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Erik introduces himself.

Hi,

I'm a phd fellow in Rhetoric at Uppsala University.

I have become interested in attic greek through my interest in contemporary rhetoric and continental philosophy, two fields that rely heavily on ancient greek thinking. I have especielly become interested in the reception and reinvention of a few specific ancient concepts and how their new uses relate to the way these concepts are used in the ancient sources.

My struggle with getting a better grasp ...
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Over Thirty Years Ago: An Introduction

Greetings from Arlington, Massachusetts!

I studied Ancient Greek back in what seems an eternity ago, 1979-80, at the College of Wooster in Ohio. If I recall correctly, I had three quarters worth: in the first quarter we used what must have been a very early version of the Luschnig text (I recall that it was bound like a book but looked more typed than typeset); in quarter two we did something from the New Testament ...
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Hello from Leeds!

Hello! I'm a Latin graduate who prefers not to count how many years ago she graduated! My subsid then was French. Now I have retired from teaching and trained as a Church of England Reader. Pulling my Latin and church interests together, I have just started learning New Testament Greek, and I'm delighted to have found you! I look forward to some interesting content on your site.
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A Homeschooler's Introduction

I'm 15, almost 16, years old and would be in grade 10 in a regular U.S high school. I hope to be able to take the AP Latin exam either this coming year or the year after that; I'm aware that there's a history element to the test and will be taking an OCW semester course for this. The main problem is, I have no teacher and I can't afford a tutor.

For a long ...
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Ciao!

Hello to all Textkit members! I'm an italian software programmer and I admit, I've never really studied Greek and Latin :oops: . The reason why I'm here is that for my work (and also for personal interest) I often deal with linguistic origins and etymologies of words... and we all know that 99% of what we say every day comes from these two "ρίζες"... so I hope ...
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Greetings from New Member: Walter M. Roberts III

I (Walter Melvin Roberts III) am an African-American was born in Detroit Michigan in 1959. I earned degrees from Columbia College (B.A. Philosophy and Classical Greek, 1983 summa cum laude), the University of Chicago (M.A. Philosophy, 1990), and UC Berkeley (M.A. Latin, 2000; Ph.D. Classics 2006). In 2011 my dissertation, Cicero's Political Imperative: A Reading of On Duties, was published by VDM Verlag. In 2012 I resigned my tenure-track position at the University of Vermont ...
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New Member From NYC

Greeting Textkit Community,

I am an English teacher studying Latin independently. I made it through Wheelock, and I'm up to the 8th Loci Immutati in the back of the book. Sometimes I'll translate a few of Phaedrus' fables for a change. My goal is to gain enough fluency to be able to actually read some real Latin, not just translate it, if you know what I mean. One challenge will be to read Latin poetry ...
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Hello

Hi, I'm joining this board because it looks like it would help a lot with my Latin and it's good to have more experienced posters around. In early November of last year I picked up Wheelock's Latin, then proceeded to the Wheelock's Latin Reader, and a few months ago to Caesar's Gallic War.
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Benjamin Landa

Hello everyone i am Benjamin Landa from New York , Long Island newbie on this forum... I hope that u guys help me in this forum and i help u i am Glad I have an opportunity to interact and connect with like minded people!!! regards.Benjamin landa
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Vancouver says hello

I'm new to learning Latin and I'm planning on doing ancient Greek, too. I've studied French and German at the university level, though I didn't graduate. I've also done some Irish Gaelic on my own - Dia seo isteach! Lastly I'll say that I'm a Newfie living in Vancouver, BC and am looking forward to learning from everyone here at Textkit.
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