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Bug in log in procedure?

Hello,

This is a bug(?) report about a feature of the forums on textkit.

When I log in, I'm presented with the information already in the boxes and I must merely click the "log in" button to log in. However, there is a little check box there that says to always log me in when I visit. This check box doesn't seem to have any effect whatsoever. Can it be fixed so I can be ...
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The Sound of Classical Greek

Hey everyone, I've been learning Classical Greek through the textbook, Athenaze, which for me at least, has been a great learning tour. However, I would like to get my hands on some tapes or CDs of someone who is reading classical Greek. I have the pronounciation guides in the books I own, but I would really like to hear the sounds. Does anyone know of a website, or some tapes I can order, or something ...
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Electrified

I've just experienced an electrostatic discharge.
This winter I was being bombarded by e.s. discharges and I have built a habit of discharging in advance the excessive charges through a coin, which reduces the shock I get in the process. Just a couple of minuites ago the flash was seen when the coin and a nearby metal structure was a bit larger than 5mm(~1/5 inches) away. And I felt a shock at my finger that ...
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Iliad line 5, pa^si or dai^ta?

Pharr says dai=ta, but I know that at least some books say pa~si.

Pharr also said that the Iliad segments in his book haven’t been altered, so I presume both words are acceptable.


Is this sort of thing common in Greek verse?
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Books about Peace

There is a sentence in the Practice and Review for Ch. 7 which is causing me some difficulty:

Post bellum multos libros de pace et remediis belli videbant.

Benissimus' answer key translates it thus:

After the war, they kept seeing many books about peace and the remedies for war.

My problem is with the "remedies" and "war" part.

I assumed first that remediis is in the ablative, since it is part of the "de pace ...
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[The] Box of Latin Words

I am trying to translate the above line in the subject. What I got was:

Arca verborum Latinorum.

Arca = Nom. sg. box
verborum = Gen. pl. of words
Latinorum = adj. Gen. pl. Latin (agrees with number,gender and case of verborum)

This doesn't look right, especially the Latinorum part. Is it a good translation?
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scansion.

hey guys, i'm trying to teach myself scansion. I think i've got the hang of it but don't know if i'm getting it right or not. I've had a go at a few random lines from the aeneid:

1.265:

tertia dum Latio regnantem viderit aestas.
- u u/ - uu/- - / - - /- u u/ - -

1:270:
imperio explebit, regnumque ab sede Lavini
- u u/ - -/ - - / - ...
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att'n computer geeks

Hi,

Now and again I see posts on textkit by people who clearly have a lot of experience with computers, detailing this or that project they're interested in doing. I have a bit of experience myself, though I'm somewhat out of practice. I wanted to list some projects that interest me and which I think represent some ways in which computers in particular can advance our understanding of these dead languages. I'd like feedback on ...
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How to say the phrase "Second Best"????

hi, i've been looking everywhere on how to say 'second best' ive been run around with 'unus et alter' but i think thats just 'one of two'. now im starting to think something like 'secundus optimus'??? any help will be muchly appreciated!!!.
thanks guys..
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Please check this basic translation homework--passive verbs

Beginner's homework -- I really don't think I have got the hang of the passive voice. Any corrections of grammar and word order would be welcome!

1. The girl was loved by the farmers.
puella ab agricolis amabatur

2. The old fields will have been given to the king.
agri vetus a regi dati erunt

3. The poet is being impeded by the horse.
poeta equo impeditur

4. The boar had been seen by the ...
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