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New Perseus experimental interface preview

Hello, all,

The Perseus team would like to invite you to preview our new experimental interface. At this writing, the system and design are basic. The entire text delivery system, thousands of lines of code, has been rewritten, and we now have the essentials of the new system ready for testing.

For a preview, please visit the test site here:
http://test.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/index.jsp

If you would like to report problems, make suggestions or comments, or provide any ...
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Please aid with choosing fit...

Which textbook is considered the most thorough and profound, yet suitable for beginners with Latin proficiency, containing both ancient authentic passages from its start, much vocabulary, and many questions for revise and comprehension as well as etymological and cultural cultivation?

Forogot to mention the following indispensables:

1) I'd like a fine, thorough discussion of the dual, for instance, integrated in the main body.

2) MUCH austere stress on accentuation and its application.

3) Variety of ...
Read more : Please aid with choosing fit... | Views : 782 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Learning Greek


My exams are over!!!!

all my exams are over - at last! :D :D :D

First one (ancient Greek) was easiest, cause it was some lines from Homer's Odyssey :D. I know I have made a few mistakes, one vocab and maybe one ...
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Congratulations Textkit

Half a million!! That's one heck of a lot of downloads. It's a testimony both to the need for the site and the hard work of those who made it possible.

Congratulations!

chrisb
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Why not H. W. Smyth as beginners textbook?

Why may H. W. Smyth not be used as a textbook for auto-didactique beginners?

I am studying ancient greek so I may analayse and translate ancient authors. Particularly Aristoteles and the Septuagint.
In general, I am looking for a highly thorough textbook which will cover most requisite.

Forogot to mention: I particularly dislike online books.
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Smyth, for beginners?

Hello,

Would you recommend H. W. Smyth's Greek Grammar for beginners with Latin proficiency?
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Virgil's Eclogues

Does any one know what metre Virgil used for his eclogues? Or where I can find out about it?

Thanks!
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Same-sex marriage

So you lot, I want to test the waters of the Textkit community, as it were. I'm vehemently for same-sex marriage, believing same-sex couples should have the same options and rights as heterosexual couples, but I'm interested to see what everyone else's opinion is.

I think it all comes down to whether homosexuality is a choice or not -- and, of course, it is not. You can no more chose to be homosexual than you ...
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Dana and Mantley Grammar

Does anybody else use this manual grammar for NT Greek?

I bought it only because I found a cheap used copy, and I found the descriptions surprisingly clear and illuminating. I find myself turning to it even when reading Homer, if I need to refresh myself about the functions of cases and tenses.

Also, Rodney Decker's website has many useful pdf files that he posted for his classes. There are several diagramed sentences from the ...
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New Release of Ancient Greek Text Manager

Hi All,

I am pleased (and a bit relieved) to announce release 1.1 of AGTM.

In addition to a few bug fixes, this release incorporates these enhancements:

1. help facility now fully documents the vocabulary tool
2. selective publishing of vocabulary entries
3. publishing vocabulary to RTF file (usable in MS Word, Wordpad)
4. 'shuffle' (randomize) function during vocabulary flashcard drills

I have already sent this version to all registered AGTM users. If you don't ...
Read more : New Release of Ancient Greek Text Manager | Views : 1120 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Open Board


 

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