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POLL: THE CHARM OF GREEK

An extensive poll for TextKit LEARNERS OF GREEK.<br /><br /> What was that particular thing which brought you to start learning Greek?<br /> How did you first get curious about the language?<br /><br />Please VOTE by choosing one of the following NUMBERS (keeping in mind this is not about WHY you learn it, but about WHAT you found most attractive in Greek).<br /><br /> You can also defend your choice, the longer the better. I'm ...
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Some difficulty...

How would I use the verb postponere in a context, which suggests I esteem one thing to be of a greater value than another? Can the verb postponere even specify more than one object?<br /><br />If so, would the sentence be something like the following?<br /><br />Pecuniae hominem postpono<br />I put after money, the man.<br /><br /><br />The non-compound-verb form would be something like:<br /><br />Pono hominem post pecuniam. (This, however, may only be in ...
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so unfair

just a few minutes ago i was chatting with my friend mike, via instant messaging... he is on a two month tour of europe right now and is currently in rome... tomorrow he is going to see the sistine chapel.<br /><br />i am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo jealous and want to go sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo badly but fear i will never have the money. <br /><br />hopefully he will send me postcards :P
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Best Beginner's Greek Grammar ?

Greetings Greek people!<br /><br />The only Greek word that I know is "episkopos" so naturally I would like to at least be able to decline him!<br /><br />I am a beginner. I have glanced at a few explanations regarding breathings, accents etc. and am astounded by its relative complexity. (latin has the letters with which I am familiar!) I don't really understand it; but then again I've only glanced at explanations. So even though I ...
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Terrebis, terrebam.

<br />Turbamne terrebis? Non terrebam.<br />Will you frighten the crowd? No, I did not frighten the crowd.<br /><br />terrebis is 2nd person singular in the future tense, right?<br />terrebam is 1st person singular in the imperfect tense, right?<br /><br />If that's the case, then why is the question set in future tense while the response is in imperfect tense? I would think that the response would also be in future tense. ???<br /><br />
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Greek Texts out of Copyright that, in a Decent, Civilized So

Hello,<br /><br />I'm not sure whether this is the right forum to post text suggestions in; but since I have a mental list, and am fairly confident that Jeff is reading this forum (hi Jeff!), I'll go ahead.<br /><br />The list is based on two factors: what is rare (and therefore hugely expensive, usually impossible for the average independent learner to have access to), and what is helpful if not indispensible while making one's through ...
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Love of Latin and Greek = Love of Roman and Greek History?

Just a thought, I know for myself the urge to be able to read Plutarch, Caesar, Pliny, Virgil and the other Latin greats in their native language is a big part of my desire to improve my Latin ASAP (preferably done through osmosis while sleeping but so far no luck). Do any of you feel the same? <br /><br />I am also a Roman and Greek history fanatic and can't get enough of it whether ...
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Greek Language and Linguistics

http://www.greek-language.com/<br /><br />This site has sections on: the history of the language from Linear B to the present day; quick reviews and links to online grammars (including textkit ;D ;D) and reviews of print grammars for different stages of the language; lexical aids for classical and koine Greek; manuscripts and writing; plus others perhaps of more interest for the seriously academic.
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Thorough Greek Grammar

Does anyone here know of a thorough Greek grammar, which has stood the test of time, is advanced, and is relatively ubiquitous/easy to procure?<br /><br />p.s. I would prefer it if the book were more-or-less THE definitive text on Greek grammar.
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looking for Latin tutor

My daughter is 7 yrs old and mad about Latin. She takes a lesson about once a week, but lately her teacher can not give her enough lessons.<br />We live in Hendon London NW4.<br />Any help ?<br />Thanks<br />M
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