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What are you currently reading?

Ancient or modern. Either in the original language or translated

I'm five books into Herodotus. Translation unfortunately, seeing as I've only studied Greek for 2 weeks :)
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Your school classes.

Well it's that time of year again and summer is over (for me at least). I just had my first day of school (I'm in 11th grade now), which overall was pretty good. It's kind of a relief to get back to a schedule (yeah, I'm odd) rather than just lazing around the house. I like all of my teachers except for the PE teacher who seems a little dim-witted and talks like Boomhower off ...
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Did someone say Greek Composition?

http://www.textkit.com/new.php

Sidgwick's 'Greek Verse Composition' will make it online is a few weeks - sorry - I need to turn my attention to some Latin books next.

jeff
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JWW exercises, paragraphs 538, 539, 540

Merci beaucoup encore M. Slylax pour tous vos conseils!
Voici des exercises que j'ai achevés tout à l'heure...

538
1. Cyrus is a worthy friend, to he who would be his friend
2. wherever a general was still alive, they called-to/urged the general
3. for I would fear the guide, who they might send to follow us
4. I will come to the city, whenever the time is fitting
5. whenever the Persians voted someone ...
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Translation help: 2 words and 1 phrase

I'd be eternally greatful if somebody could translate these words and this phrase (below). These translations will be titles for a major work (short-stories) I am doing for my last year of Secondary School.

1. English: Lethe (River of the Greek Underworld)
Latin Dictionary: Lethe -es

I want to know if the extension (-es) is needed if i am just going to use the word as a title.

2. English: Mnemosyne (Personified as the Spring ...
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Suggestions for a Beginner

I've decided to study Greek.





I've also decided to take 6 or 7 college courses and learn as much as I can of about 10 other languages when I have the time/energy to do it. Luckily I'm not working right now :?


..About those 10 languages, I may have cheated a bit, because I counted languages that have so far proven fairly similar to each other, i.e. ...
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HELP!!

Ok....so it isn't as urgent as I made it seem in the topic, but I got your attention, NO?? I was wondering if any of you (especially those of you in America) if you know any programs, places, universities, colleges, benefactors, etc.... that help to fund college educations. I'm just looking for a scholarship that might pay my way for school due to a useless talent (namely, Latin skill). LoL....any ideas ppl?? Thanks...
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Wheelock's Latin accessory books.

I have decided to start teaching myself Latin and thanks to help from benissimus I decided to get Wheelock's Latin. I picked it up at my a local bookstore. Soon I will buy 38 Latin stories and I have been wondering about a few other book type things that are offered.

http://www.textkit.com/a_Workbook_for_Wheelock__Latin__3rd_Edition__Revised-0060956429.html

http://www.textkit.com/a_Vocabulary_Cards_and_Grammatical_Forms_Summary_for_Wheelock__Latin-0865165572.html I was thinking that I might learn more making cards myself.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/086516486X/qid=1092793958/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/103-5925368-0137459?v=glance&s=books&n=507846

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you in advance.
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H & Q pg. 37 Unit 1 II.1-4/good poetry book

I've been working through the H & Q and would just like to make sure I've got things straight by checking these four English-Greek translations:

1. The god educates the man.

o( qeo\j tou\j a)nqrw/pouj paideu/ei.

2. The man sends Homer's brother to the market.

o( a)/nqrwpoj to\n adelfo\n to\n tou= (Omh/rou ei)j th\n a)gora\n pe/mpei.

3. Man, Homer's brother sends to the gods a gift from the island.

w)= a)/nqrwpe, o( tou= (Omh/rou adelfo\j ...
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Help a Latin-Beginner out !!

Hey there.

My names Roxxy and I’m from Chch NZ.
I’ve just started to learn Latin and I'm looking for all the help I can get.
Does anyone know if there is a Latin society or such in NZ or do you know of any sites on the net that would help out a very beginner?
Is there someone out there who would like to take me under his or her wing and help me ...
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