, not being the most computer literature person in the world, I still need help with this font problem. I've been pointed in the right direction, I think, have been unable to find the right options to make the problem go away.
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Help! Typing and viewing Greek fonts on the internet

Hello there; I am a newcomer to the Textkit community, and I am hoping that I can find help with two problems I'm having.

1) I want to type in polytonic Greek; as per the "Sticky" thread, I enabled polytonic Greek, and can achieve the full range of symbols with the Palatino Linotype font when using email, MS Word, or Notepad. Unfortunately, I cannot post the accented characters to the web; only the unaccented ones. ...
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Perihelion -- perelion?

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Classical Greek Vocabulary Cards from Vis-ed

Has anyone used this set of Classical Greek vocabulary cards before? I've always made my own cards in the past when studying other languages, but I was thinking of trying this set or trying to find a computer program for easily making cards. In short, I'm lazy and am tired of writing out cards--and my handwriting stinks. :)
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Does anyone know if there are online versions of the Greek translation passages featured in Athenaze? I'd like to check the accuracy of some of my readings, but can't seem to find the proper resources.
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