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In addition to your learning of Latin here, some of you might be interested in the LatinStudy list:

http://www.ravendays.org/latin/lists/listindex.html

I've never participated, but I've seen it. Looks interesting. I just read on another list that a new study group is starting to translate Aeneid VIII. I may join that. There's no cost to subscribe and you can come and go as you wish.

They seem to have groups working ...
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An Introduction

Hello. I've been lurking in the shadows for the past month. I'm very interested in learning Attic Greek, and eventually the Homeric dialect.
I have been studying White's First Greek Book, and have finally decided to join the community!

Well, talk to you later. :)
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Iliad 1:64-69

I am having considerable difficulty with lines 65 and 68.
I will write out line 64-69

o(/j k' e)/poi, o(/ti to/sson e)xw/sato Foi=boj )Apo/llwn,
ei)/ t' a)r' o(/ g' eu)xwlh=j e)pime/mfetai ei)/ q' e(kato/mbhj,
a)/ ke/n pwj a)rnw=n kni/shj ai)gwn te telei/wn
bou/letai a)ntia/saj h(mi=n a)po\ loigo\on a)mu=nai."
h)= toi o(/ g' w(=j eipw\n kat' a)/r' e(/zeto, toi=si d' a)ve/sth
Ka/lxaj Qestori/dhj, oi)wnopo/olwn o)/x' a)/ristoj,


who may tell why the glorious Apollo is angered ...
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Singular noun with plural pronoun

Hi all, this is from Matthew 1:21:
au)to/j ga\r sw=sei to\n lao\n au)tou~ a)po\ tw~n a(martiw~n au)tw~n
Well lao/n is singular but au)tw~n is plural. Why is that?
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Test yourself

http://www.aqa.org.uk/

This site is the qualifications and assessment site for England and Wales. Select the qualification you are interested in and the subject. GCSE (!6+ exams) has a syllabus page for Latin and Classical Greek with useful vocab lists. AS and A2 (18+) also have syllabuses. Both areas also have sample exam papers and mark schemes. I have found them quite useful to gauge progress.

chrisb
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Complete New Testament in MP3 Format

http://www.ccel.org/a/anonymous/gnt/mp3/index.html

Complete New Testament in MP3 Format
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Just...Why???

Hi :D Great and a very useful site multas gratias ago
I`m not sure how properly to ask a question :roll: but I was wondering:Why? Why somebody is interested in such thing??? What wind brought you an idea to read Iliad and Ceasar, Plato and Xenophon in original language???
I study Classics at University: Latin, Greek, Modern ...
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Iliad 1:59 and 60

)Atrei/dh, nu=n a)/mme pa/lin plagxqe/ntaj o)i/w
a)\y a)ponosth/sein, ei)/ ken qa/nato/n ge fu/goimen,
I am having trouble translating these lines using the accusative of a)/mme I think the meaning is -" Son of Atreus, now, we have been beaten back again, I think we shall return home, if indeed we are to escape death".
Or maybe like this-" Son of Atreus, now, I think having been beaten back again we shall return home, if indeed ...
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Just testing

An hour or two ago I tried twice to post a message but was unsuccessful.
If this message comes through, I try again.
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Violiaton of human rights.

Is it not immoral to force kids to go to school?
where they are more then likely to get humiliated,
physically and mentaly abused, and opressed? (the list can go on)


i do not know how it is in other countries - in israel there is a law that obliges everyone to send their children to school.

the answer is clear to me, but i want to hear other opinions.
i believe it is not ...
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