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iliad line 28

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pharr... how much should i be picking up?

Geia sas!

im 16 yrs old living in Australia, but am of greek ethnicity and speak modern greek... i have a simple question about pharr and any greek text book really...

how much should i be picking up?

im up to chapter 20 (participles) and am really enjoying my work so far on the iliad but i still 'feel' that i dont have a proper 'complete' understanding on topics covered in the past 2 or ...
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Pharr group... let's join in!

I would like to join this new group. I am a university researcher in the field of biochemistry but I remeber my classical studies with pleasure and can still read ancient greek and translate but I wouls also like to improve and broaden my knowledge.
Thanks for consideration

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'te' line 13 of Iiliad

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Optative in Iliad 3:216

ἀλλ' ὅτε δὴ πολύμητις ἀναΐξειεν Ὀδυσσεύς,

I am trying to understand the meaning of the optative ἀναίξειεν but I am failing miserably.
Isn't Antenor (or however his name is supposed to be Englished) just recounting an event of the past?
I would have expected an aorist indicative.
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Reading course in Homeric Greek

Has anyone got this book? Its by )Raymond V. Schoder and Vincent C. Horrigan, I just bought it on eBay, could anyone say anything about it>?
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Iliad 3:195

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pronouncing letter Z

hi everybody!!!
if my english seems to be rough, excuse me, it is.

my question
in the phonetics guide of this book there is written that ZETA is pronounced like ZD in Ahura-MaZDa

but, i'm sorry, is that TRUE?
as i think now, it is not!!!!

is that situation common in english tradition of pronouncing AncientGreeek? or, may be, contemporary people do not pronounce this letter so?
lo que pasa es que in our (soviet ...
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