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Fora or Mailing Lists in Ancient Greek

Are you aware of any online fora or mailing lists where conversations are held in Ancient Greek?
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How to say a name in Greek?

From what I have gathered so far in my studies, I have found that personal names are even different in Greek. My name is John which is different in Greek. How would you say "Audra" in Greek? Would it be any differnt?

That is my wife's name by the way!
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LXX versions

I know this may be a little off topic, somewhat. But I have just ordered Brentons LXX. I do know of Rahlfs, which is supposed to be really good. But does anyone know if there is much differents in the texts? I know Rahlfs has more variants then Brentons, and Brenton also has an English translation beside the Greek. But is the texts pretty much exact as far as the Greek text goes. The Brenton ...
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"A Reader's Greek New Testament

Hey everyone, how's it going? I was wondering if anyone has had the chance to read this version of the New Testament, and can give me an opinion on it's "goodness?" I read some reviews off Amazon.com, which didn't seem to encouraging, but was just wondering what everyone else thought. thanks

John
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Why Greek?

I hope this is in the right forum...if not please feel free to move it to where it belongs (other than the trash can :) )

Why study Greek? For me, that is...

I am going to be starting my MDiv in about a year and the Sr. Pastor wants me (very strongly wants me) to take the MDiv route rather than Biblical Studies as he wants ...
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SPIonic in MS Excel

I'm using Excel to keep a list of words that I'm learning. I'd like to have Excel sort the list alphabetically, and wonder if anyone has already worked out how to do this. I think I'd write a macro to generate a number to sort on (this could be different for different fonts), but don't want to reinvent the wheel.
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H & Q Unit 8 Greek to English

I’m having trouble with this sentence from H & Q Unit 8, I.13:

a)reth/ toi to\ pa=san xw/ran sw|=zon, w=) ge/ron.

a)reth/ nominative feminine singular = virtue

to\ sw|=zon neuter singular article and present participle (presumably accusative since we already have a nominative feminine) = saving

pa=san xw/ran accusative feminine singular and adjective, presumably object of sw|=zon = the whole country

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what original texts are u reading at the moment?

it'd be interesting to know what everyone here is working through at the moment, and why you've chosen those particular texts :)

as well as working through pharr with the beginners mailing list here, i'm working through poets from the different greek dialects, to get comfortable in each.

pindar: working through the olympians. i've scanned the lot using the schemas in the French Academy's Pindar volumes and ...
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a ride?

Pheidippides is said to have run at about 23 rides and hour when he dashed through the Marathon plateau to get the news of Greek victory over Persians to Athens. A ride is said to be 4 stadia, which is in turn 6 plethra(if I remember it correctly). I read this from an college physics textbook(Halliday & Resnick) and tried to find out what a ride is in Greek, but I couldn't find one. A ...
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A short sentence in READING GREEK~

o)/zousi xau(=tai presbe/wn ei)s ta/s po/leis o)zu/tata.

It is from a textbook READING GREEK.I can't understand it because of such word "xau(=tai" .I've no idea about it's accidence.

Can u help me to analyze it?

Thank u very much.
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