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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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JWW exercises, para 342, 344, 350, 352, 357, 359

further suggested solutions...

342
1 if he injures/wrongs the soldiers, we will not wish to follow
2 they fear that you might attempt to do harm to the friends of Cyrus
3 if we overcome them, all will follow
4 we ask/let-us-ask the messenger if he has the silver/money
5 he fears that they may try to bring back the fugitives/exiles
6 he will speak publicly that he may show to all what he has ...
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JWW exercises, para 319, 321, 328, 330, 336, 338

further translation suggestions...

319
1 if we supply a market place, you will have the necessary goods
2 if he does not do these things, he will be doing wrong
3 if they (will) withdraw, Cyrus will not honour them
4 if you make him a friend, it will help/he will assist (you)
5 if we conquer, he will not ravish the country
6 therefore if you send him to Cyrus, you will have ships ...
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JWW exercises, para 283, 285, 293, 295, 309, 311

some further translation suggestions -

283
1 the river is called Maiandros
2 the commander was waging an unjust war
3 you are treating the friends of Cyrus badly
4 for the soldiers used-to-love these rulers more than the others
5 Proxenos was not being wronged by Cyrus
6 you were ravaging the country of the satrap
7 with (the) shouting they create fear in the horses
8 again Cyrus asked, ?Was-I/were-they harming the man?? ...
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JWW exercises, para 256, 258, 265, 267, 276, 278

256
1 and in the tents there were shields
2 and there is a Persian army in the park
3 therefore I/they give thanks to the gods for victory
4 the satrap has destroyed this bridge in the night
5 those men/they were hostile to this old man
6 immediately they went to the mouth of the river
7 with the gods there are fine hopes of victory for the army
8 there were birds ...
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JWW exercises, para 223, 225, 236, 238, 246, 248

some further translation attempts...

223
1. indeed we have well been on our guard against him
2. the army has been led against the middle of the enemy
3. the enemy have been gathered and drawn up together
4. Artaxerxes had made ready for war
5. these soldiers have been well drawn up
6. I have gladly obeyed this captain
7. this general had posted on the left
8. the generals had been brought to/into ...
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