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Latin or Greek? Hmm...

I have a simple question, which language do you think is harder, Latin or Greek? I’m sure this has been asked before so please forgive me if so.

I ask because I couldn’t restrain myself anymore the other day and I opened up A Greek Primer and read the first chapter. First there was the beginner’s hurdle: the alphabet. I didn’t have too much trouble with that because I have had past experience, and then ...
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on hagel's homeric singing again

hi guys,

just letting u know that, if u listen to the clips on the homeric singing site (http://www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/sh/) and u can't work out what the first line is, it's

a1rxeo Mou~sa ge/lwtoj o4j a)qana/toisin e0nw~rto

in the Realplayer clip, and

a1rxeo Mou~sa ge/lwtoj o4j a)qana/toisin e0tu/xqh

in the MP3 clip. they mean

Begin, Muse, of the laughter that rose among the undying

(stefan just emailed me the variant ...
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check please?

SALVETE OMNES, S.V.B.E.V.
Hi, can someone check this?
Possuntne pecūnia ōtiumque cūrās vītae hūmānae superāre?
Are money and leisure able to overcome the anxieties of human life?

Also, if I wanted to say, "multos gratias et valete bene", could I write it as "multos gratias valete beneque"?

MULTOS GRATIAS ET VALETE BENE,
solitario
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Textkit Server

Hi everyone,

I apologize for any technical problems. Texktit is now running on a new and more powerful server. There were a few glitches with the move, but I think I have them all fixed now.

Please let me know if you're having any problems with the site.

thanks!

jeff
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greek mythology

can anyone when recommend a good book that covers all the greek myths? they're starting to confuse me...!
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Alces

http://www.textkit.com/files/BLD_Latin_For_Beginners.pdf#page=228

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"...sunt etiam animalia quae appellantur alces. Hae nullos crurum articulos habent. Itaque si forte conciderunt, sese erigere nullo modo possunt."
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Exqistos in Iliad 1:176

e)/xqistoj de/ moi/ e)ssi....
You are the most hateful to me.

Does this mean that Agamemnon hates Achilles most of all, or that Agamemnon feels that Achilles hates him most of all?
Both instances are probably true, but this line likely would mean one or the other.


conformity and culture

my little sister just turned 18 and is going through an anti-establishment phase. she was explaining to me why she will never shave her legs again:

but it's just not natural. It's too, corporate America. I wan't to douse the fact that people think that if you /don't/ shave your legs, it's not natural. Seeing as women have been on the earth for centuries upon centuries and shaving only came up around the 1920's.... ...
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Favourite Latin Tense

Do vote for your favourite Latin tense, merely based on aesthetics and the way in which the tense sounds. I'm quite curious to see whether you like the same as I. :o
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Sanskrit on TextKit?

Hello,
Is anyone here interested in learning Sanskrit? I myself would like to do so once I have reached competency in Latin and Greek.

Are there any plans to include Sanskrit books on Textkit?
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