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Very nice online Classical (New Testament) Greek course

A very nice set of (free) downloadable PDF format lessons are available from http://www.inthebeginning.org/ntgreek/learn.htm. It's specifically designed to teach you how to read the Greek New Testament Bible I think, but very useful if you just want to learn Classical Greek.<br />The first few lessons (1-5) concentrate on the pronunciation and accentation of Greek words. By later lessons (6-10), it concentrates on the grammar and declension of nouns etc. ...
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Why is it not back in print?!

In all seriousness (albeit tinged with incredulity and of course anger) I do not be understanding why Latin For Beginners is not for sale, for example, on amazon.com. <br /><br />Basically Latin For Beginners beats all competition. Yes Wheelock and M&F (I've looked at these). If a beginner with no Latin knowledge whatsoever wishes that she might learn Latin were to ask me (I don't be biased really, if you y think as I was/be ...
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JWW exercises, para 351, 358, 367, 383, 391

Lesson 36./ Paragraph 351. <br />feu~ feu~-te/loj, me/xri tou= tw~n maqh/matwn me/sou h3kw<br />a. o9 path\r-ton-Ku=ron e0ka/lei-e0ka/lessen<br />b. e0yhfi/santo pe/myai a1ndraj meta\ tou= Klea/rxou<br />g. Ku=roj e0poih/qh u9po\ tou= patro\j satra/phj th=j Frugi/aj <br />d. tw|~ a0ndri\ e9ka/stw| e1sontai pe/nte mnai~ a0rguri/ou<br />e. toi~j 3Ellhsin e0pole/mhsen-e0pole/mei.<br /><br /><br />Lesson 37./ Paragraph 358. <br />a. ti/ dei~ tou\j a0nqrw/pouj poreu/esqai;<br />b. ti/ pro\j tou=to le/gei;<br />g. e0rwta~| tij ei0 tou=to ei]pej<br />d. poi/ouj a0nqrw/pouj dei~ strateu/esqai;<br ...
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Mangeot

Hey everyone, <br /><br />I was reading a neo-latin poem of N. Mangeot. The poem is entitled 'Vesper'. It sounds really great, but it's a neo-latin one. So some words are used in a different way as in classical Latin. I can perfectly translate it, but I am not really sure of everything. Can someone find an online - translation of this poet by this German neo-latin poet? I searched, but I don't find it. ...
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Imperative endings

i)/qi is the 2nd sg. imperative of ei)=mi<br />This is not a regular ending, but ei)=mi seems to be a bit of an odd kind of verb.<br />klu=qi is also an imerative and it has the same ending. Is this ending more regular than I am thinking or am I missing something obvious?<br />Thank you
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Pharr section 143 - 6

I'm having a bit of trouble with this line.<br />o( qeo\j e)fiei\j e)xepeuke/a be/lea au)toi=sin ( )Axaioi=sin) e)/ballen<br />Without e)fiei\j this sentence would mean; The god was shooting sharp arrows at them (the Achaeans).<br />I am not sure what to do with e)fiei\j. The vocabulary section of the book says that it is a participle. It would have to be an aorist passive ( what happened to the theta?) The glosses given for e)fi/hmi are ...


Ancient Greek Inscriptions

Imaging Inscriptions

tou\j no/mouj oi( 7)Aqhnai=oi ei)j li/qouj gra/fousin.

Want to see how Greeks wrote their language down in the manner that stands for millenia?

Here's the inscriptions from various districts of the ancient greek world. Photos and "squeezes". (What exatcly is a squeeze? papers pressed against the inscribed stone surface???)
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Medieval Women Writers in Latin

Texts and resources for Egeria, Constantia, and Hrotsvit
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The Labyrinth Latin Bookcase

Directory of links to mainly (but not exclusively) Medieval Latin texts.<br /><br />http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/library/latin/latin-lib.html
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Vergil's Dido

:)I will like to know what do you think of Dido, the widowed queen and of Eneas's conduct. Why did Vergil chose such a conduct for his hero?
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