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Greek and Latin pronunciation

An interesting site with an inspiring introductory essay. It appears to have several sources on Latin and Greek pronunciation as well. I haven't really checked it out a lot but it looks to be a very good site. It was originally mentioned in a very old post by duglasius.<br /><br />http://www.rhapsodoioralgreekandlatin.org/
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demo a script written by Jeff

ok, this is VERY off topic - and those who 'know' me realize I don't usually discuss too much about my non-Textkit life in the forum.<br /><br />BUT - i could use your help.<br /><br />I have written a web application that needs evaluating and debugging. This application is a web script that can be installed and customized and its meant to promote home plans for the residential home building industry. The script is in ...
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Just curious: who among you ever tried to learn, or learned Elvish of Tolkien? Quenya or Sindarin?<br /><br />(LoTR was on the cable TV last night ;D)
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Hello all,<br /><br /> I'm new to this forum. just a quick hello of introduction, I live in Dayton Oh. Hope allare well.
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Dear Jeff

If I work on getting the Oxford Latin Dictionary into public domain, will you scan it? ??? I really want it, but it costs a fortune, $300 US :'(
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Language Heritage

When my brother studied Russian, he said that the only reason it was possible for him to learn it is because we have Russian ancestors. <br /><br />Does anyone else here find that learning languages that your ancestors might have spoken is easier than the languages that they probably didn't? By 'ancestors', I wouldn't go farther back than great-grandparents, I think. <br /><br />I did find French to be easier than Latin or Greek, ...
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The most vapid, but (for me) entertaining POLL..

I would have included more languages, however, most here are only just reasonably familiar with these five languages or fewer. Feel free to add any language which you deem to be more difficult than those listed above.<br /><br />I personally think Latin to be substantially more difficult than Greek. Perhaps because, while learning Greek, I have the benefit of having learned the major grammatical concepts already in my Latin studies. Greek is so shapely, ingratiating, ...
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Orpheus cult

A couple of days ago, I've finished Plato's republic(translated version, of course, my greek is not that good. :-\) and to my surprise there was somewhat detailed description of the afterworld. <br />It is not a big deal that I was a little disappointed that Plato relies on the judgement after death for the argument why justice is good after the long discussion that sounded as if he was to prove the goodness of justice ...
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The Sound of Ancient Greek - Classical Pronunciation

The Sound of Ancient Greek - Classical Pronunciation<br /><br />Sound clips of excerpts from Homer(Iliad), Aeschylos(Agamemnon), and Plato(Symposion).<br /><br />I don't know whether it's the most plausible sample. Just the longest I picked up in the web surfing.<br /><br />Also try the "visit-also's" there ; Ancient Greek Music and Homeric Singing.
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