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Cases in Greek

Hey everyone, I'm working through the different cases (or at least some of them) presented in Athenaze, and is it just me, or does it seem like an awful lot to swallow at one time? Does anyone have an indepth recommendation for a chart of sorts for the different cases/genders/types of nouns/adjectives? Thanks again for your guy's help!!

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Ch 30 Groton May Story

Hey could anyone post a translation of the Ch 30 Groton May story or show me where to get them. I am having some trouble with it.

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Veni Vidi Vici

What is the conjugation of these verbs,"Veni, Vidi, Vici" I understand that the quote was,
"I came, I saw, I conquered." but "I came" is, Veniebam, is it not. what forms are they in? Aug33
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Chapter 7 P&R #5

Salvte descipulii socii

P&R #5 reads as follows:
Quando homines satis virtutis habebunt.

virtutis is in the genitive singular. Does satis take a genetive much like many prepositions take the ablative?

I translate this sentence as: When will men have enough of wisdom? Meaning, haven't they had enough already?! Habere is a transative verb, so shouldn't vertutis be in the accusative, virtutem?

Rob Carignan
Portland, Maine
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The verb estin (he/she/it is) and related verbs

Hey everyone, quick question about this verb. In a sentence such as "He is waiting for the oxen," is it necessary to use "estin (sorry greek fonts don't work on my cpu)" or is "he is" contained in the verb for waiting? I know that most of the time it is like this, but are there exceptions? thanks for helping!

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Happy Lupercalia Day!

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Historia Apolonii regis Tyrii

Hi all,

I am searching for a translation in Dutch / Frensh or English (online or in available bookform) of the Latin version (both Latin versions) of the Historia Apollonii regis Tyrii (Anonymous work of the 5/6 c. AD).

So if anyone can help me, please let me know,

thank you all,

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Reverse etymology

Hi All,

In my efforts to develop my beginner's vocabulary i, not surprisingly, find words with a clear relation to modern English the easiest. Dico, dicere; mitto, mittere are easy examples. Such words are so obviously linked to modern words i hardly need to look up the etymologies to verify them.

However, other words may well be the basis of modern English words which i haven't managed to guess. It would seem to me that ...
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Russian young classical philologists

Dear collegues!
We are young classical philologists of Russia. You know that classical scholarship almost doesn't exist here. But it was! Between 1850-1917 it brought up many good classicists such as Rostovtzeff, Vasiljev, count Tolstoy etc. The October revolution destroyed all humanities in Russia and Soviet period of our history gave almost nothing. Now there are some persons who try to rehabilitate classical philology in modern Russian society. It's very hard. I'm 4year student of ...
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Future perfect

I don't think I've ever used or seen a future perfect since I started learning Latin 3/4 of a year ago. When do you use them? Are there any cases where you have to use them?
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