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JWW exercises, para 519, 520, 521, 528, 529, 530

Thank you++ Skylax for your last comments and corrections.
Herewith some further answer suggestions..

519
1 ask (the) guide, who will lead you back
2 he was marching on through Phrygia one day?s journey to an inhabited, pleasant and large city
3 they had cattle which they sacrificed to Zeus the preserver
4 if I shall accomplish (the objects) for which I am taking the field, I will lead you back home
5 after this, ...
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JWW exercises, para 497, 499, 503, 504, 505, 509, 510, 511

next set of answer suggestions from JWW..

cordially

497
1 I had fine omens, O men, when offering sacrifices
2 it is now possible, for those who have been saved to proceed
or (?) it is now possible, since they have been saved, for them to proceed
3 although they feared the way, they followed
4 let us send men who will capture the heights
5 although they alone had been left behind, they were ...
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JWW exercises, para 473, 475, 479, 481, 489, 491

further offering of suggested answers..

473
1 the others say they would be willing (original words: bouleuso/meqa)
2 he said a Greek was shot on the right (orig: 3Ellhn toceu/qhn e0pi\...)
3 he declares to me that he would prove to be a faithful friend
(orig: fi/loj kai\ pisto/j genh/somai)
4 they were angry at Xenophon, thinking that they were/had been harmed by him
(orig: a0dikh/qhmen u9p ) au0tou=)
5 indeed I say that either ...
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JWW exercises, para 440, 442, 450, 452, 463, 463

suggested translations - comments, corrections gratefully received

440
1 but I-was/they-were spending the darics on you
2 the same equipment is (both) for you and us
3 at the side of your tent the soldier was splitting wood with an axe
4 for I consider you to be friends to (of) me/to be my friends
5 but by the gods I for my part will not pursue them
6 therefore it seems to me not ...
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Pages still missing....

well I have seen that the problem of missing pages had already been discussed here, so I thought it will be ok for my downloaded file. But as I went though it today morning, I found the missing pages are not yet added in, and pp.173-188 are also strangely disappeared...
can anyone help correcting it?
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JWW exercises, para 417, 419, 423, 425, 430, 432

a few more suggested renderings...

417
1 if you (sing.) want/need, go to the mountain
2 let the Greeks be gathered in the plain
3 do not send for the boats
4 urge Tissaphernes to send necklaces to the rulers with (and) bracelets and garments
5 let him proceed with the sword in his right hand
6 buy the supplies and accompany (us)
7 therefore go immediately with Cyrus to the market-place for the sake ...
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JWW exercises, para 390, 392, 397, 399, 410, 412

some suggested translations

390
1 how should I make the battle/engagement?
2 if I should hear the name of this man, I should/would avenge myself (on him)
3 there was a danger that the satrap would/might molest/annoy the Greeks
4 if the Greeks should conquer the barbarians, it would be well
5 therefore I would not wonder if the enemy should try to follow them
6 they were all afraid that Clearchus might take vengeance-on/punish ...
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JJW exercises, Para 42 Nos. 1 - 5

Okay. Here goes my first stab, both at Greek, as well as using the SPIonic fonts....

1. h9me/ra=j makra=j
2. stratia| mi=kra|
3. e)n agopa|
4. h( xw/ra= mi=kra= h0=n
5. oiki/a=n mi=kra=n e)/xei


Thanks all.

Mark :)
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Posting Greek answers...

Is there an FAQ I should be looking at?

Can I post my answers here (specifically, ex 42)?

If so, what encoding do I use?

Thanks, and sorry if this is newbie cluelessness; I will put on my asbestos suit....

Mark
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JWW exercises, para 366, 368, 375, 377, 383, 385

encore des suggestions...

366
1 if he should do these things/this, we would withdraw
2 if we should/were-to provide/supply a market-place, you would have both food and wine
3 if we should win, he would not plunder the country
4 he would have worthy friends, if they should have the weapons
5 if I should lead them back to Greece again, they would justly give thanks
6 if it should seem best to/for the footmen ...
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