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What is the best way to.......

I am in the process of learning Greek, and have been studying it on my own. I have been using some different textbooks and even some online courses. Though I must admit that I am having a little trouble grasping all the declensions and syntax. There are just sooooo many diffeent ones that I just feel a little overwelmed. Does it just take a long time to get it all? Any suggestions?
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Glorior!

Jeff, and whoever else put it together, I cannot thank you enough!

I am currently working through North and Hillard Prose Composition while at the same time reading De Bello Gallico. I love it! The two go extremely well together and my understanding of latin is growing daily! Thank you very very much! It's great! :D :D
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Gentium – a free typeface

Hi folks,

I've got some information that might be of use to some of you who might need some specialized Latin characters or especially a Greek typeface to use on your computer. I do book design and typesetting so I keep my eyes out for this kind of thing. I haven't been part of Textkit very long so I don't know if this free font is widely known, but here is some information on it. ...
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Getting back up to speed

Hi everyone - some of you might have notice my lack of participation and activity on Textkit these past few weeks. I moved homes this month and with the move was a real backlog of work that I'm slowly getting on top of.

But I'm happy to say the scanner is buzzing away right now. Currently being scanned is the long overdue Ovid Reader, Sidgwick's Greek Prose Composition and also Sidgwick's Greek Verse Composition Key ...
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JWW exercises, para 223, 225, 236, 238, 246, 248

some further translation attempts...

223
1. indeed we have well been on our guard against him
2. the army has been led against the middle of the enemy
3. the enemy have been gathered and drawn up together
4. Artaxerxes had made ready for war
5. these soldiers have been well drawn up
6. I have gladly obeyed this captain
7. this general had posted on the left
8. the generals had been brought to/into ...
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Thrasymachus by Peckett and Munday

I'm thinking of buying this book. It sounds like an enjoyable way to learn. I'd like to get the opinions of anyone here who have (or have read) this book on whether they think it's an good book for self-study.

Also, I just want to make shure of a couple of things: Firstly, that it is for Attic Greek. And secondly, that it has a vocabulary section and no seperate dictionary is required.
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Hello

Hello Everyone!

Well, I'm a total beginner at Latin. I've now got my textbooks (which I ordered through the Textkit site from Amazon), but I haven't started in on them yet. I am planning to begin this evening. I am going to try to learn it by myself, without taking an actual course, though hopefully with some of your help when I need it! I'm sure glad this website is here. Anyway, I just thought ...
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JWW exercises, para 189, 191, 205, 207, 213, 215

submitting some Gk to Eng ?

189
1. He has proceeded to Cyrus
2. He/this one will have gladly ceased from the war with the barbarians
3. He dismissed both the general and the satrap
4. The soldiers had proceeded five stages through friendly country
5. Few of the soldiers bought the provisions
6. The hoplites have proceeded onto the summit
7. And the satrap sent into Phrygia for horses and arms and the other ...
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a question about "non"

Hi everyone,

First, I want to say thanks for the very helpful answers on my last question. I am back with another one, which hopefully will be very simple.

I'm wondering if, when you put non before several adjectives, it only affects the one that it's right next to, or all of them, or does it depend? Here is the sentence I'm wondering about (without the long vowel marks, sorry):

Fluvii Gracia non lati et ...
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Don't do anything...

I am trying to write something for a colleague's farewell card, and rather than "Don't do anything I wouldn't do", I want "Do lots of things I wouldn't".
I have 'fac multa quae non faciam'. Is this right? I'm particulary unsure about the faciam.
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