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How old are you?

How old is everyone here? Just wondering...
I'm 17
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Notes on the Greek New Testament

I have just discovered this site, and it looks like a gold mine for anyone interested in NT Greek. Peter Misselbrook has written notes on every book, which include the text, notes on the text, and vocabulary of selected words.
http://www.btinternet.com/~MisPar/GNotes/

Downloads are not too bad ( 1.9mb bor St Luke), and all in pdf format. :D

chrisb
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Greek or Latin first?

I would like to learn the classics in chronological order. My reason is that I want to be able to trace the development of ideas in the order that they appear. To do do that, it seems to me I should learn ancient Greek first. However, I am under the impression that students in the trivium generally learn Latin first and then Greek. I would definitely like to learn both. What are the pros and ...
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A child of Latin

Some of you might be interested to see what happened to Latin after it kicked about in southern France for a millennium: Old Occitan.
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YEAHHHH!!!!

Jonny Wilkinson's late drop goal gives England an exhilarating 20-17 extra-time victory over Australia.

World Cup champions! Image
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"Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum viditur"

Probably most of you have already gotten this through the round of forwards that flood the world, but I thought it was cute; my brother sent me an email with the following "Latin phrases." (I wonder how many of them the ancient Romans actually used?) :lol:

Latin Phrases for all occasions


Impress your friends and relatives, talk to them in Latin. Remember:
"quidquid latine dictum sit altum ...
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Painting Cave Canem

A picture (Vaseul, Musee Garret) by the 19th-century French history painter Jean-Leon Gerome shows a man chained to a wall with the label Cave Canem attached to it. Figures in Roman costume in the background. Who is this? Where is the story?
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Aoidoi.org tries PDF

I've finally found a LaTeX font for Greek which paints nicely in PDF. The one I use to generate the web pages at Aoidoi.org is very attractive, but when turned into PDF goes all furry and nearly impossible to read.

Here's a quick example of how the PDFs will look: 11 lines of Hesiod. Some of the accents may be wrong - the new font uses a different encoding than the old system. Comments on ...
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Jeff's holiday

We haven't heard anything from Jeff on holidays in Sydney. Does this mean he is enjoying himself so much he's forgotten about us? Or did he ignore a shark alert? C'mon Jeff - a postcard? is that too much to ask?

I have just finished my Latin exam this morning and can now get back to posting on Textkit. Not to mention some music practising, cleaning up the house, gardening, talking to husband....
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My one christmas recommendation.

I promise you people solemnly, as my latin people, that if you watch "I'm Alan Partridge" you will laugh 50 times more than you did during, The Life of Brian, let's say, which is to its credit very funny. I'm sure all of you will appreciate this (and perhaps notice his great unique idiosyncrasy, even without hearing his legendary speaking manner):

http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/0718146786.02.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

Thus urge I you, buy these two dvds:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/search-handle-form/202-7197307-1913462

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00007DWNK/ref=sr_aps_dvd_1_2/202-7197307-1913462


I can't make ...
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