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Some Doubts about Classical Greek

Please,I am starting to study Classical Greek,because I am an addicted to ancient history,principally greek ancient history,so I would to ask anybody here,what is the real differences between the Classical Greek and the koine,and if I study Classical Greek will I be able to understand also the modern greek?
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Tutorial Idea

If one of the Greek gurus is able and willing to write a beginners tutorial on conditional clauses, (s)he will be guaranteed at least one reader.
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Scanner Bliss

You've got to see this, no drooling please!

http://www.logos.com/features/bookscanner

Be sure to watch the video
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Loeb Classical Library...suggestions needed!

After searching in vain for the better part of two years I finally located a bookstore in Toronto that regularly carries Loeb's. I was estatic until I started adding up totals and realized that I'd either have to become a millionaire or selectively choose which to purchase. I believe there are close to 500 titles currently available and sadly I only own four.

Martial Epigrams I (1947) trans. Walter C. A. Ker
Suetonius II (1950) ...
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May I ask why?

Why doesn't Greek have an ablative case? This is going to be quite a challenge indeed, learning this language. :?
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re: irregular verbs

Forum:

Am I understanding these words to be irregular verbs of the word "esse"?

Singular:
sum/es/est

Plural:
sumus/estis/sunt

Caeruleus
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using abhinc

I'm confused about the correct way to say 'three days ago'. My Longmans' book says abhinc plus accusative. N&H also shows an example with abhinc followed by the accusative: 'three days ago - abhinc tres dies' but in the key to the exercises, the time is in the ablative: (36.9)'I saw my friend at Carthage three months ago - Tribus abhinc mensibus Carthagini meum amicum vidi'
Should the time be ablative or accusative?
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Conversational Greek

Hello, all!

Is there any online resource about conversational Ancient Greek? My searches only yield modern Greek results.

I'm looking for basic stuff like 'hello', 'goodbye', 'how are you', weather, etc. The kind of stuff you might find in one of those little travel books.

Thanks,
Titus Marius Crispus
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Beginners books

I would like to know opinions on beginners latin books.
I have Collar and Daniels printed and D'Ooge unprinted. They look similar.
Whats the best to start with? Any one of these? Or another one?

Thank you all
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Need a little help...

Hi everyone! :D

Im translating a letter by Pliny called A Roman Suicide, and i came across a bit that i have been having difficulty with:
Dixerat sane medico admoventi cibum: Kekrika
i got it as something like "When, indeed, the doctor brought up food he said:______"
i cant figure out what this greek word would mean, i wasnt sure if this belongs in the latin ...
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