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Bookfinds

I had to gloat!-Here in wee little Stephenville, TX a bookstore that had been closed down for sometime had the lights on so I stopped by. The owners let me in to look around, and I found and purchased several GREAT books at reasonable prices. They had much more I'd love to have purchased several greek readers and full works in Greek, (some loebs). But I have their #'s and perhaps they'll let me back ...
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Help on Esay trnaslation! Quick!

What does this mean?

O, non aderat!

The prevoius sentence in my reading was asking for where someone was.

thanks
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yet another nice ebay auction

I should start a newsletter for book auctions and prices. I'm no expert, but I have been following the prices of Greek and Latin textbooks for over 3 years now....

anyway, here's what looks to be a book in good condition: Plato's Apology. The books on Textkit, and it's great.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... gory=11098

Don't get carried away with bidding, it comes up for auction all the time. The only ...
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Nice Seymour book up for auction

FYI,

This doesn't come up for auction but only 1 or 2 times a year. It's described as near fine condition

Seymour's Language and Verse of Homer
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... tegory=269

I think it's fair value is somewhere around 25-30 dollars US.

I don't know the seller, so beware. I'm just pointing out a nice item if anyone's interested.

Jeff
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Nice ebay auction for Latin books...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... gory=29306

I'm not going to bid because too many of the books are copyright protected. But it's a very nice collection. I have no idea who the buyer is or the actual condition of the books - so buyer beware! But it's worth looking at.

Jeff
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HELP

Please could anyone translate these sentences to help me correct an exercise I did?
1) The tables of many lords are frugal
2) The Three friends are a treasure for the country
3)The romans were disciples of the greeks
4)The wolf devours your and my lamb
5)We had been good friends of the farmers

Translate into latin,of course. Thanks a lot
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Greetings from China

Hi, I'm chinese sophomore majoring in EE. And I've got a strong interest in language learning and linguistic studies.

Could anybody here be so kind as to introduce to me a brief history of Greek and tell which genre or time period does the tutorials on this website belong to?
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Use of Infinitive

Xai/rete,

In the following phrase,

Ou)x u(mw=n e)stin gnw=nai xro/nouj h(\ kairou/j "It is not for you to know times or seasons."

I am not sure how to treat the sentence role of the aorist infinitive: gnw=nai. My guess is that it is part of the direct object phrase gnw=nai xro/nouj h)\ kairou/j and xro/nouj h)\ kairou/j is the object of gnw=nai. Or I am I completely wrong, and the infinitive here has a ...
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Favorite author (spinoff from Current reads)

Just thought I'd see who you like. I'm a die hard sci-fi-er.

Roger Zelazny tops my list, his Amber series is my all time favorite series. On the whole I prefer his early work (This Immortal, Dilvish the Damned), rather than his late collaborations....when he paired with another author I think he put out some garabage (especially his posthumous work).

Roger is closely Followed by:

Isaac Aasimov
Robert Silverburg
Larry Niven
Orson Scott Card
and ...
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Advice Please

What is the best way to learn how to read latin without chopping each sentence up and then putting it back together?
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