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Proper Names

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ἀνέθεσαν What is it?

What is the last word at the end of 1.134 in Thucydides
I can not figure out what this is or what form it is.

Thank you.
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Trying to start new Pharr group

Interested? Please reply to the thread on the Pharr forum.

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Sir Willam Smith

Is there an answer key to the lessons of the First Course?
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CUNY Greek Institute--Former Students?

If you have attended CUNY's Greek Institute, I would be interested in hearing any thoughts you might have to share about the program.


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Classical Greek Conversation books

Chaírete, ô phíloi! I was wondering if there exsisted some book not unlike John Traupman's Conversational Latin but for the Ancient Greek language. Egnóete toiûton tò bíblion?
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English-to-Greek Motto Translation Question

I'm working on trying to translate the motto for my fraternity chapter into Classical Greek for our crest, but I'm having issues considering that I've only been trained formally in Latin :lol:

I'm hoping for a literal translation, and I've spoken with a friend but she can't seem to figure out a translation for the word "Loyalty" and doesn't have a G-E dictionary. Anybody want to give ...
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Poll: The importance of pronunciation for beginners.

I am a new student of Ancient Greek. I am interested in reading poetry as well as prose in this language. I am bewildered though by the complex discussions of pronunciation and linguistic evidence that seem to be the norm regarding the pronunciation of it. So my question is, as interesting and worthwile as these discussions may be, how valuable is it for me to actually try to understand this before proceeding to more grammatical ...
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Best Attic Greek Grammar?

Hi - I am currently working in Homeric Greek, but plan to jump into Attic Greek in the fall of 2007 after I have finished Pharr's book. I am building a library of Attic Greek books, and I am thinking Greek Grammar by Herbert Weir Smyth and Gordon M. Messing (ISBN: 0674362500) is the way to go.

Does anyone think there is a better grammar out there that is still in print? I simply want ...
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