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re: cases combining

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I imagine that students new to Classical Latin (such as myself) begin to appreciate the subtleness of how cases combine within a sentence. An example, and please confirm:

Dea Minerva formam feminae simulat et in terra ambulat.

In this sentence, "formam feminae" seems to mean "form (or shape) of a woman" hence, it being in the genitive case led by an accusative singular.

Question: Are there other cases in the singular and plural ...
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`arpadso

:lol:

I am to begin the Ancient Greek episode in the near future; I want a good primer, admittedly as similar to that of D'Ooge as possible, without obviously the hic haec hoc. I want a harsh old book, but one with exercises and lively content rather than JWW.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0715612581/qid%3D1081094080/sr%3D1-3/ref%3Dsr%5F1%5F2%5F3/026-5841586-0180401

Does any one know this book? If it is bad, do you have any recommendations?

Thank you, ...
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Free PDFs

http://oll.libertyfund.org/

Go to the link that says "All Titles" at the bottom of the page. There are some works by Greek and Latin authors there, but I don't know if any are in the original language. I downloaded one dialogue of Plato, and it was not in the original. I haven't had time to download any more yet, with my slow dial-up line.

I did download Dante's Divine Comedy, ...
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Textkit is still in my Favorites folder...

Hi, everyone!

I had a few minutes to myself, so I thought I'd stop in and see how you were doing, catch up on reading a few threads, and even post myself to let you know that yes, I still love Textkit, and yes, I will be back!

The nursery is thriving, which, of course, is good for business, but makes a great deal more work for us. In addition to that, my sister and ...
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Say hello to everybody

One more introduction.

Just read Peter's thread "Greek Textbooks".
PeterD wrote:Also, textkit.com is a godsend for us autodidacts -- BRAVO to William (but you may call him Annis), Benissimus, Raya, et al.


???????yu2 wo3 xin1 you3 qi1 qi1 yan1':)'
Actually, I've been hanging here for quite a while. Though I'm not a hard working autodidact, this place really teaches me a lot.

Around two years ago, I opened a large box left in the corner of ...
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A New Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek

This review might prove useful if you're looking for a book on Greek accents: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2004/2004-04-10.html
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BLD: §82 II.2 Problem

Greetings!

Many thanks for the BLD answer key. I have been trying to catch up on the forum and am steadily working through the text. I hope that someone can help me over a little difficulty I'm having at the moment.

Here's my synopsis of the problem:


§82 II (Translate)

2. My friend is from (ex) a village of Germany, my fatherland.

My version: Amicus mea est ex vicum Germaniae, patria mea.

Key: Amicus est ...
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Help?

Can anyone give me a simple translation of this verse?


34αμην λεγω υμιν ου μη παρελθη η γενεα αυτη εως αν παντα ταυτα γενηται
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Introduction

Hello,

I would like to introduce myself to the Textkit community. I studied Ancient History a long time ago, and am now trying to get back into it.

Part of that is taking up Latin and Greek again. That will be a bit of a struggle, since I haven't done anything with it for, say, 10 years now.

I'm sure I will be back with questions!

Regards,
Adelheid
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vowel quality

Hello! I'm new to this fabulous site and a relative beginner in the study of Ancient Greek. There is a matter for which I have yet to find a satisfactory answer. It may have already been addressed in these posts (though I haven't found it if it has). So, at the risk of being accused of beating an apsyxos hippos (if I could get the SPIonic font to kick in, I would), here is my ...
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