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does anyone know if there is a cursive scipt for Greek?
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Questions on pronunciation, metric feet.

Hello, friends!

I beg your attention for some doubts that have been born out of my recent incursions in Ancient Greek pronunciation. Having been won over by the rhetoric of the many essays and posts urging the use of musical pitches in reading (something diametrically opposite to what I am being taught), I come to you for help. I have two questions, both of which I humbly bring to your knowledge and wisdom!

1. I ...
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Aoidoi: Theocritus 13

Another middle-sized poem, Theocritus 13: Hylas. I've been interested in the scholia recently, even before I got my copy of Dickey's new book, so in addition to the poem I have a transcription from Wendel's edition (via Google) of the scholia for this poem: scholia in Theocritum vetera: 13.

I had hoped to have this poem ready in October, which marked Aoidoi.org's fifth birthday, but this was one of the trickier poems I've worked on. ...
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reading book

I would like to know if anyone here has used "Reading Greek: Text and Vocabulary" from the Joint Association fo Classical Teachers.
I looked it up on Amazon and "looked inside", seems like it would make fine suppliment to my Athenaze.


Can anyone recommend other good reading books to suppliment Athenaze?
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Greek clothing

I'm looking for historical evidences that relate to daily clothing of ancient Greeks. I can't find much more in the websites or library.
Please give me any suggestion or links (website, author, primary sources, etc)!
Thank you.
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how many of you keep diaries, write short stories, essays ect in Greek?
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Future conditional clauses


(This is much longer than I was expecting it to be when I started, so bear with me.)

I got Rijksbaron's "The Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek" the other day, and as I was reading it, I was surprised by what he had to say about conditional clauses referring to the future, since it conflicted what I had thought from before, and after not being able to figure things out ...
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Greek name origens.

Just wondering....

is the name Odysseus derived from odous?(if so why did it loose the aspiration?)

Does the name Homer derive from the word for "hostage"(I think I heard that on a PBS show once)?
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