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Latin to Greek translation help

Hi, I am trying to translate the quote from St Augustine, 'ama et fac quod vis' into classical Greek (in English this could be rendered as 'love and do what you will'). Can someone help me translate this? I am having trouble figuring out the correct word for 'do' and for 'will'. Thanks in advance.
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unit one - corrections to the PDF

I just got my M&F copy and am very excited with it.
I just finished all exercises from unit one in this night, and noticed some differences between my work and the one available as PDF here.

These are what I think to be corrections to the PDF:
drill.i.11 - did you used to scare the crowd? I did not.
drill.ii.b.3 - féminárum
drill.ii.b.8 - timébant
preliminary-ex.ii.b.5 - sunt
exercises.ii.6 - féminas in patriá uidére ...
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For members of pharr-b, pharr-c, white-a, ktl

Hi,

I have begun work on a more comprehensive GTSS document. It remains a work in progress; I will continue to update it in the coming weeks. However, it contains enough useful stuff that I should point it out at http://www.greekgeek.org/gtss.pdf or http://www.greekgeek.org/gtss.doc.

Cordially,

Paul
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Ancient Greek Alive

Hi! Hope this isn't an inappropriate question: what do you guys think about Saffire's "Ancient Greek Alive" as a beginning textbook? I tutor Greek sometimes & I'm really concerned to get a text that is good on the grammar, but also interesting. "A.G.A." seems pretty sound, & I love the bright (unstuffy) approach, and the "conversational" beginning. However, the use of real Greek texts & authors in the book is limited. May I ask (if ...
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Being agnostic could be illogical

The existence of anything is either:

1) Obligatory.
2) Possible.
3) Impossible.

Before we existed, our existence was “possible”. There had to be an outside force to divert the odds of our existence to the "existence" side.

Therefore, one who says: “It is possible for there to be a God” is in fact saying that there is an outside force that is capable of making God exist.

This goes against the concept of God.

So ...
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English to Greek translation please!

Hello! I was wondering if annyone could translate the following in Greek(um , I need it in 'Greeklish' -- I am sending in an e-card and cannot send in Greek characters i.e. I love you would be: S'ayapo --Thanks in advance if anyone can help me!!

Michael,

I cannot wait to hug you in person! I love and miss you!

Faithfully Yours,
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Testing fonts

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So-Called Latin Pronunciation

The arguments over the pronunciation of Latin and how the Romans spoke
in this forum can only make one laugh.


For the first thing the Latin we read and study was never a "spoken language" It was a formal literary language that was used by the educated
classes and was artificially developed on Greek models. This language was
used for writing and formal speeches but was never spoken (Much like
Shakespeare is read outloud and ...
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Hymnus Europae

saluete omnes

Just discovered this version of the Hymnus Europae

Est Europa nunc unita
et unita maneat;
una in diversitate
pacem mundi augeat.

Semper regant in Europa
fides et iustitia
et libertas populorum
in maiore patria.

Cives, floreat Europa,
opus magnum vocat vos.
Stellae signa sunt in caelo
aureae, quae iungant nos.

I prefer the original, though - I think Schiller's poetry is just a little bit better than mr. Roland's efforts ...
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Usage of J, I and V and U

Why do so many modern books use u instead of v in the lower case?

The Romans wrote in capital letters and used the letters I and V.

In the eight century lower case letters were introduced.

The letter U was not introduced until the tenth century.
The letter J was introduced in the seventeenth century.


Since the excuse is often given that I and U are used for both
consonant I (J) and U ...
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