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howdy all. my name is charlie and i am 50 yrs old. i have been trying to learn greek for some time now. i have a pretty good selection of books that i am currently using, but am having trouble memorizing all the various terms. i am absolutely fascinated with the greek new testament and look forward to learning from all you guys in here. any insight is greatly appreciated.
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new member writing sci-fi with some Latin words

Hi. I'm currently writing a sci-fi series of books set in the year 4017 that includes a ressurected Roman Empire. I'd like to include some Latin terms and titles for added realism. I'll post specific requests for help seperately.

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Introductory Post

Hello (I guess I should write Salvete),

I have been reading this site for some time but have never posted before. I am nearing the end of Wheelock's textbook and so in a couple of months will be looking for a good selection of Latin texts to read. I'll describe my studies and ask for some advice in a topic where it would be appropriate.

I have always been interested in the ancient world and ...
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Introducing myself - and about Old French

Dear all,

I have come to our Textkit forum nearly 1 year ago. And until now, it is still my great base for my Latin - Classical Greek learning. I am very interested in studying Old Language. I would like to send my grateful words to all of you - my brothers and supporters, from the bottom of my heart

Beside, I just started to study Old French, it seems ...
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Typing Greek alphabet

Perhaps this is already on another thread- can someone give basic instructions on typing the alphabet and accent marks? thanks

Using windows 8.1 and IE11
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Hello everyone,

I have looked at many threads on this forum for a long time without an account. I was taking Latin in school at the time, and I found that I had a passion for foreign languages in general. I didn't need any help, I was simply curious how people were learning Latin without a teacher. I found this one guy on YouTube, Deka Glossai, who read hundreds of pages of Latin and had ...
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Future of Textkit


it has been noticed that Jeff Tirey, the founder of Textkit, could not be contacted for some time, which has some problematic side effects. The reason for this may be simply that he is too busy with work. However, the possibility of serious repercussions up to and including the demise of Textkit itself, cannot be excluded.

Please use this thread to:

  • report attempts (hopefully successful) to contact Jeff,
  • discuss alternatives in case of ...
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A Salutation

Paul Derouda has many times urged me to join this forum, but my self-criticism has thus far been too high. I now try to lower it, though hopefully not too much. I major in Latin and minor in Greek, and have a smattering of a few other languages I have taken classes in. Sanskrit and Persian are—in addition to Latin and Greek—particularly close to my heart.

My native language is Finnish, which will explain the ...
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My name is Evan Kramer. I'm new to the board. I am currently enrolled at the University of Iowa as a double major in Classics and Philosophy and hope that this board will enable me to better sharpen my Latin and Greek.
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Problem posting

I tried to post twice (once in Open Board and once in Learning Greek) but none of my posts have appeared.
Is there some problem with the server or with my account?
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