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Latin or Greek?

Hello, I was under the impression I wanted to learn latin. And when I searched on google for information textkit was the first to come up and seems to hold the possibility of being an excellent resource.

However I was perplexed at the first page offering ancient greek lessons.

My goal is to learn a new language and I figured latin would give me an edge in moving on to others. Is this still so ...
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Modern to Ancient Greek et alii

I know nearly nothing about Modern Greek, and I have been wondering if one can make a Modern Greek word (say τηλεόραση) conform to the grammatical structure (and dignity) of Attic. I hear that Modern Greek still has a case system.

Oh, and could someone give me a definitive character map of SP Ionic, please.
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Grand Finale

I am nearing the completion of my Latin studies in school for this year, but as I am self taught I have no available form of final test. I have worked through the first and second part of D'Ooge and am seeking a reasonably comprehensive Latin to English translation test.

Please post any suggestions on how to find/make a Latin final.

P.S. the advisor correcting any test doesn't know much Latin so an answer key ...
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A message from Nike, the sportsman's Muse

Here's a couple of lines of iambic trimeter that should be topical in a few weeks time.

O)lumpiaze h(suxwj touj gnwrimouj
a)spazomai kai diaferoite sun qew|


There must be room for improvement!

Paul McK
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create accounts but do not post - why so?

Anyone notice how many members create forum accounts but they do not post. You don't need an account to view the threads so I'm not sure why this happens.

My only thoughts are that perhaps visitors get confused with subscribing to the newsletter and registering in the forum. You need a newsletter subscription to download the keys.

The other thought is that I ask people to register on the download page. But that's with the ...
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Greek Teachers' Corner

Did I or anybody posted this already?

http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~glawall/grkteach.html

Various teaching materials for Greek.

Most of the materials are not complete, however. I think they are only teasers.
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Looking for an online catalog/list of Greek learning books

I was at a used bookstore the other day, and I saw a very nice (older, certainly out of print) book for learners of Greek. This book's strategy was to teach Greek by making the student start reading right away. There weren't many pages devoted to explanations of grammar, just reading passages. The first half of the book contained short readings (just one or a few paragraphs) and some brief exercises, and the second half ...
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Translation Help, Please!

Can anyone tell me what the following means:

Macte nova virtute, puer, sic itur ad astra.

Thanks a lot!
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Latin pronunciation samples?

As this is my first post here, an introduction: I learned some Latin in high school Way Back When, and am now beginning to study it again to start teaching it to my homeschooled sons next year. (We'll be going slowly at first, so I'm sure to stay waaay ahead of them! This first year will be as much for English grammar and word roots as for the Latin language per se, anyway.)

I would ...
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The Mathos Project

Hi all :)

The Mathos Project is an ongoing Ancient Greek learning aid online. Being led by Dr. Mirjam Plantinga of the University of Wales Lampeter's Department of Classics, the project is aimed at beginners level students wishing to learn Greek.

I'm going to be administrating the project from a technical aspect come this October, so I'd like to know if there is anything you'd like to ...
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