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Please help me!

It is difficult to translate. Probably, there is pronunciation in polish. What's that mean : "Endeksa linakorda an expekta platinia " Please help!!
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Iliad A, 48

Hi all

Please consider the following from the Iliad, A, 48:

e(/zet' e)/peit' a)pa/neuqe new=n, meta\ d' i)o\n e(/hken

My question is: what is the aspect of e(/zet'? Aorist or imperfective?

:)
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Easy little texts?

Hæjó,
I'm looking for easy (and printable) little texts, not homeric poetry, to begin with.
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Where to start with Koine?

Hello,

I'm 13 and I want to read biblical Greek. I already know how hard learning another language is because of Japanese. I reached Kanji (AKA hell) and thought about where I was ever going to use Japanese in my life. Soon after, I quit Japanese and thought about Hebrew, Latin, and Greek.

Now because of my religion, I'm going to learn Hebrew and Greek. I heard Greek is much easier to learn so I ...
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How do I pronounce this word...

It's is the Imperfect Indicative Active of plan

I was planning

e)bou/leuon


I think it's something like

eboole-u-on

eh-boo-leh-ü-on


It's the euo
part that's causing me problems...
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Greek Word Look Up

Hi All,

I need help with the definiton of a word. It is e0nkatabai/nw and the form is
e0gkate/ba. Hope someone can help.

Dean
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Poetic Meter Inquiry

As one who is completely tone deaf, cannot hum even the simplest nursery ryhme in tune, and has absolutely no sense of rythm - I cannot grasp greek poetics meters in the slightest.

Anyway, I memorized the following english poem: Lepanto, by GK Chesterton. The poem is kind of epic like, and definitely seems to have a meter and rythm of some sort. If someone would care to take a peek, is there anything in ...
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if you've worked through a grk tragedy...

this will seem funny, otherwise it will just seem bizarre. i like the (famous) stichomythia interruption bit. i've seen this before but only just found it online now. :)

Housman's 'fragment of Greek tragedy'
http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/gretah ... v/sg11.htm
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Prometheus Bound line 250 (syntax/meaning?)

hello

I have trouble with this line,I hope somehere will enlighten me -

Promêtheus
thnêtous g' epausa mê proderkesthai moron.

I'd translate it this way -mind you, english is not my first language:

I made mortals realize their fatal destiny.
or
I brought to an end mortals' unawareness of their fatal destiny.


Thing is, the translations I saw - the one on perseus and one by Thoreau
have the exact opposite meaning:

the one goes ...
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divide and conquer

A couple of threads could have been running there with this title but unfortunately I cannot locate one.

I was looking for a Greek quote that says "divide and conquer". Perseus search gave me a couple of possible cognate ideas bu t not the exact quotation. It is mentioned that Pillippus II the father of Alexander the Great regarded it an important strategem. But I couldn't find it said in Greek as it is nicely ...
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