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Infrastructure for White-a Study Group

Hi,

If you intend to join the white-a group, please PM me a preferred userID, assuming you have one.

I need to create userIDs so that participants can use the GAGLS software for posting/viewing/editing their lessons.

Thank you.

Cordially,

Paul

PS: please include your textkit 'handle' as well
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imperfect and aorist?

hello everyone

I am a little confused over the imperfect and the first aorist tense. The example in the white book for imperfect is 'I loosed' (I can see how 'I was loosing' suggests continuance) ,this is the same as the example for aorist 'I loosed'. How would you distinguish between the two, i can see the greek spelling is different but how would you distinguish it within an english sentance? just for reference! I ...
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Any study groups for White's First Greek book starting?

Hi all,

I am new to this site and am interested in the idea of a study group. I am just now downloading White's First Greek book and am wondering if there may be any interest in a study group for Greek newbies like myself. I would love an opportunity to learn with others on the same level as myself to share support and insight. Also to vent when needed.

Thanks,

Shawn
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 653, 654, 656

My ongoing thanks to Skylax!

Attempted answers to Ex's in lesson LXX

653
1. I wonder that Cyrus has nowhere shown himself / hasn’t shown himself anywhere
2. Orders had been given to appear courageously before/to the cavalry
3. And hearing this, he became exceedingly agitated, and asked whether they had already given a decision/made an answer
4. The cavalry have been scattered
5. Most of the dispersed had been brought/collected together
6. Clearchus was ...
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i am new here :b

i like learning languages and i started to learn greek this month. however, i can't get more learning materials except the website: http://langintro.com/greek/ and a greek-english / english-greek dictionary of lexion.
i hope to learn greek and i do want to learn it well. can anyone here give me a hand? :oops:
thank you so much.
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 645, 646, 647

Thank you Skylax for your help again..
xa/rin o0fei/lw soi\ eu0nousta/tw| o1nti

645
1. The Greeks were both near and drawn up in line of battle
2. For the army had been drawn apart/separated
3. He heard/learned that a ditch had been dug through the field
4. I have gladly obeyed this man
5. They say Cyrus was promised much gold by the seer
6. There also followed others from the Persians, to the number ...
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 639, 640, 641

more trial answers....

639
1. We have thrown the other things into the fire.
2. Therefore, let thanks be (given) to the gods, for the enemy have not harmed us
3. They supposed the snow had thawed; and it had thawed on account of a spring that was in a nearby ravine
4. They said that Cyrus might have killed off the King
5. He said they had left the place in flight
6. For ...
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 630, 631, 632

suggested solutions to exercises in lesson LXVII
all corrections gratefully recieved, as always

630
1. He heard that the general had triremes
o9 strathgo\j trih/reij e1xei
2. We have sent soldiers to burn the fodder
3. They say that he/they have reported to the King matters from the Greeks
ta\ para\ tw~n79Ellh/nwn basilei= a0phgge/lkasin .. h1 .. a0ph/ggelken
4. All those present have held up their hands
5. You have destroyed the land
6. When ...
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 616, 617, 618

answer suggestions for ex's in lesson LXVI

616
1. He led twenty horsemen, and coming forward asked where he might see the generals
2. On the fourth day I/they fled into the stronghold
3. And a reward (of) more than three minas was owed to the soldiers
4. For if we (at) once withdrew/distanced-ourselves two or three days’ journey, the enemy will not follow us
5. Indeed in such a manner did five generals, having ...
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 611, 612, 613

sfo/dra eu0xaristw~ soi, Sku/lac

Some suggested answers to exercises in chapter LXV

611
1. The Greek army fell upon the barbarians/Persians
2. He said that he should flee: fu/goimi a1n
3. All his friends are choosing to die fighting for Cyrus
4. For I have triremes so that I (can) capture the boat of those men/their boat.
5. It seems Clearchus was born a warlike man/became a man skilled in war:
Kle/arxoj a0nh\r polemiko\j e0ge/neto ...
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