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More Hansen + Quinn questions..

Just making sure I understand what's going on.

H+Q Unit 4 English to Greek exercises:
1. If the poet writes a good book about battle, the young men will dissolve the peace.

e)a\n o( poihth\j a)gaqo\n bibli/on peri\ th=j ma/xhj grayh|, oi( neani/ai th\n ei)rhnhn lu/sousin.

2. If you (pl.) should sacrifice animals to the gods, we would stop the war.

ei) zw=|a toi=j qeoi=j qu/aite, to\n po/lemon pau/saimen.

3. If I had guarded the ...
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General translation

I'm very new to Latin, and am questioning my translation of general texts. So I tried translating the following...did it come out right? :) I'd appreciate some help! Thanks!

"Agricola et vitam et fortunam nautae saepe laudat; et poeta vitam et agros agricolae laudat. Sine philosophia avari viri de pecunia sempercogitant: multam pecuniam habent, sed pecunia multa virum avarum non satiat."

Translation: "The famer often praises the ...
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Real poetry

The other day I was so bored that I actually read something. Not in English of course but a poem in french. It was excellent about two lovers reunited in a mansion yard but one was declining it; this was sad and touched me for a reason. I can so much more easily feel the rhythm and beauty of french poetry than the strict latin ooh you can replace that with a spondee. I read ...
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Self-introduction: Phylax

Chairete eveyone!

Please may I introduce myself? I am Phylax (the closest I could get to a Greek word corresponding to my rather Anglo-Saxon actual name!!!).

I have been besotted by Classical Greek history and culture for as long as I can remember. I did Latin and Ancient History at school, and later learnt New Testament Greek at university, but always wished I had learnt Attic properly and thoroughly - I'm afraid I was never ...
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Help someone?

I'm new to this forum and honestly said, I'm terrible at latin. So I need some help in translating this sentence: "In Eternal Dying State"
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There is a pocket lexicon of new testament Greek. As far as I can tell, this is the only dictionary available at Textkit.

There are some really in-depth dictionaries that are out of copyright. I'd really like to see things like this.
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Hi there

Hello all, I've been poking around a bit and like what you've done to the place.

I'm a fairly advanced student of both Latin and Greek (8 years Greek, 6 years Latin) so I hope to be able to contribute as well as asking my own questions.
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sentance structure

i am finding it very difficult to get the hang of the sentance structure. i was wondering if anyone could give me a few guide lines or if anyone knows of a good website for this? :wink: the thing that is confusing me is, when does the verb go to the end of a sentance? for example in ex60 if 'fulaka\s pe/mpw' translates as 'i am sending ...
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The quick sly fox jumped over the lazy brown dog.

That sentence uses every letter in the Eng. alphabet. Does anyone know of a Bible verse in Greek which does the same? This would be helpful for teaching greek penmanship to children.
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Mounce New Testament

Hi all. Long time, no talk, but the new job gives me much less time to spend on the 'Net...

I recently found an interlinear copy of the New Testament at a discount book store (The NIV English-Greek New Testament, ed. William D. Mounce, by Zondervan). Only after I had already purchased it did I realize it was a reverse interlinear, with the English in order, and the Greek out of order. Since I am ...
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