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Hello!

Hi, my name is Emil and I am interested in New testament koine greek. I am learning on my own so I hope this forum will help me. <br /><br />I live in Bulgaria, just north of Greece! So I speak Bulgarian and here we use the cyrilic alphabet and some of the letters are same as greek. <br /><br />Greetings to all :)<br />
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Please help

This sequence from Catullus 101 is giving me trouble :(<br />I think I have the gist of it, but the intertwining structures are rather confusing.<br /><br />Nunc tamen interea haec, prisco quae more parentum<br /> tradita sunt tristi munere ad inferias,<br />accipe fraterno multum manantia fletu,<br /> atque in perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale.<br /><br />I have no trouble with the last line, but even heavily annotated, ...
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HRAKLEITOU a)/llo

<br />po/lemoj pa/ntwn me\n path/r e)sti, pa/ntwn de\ basileu/j, kai\ tou\j me\n qeou\j e)/deice, tou\j de\ a)nqrw/pouj: tou\j me\n dou/louj e)poi/hse, tou\j de\ e)leuqe/rouj.<br /><br />"War is the father of all and the king of all, and shows/makes some gods and some humans; some it makes slaves, some free."<br /><br />It's not entirely clear what exactly Heraclitus means by "war" here - he's called "the dark/obscure one" for more than just his gloomy outlook - ...
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HRAKLEITOU

potamoi=j toi=j au)toi=j e)mbai/nome/n te kai\ ou)k e)mbai/nomen, ei=me/n te kai\ ou)k ei=men.

"Into the same river we step and step not; we are and we are not."
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Proper name help, latin

Trying to turn the english name KAITLYN into Latin, can anyone help?
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Enclitics and accent

As I know, when the postpositive conjunction "-que" is added, the accent is placed so, as if it were a single word. When the preceding syllable is long, there is no difficulty to place it: "senatus populu'sque romanus" and so on. But where must the accent be placed in such cases as "corpus animaque"? (It is nominative; so the "i" and last "a" both are short.) I’m not sure that "ani'maque" is correct.
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TRANSLATION

:'( Can somebody out there please help translate this into latin <br /><br /><br />"The LORD is my light and my salvation;<br /> whom shall I fear?<br /> The LORD is the strongholda of my life;<br /> of whom shall I be afraid? "<br />
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Book recommendation please

Two books have been recommended and I would like your opinion on which one is the best.<br />1. Athenaze by Maurice Balme and Gilbert Lawall<br /> Reviews on this book vary from "the best" to " horrible" with nothing inbetween.<br />2. Beginning Greek By S.Paine. This book came highly recommended. What makes me hesitant (besides the price)is that this book prepares a person to read the Anabasis. I have nothing against that but some of ...
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What's the protocol?

Am I supposed to delete my messages after a certain time or do they disappear automatically ( of do they just stay and clutter up the board ?) What's the protocol?
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Pronounciation of "chi"

In JWW First Greek Book it says in 1., that c is pronounced like the "ch" in the German word "Buch". The German "ch" is pronounced very similarly to an "r". <br /><br />That does not really make sense to me, since I thought c was nearly pronounced like a "k". In addition, the German "ch" pronounciation for c sounds weird to me, since it sounds nearly like a r.<br /><br />I would greatly appreciate ...
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