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Plato Commentary?

Are there any good plato commentaries? (of course, of the greek texts) I want to just jump straight into one of his easier works. I have finished an intensive greek corse at cornell u so my grammar and vocabulary is a bit shakey so something easy is in order. Also, Lidell Scott intermediate is the standard dictionary correct?
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First Greek Writer Key

I can not seem to find this PDF, though the First Greek Writer seems to assume its existence. Google can find the old page that had the download link on it, but it's dead.

Anyone have any help?
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Caption for picture

I had this posted in the koine board but did not get a reply.
I am kind of curious so I am trying here. :)

A member of our Greek club is moving away so I want to give him a picture of our little group with a little caption.
I am considering "Learning the Greek Language" -> μανθάνειν Ἑλληνικήν γλῶσσαν or μανθάνειν Ἑλληνικην διάλεκτον. I am ...
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Plato Help

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Iota adscript


This is a bit of an odd, unimportant question, but I just realized that the texts I have that use the iota adscript accent the first vowel of a long vowel + iota diphthong, so ῶι e.g. instead of ωῖ. My first question is whether this is in fact the convention for all texts that use the iota subscript. And second, why is it done this way? I was under the impression that the ...
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verbal adjectives

I understand the usage of these adjectives and the constructions in which they are used; furthermore, I see that their usage is nearly identical to the usage of the gerundive in Latin. What is the equivalent of a verbal adjective in English?
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vocabulary list

I have finished Hansen and Quinn's Greek course and feel I am competent in Attic Grammar and syntax, but my vocabulary is extremely limited. Does anyone know where I can find a substantial vocabulary list online?
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New Testament Greek for Beginners Group Starting

To One And All--
This is to inform the membership that a new Greek group will be starting on August 17 at 8 p.m. GMT-5 (EST). We will be using Machen's, New Testament Greek for Beginners', yet we will also be using a number of internet resources for our study of Greek. PDFs of individual lessons of Machen will be available at our web site for those who do not have a text.
The ...
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what is a vowel?

i mean, in general.

are vowels distinguished from consonants on purely acoustic (phonetic?) grounds? i think this would imply that the same sounds would be considered vowels in any language. or, instead of the intrinsic acoustic properties of the sound, is it a function of how those sounds are articulated physiologically (realizing, of course, that there could be a close connection between the manner of articulation & the nature of the sound that results)? or, ...
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