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Compound verb?

Hello all,<br /> I've little question that I can't find the answer to, is a)gapw a compound verb a)po+ a)gw or a full verb in its own right?<br />Or put more simply where does the epsilon augment fir in?<br /><br />Thanks,<br />Paul
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ancient Greek and modern Greek

I am curious about how many differences between ancient Greek and modern Greek? and doest it matter that I start learning ancient Greek without any moderon Greek knowledge?<br /><br />thanks form China ;)<br /><br />
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I can't work out this form:

I've come across this sentence :<br /><br />o( Dioge/nej, e)rwthqei\j dia\ ti/ oi( aqlhtai\ anai/sqhtoi/ ei)sin, e)/fh o(/ti kre/asin u(ei/oij kai\ boei/oij a)nw|kodo/mhntai .<br /><br />Could someone parse a)nw|kodo/mhntai for me please?<br /><br /><br />
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Classical Greek Optical Character Recognition

Hi All,<br /><br />Is anyone aware of OCR software capable of processing <br />scanned ancient Greek and generating unicode output?<br /><br />Thanks.<br /><br />Cordially,<br /><br />Paul
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Reading Material after Xenophon?

I'm teaching myself, and I've gotten to where I can read Xenophon pretty well. (Many negative comments on the Anabasis have been stated here but I'm enjoying it quite a lot).<br /><br />Who would be some good authors to try and read next?<br /><br />I was recommended Lysias but I read some on Perseus and found it extremely difficult (It seems to require much specific knowledge about athenian courts, and also because you're getting one ...
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Greek Letter Pronunciations! Please help beginner :(

1. What is the difference between the two theta small letters?<br />2. What is the difference between the two sigma small letters?<br />3. When exactly are accents (acute as I have seen them) put on greek letters? And on which letters?<br />4. How are the W and J sounds made in Greek?<br /><br />Thankyou very much these forums are great :)
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In Need of a Brush-Up

I studied Greek and Latin at school, but that was (agh-hmm) years ago now, and I've found that I've forgotten a lot. Of the books available on this site, which would you most recommend for a brush-up, rather than starting from scratch?
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Xenophon Translation Question

I am in the process of teaching myself ancient Greek. To that end I am translating Xenophon's Ways and Means. I think I understand the syntax of the following sentence but I am not totally sure. Part of my doubt is centred on the exceeding complexity of the syntactical rules that I am citing. To put it another way, I may be over thinking the sentence. Advice or feedback would be greatfully received. Anyway, here ...
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Next Steps after Wheelock

Regardless of your opion of Wheelock, I am just finishing up a year of independent study using this text and am asking for your guidance on next steps. What would the other members of this group recommend as a next step text? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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The C

I note that some Greek text uses the character "c".<br /><br />What is "c"?<br /><br />Thanks<br /><br />Aprotosimaki
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