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Ecloga V

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Ecloga V

Line 4. Menalcas has proposed that he sing while Mopsus plays the pipes. Mopsus responds, and afterwards suggests they go get out of the sun:

Tu maior; tibi me est aecum parere, Menalca

"You are greater, Menalcas;" -- I get "tibi parere" in itself. I take it "aecum" ...

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on Fri May 29, 2015 3:14 pm
 

First Greek Writer Exercises III-V

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First Greek Writer Exercises III-V

I will try breaking off threads for every group of three exercises going forward, but may adjust that depending on forum clutter. And I'm going to use the following headings to organize my posts:

Exercise X -- Comment @YYY
Exercise X -- Submission
Exercise X ...

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on Fri May 29, 2015 2:08 pm
 

Aristotle De Interpretatione VII

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Aristotle De Interpretatione VII

Greetings,

Here is an excerpt from Aristotle's De Interpretatione VII

ἐὰν μὲν οὖν καθὀλου ἀποφαίνηται ἐπὶ τοῦ καθόλου ὅτι ὑπάρχει τι ἢ μή, ἔσονται ἐναντίαι αἱ ἀποφάνσεις. λέγω δὲ ἐπὶ τοῦ καθόλου ἀποφαίνεσθαι τοῦ καθόλου, οἷον πᾶς ἄνθρωπος λευκός, οὐδείς ἄνθρωπος λευκός. ὅταν δὲ τῶν καθόλου ...


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on Fri May 29, 2015 2:48 am
 

Confusion: possessive adjectives vs. pronouns in genitive

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Confusion: possessive adjectives vs. pronouns in genitive

In English, the possessive adjective 'my' is essentially the same thing as the pronoun in genitive. In Latin, however, the possessive adjectives 'meus', etc. are not the pronouns in genitive form, but rather they act like all Latin adjectives, agreeing with the noun ...

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on Fri May 29, 2015 12:52 am
 

quoad v. quátenus

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quoad v. quátenus

If this is the wrong sub-forum for this, please let me know and I'll remove it and post elsewhere (in composition?).

I'm working on a little piece and am trying to figure out the difference between quoad and quátenus, or, rather, which one to use.

I'm trying ...

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on Thu May 28, 2015 3:19 pm
 

translation assiatance please

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translation assiatance please

Rex, postquam boves geryonis accepit, laborem undecimum Herculi imposuit, graviorem quam quos supra narravimus. There is a footnote after quam which says to substitute 'ei erant'. I believe this is a situation where a form of qui is used instead of a form of is which the ...

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on Wed May 27, 2015 11:46 pm
 

Joke in Anabasis of Xenophon

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Joke in Anabasis of Xenophon

I came across a section of the Anabasis in book 7 chapter 3 line 24, where the army is having a feast with Seuthes and a man named Arustas cracks a joke but I dont know why it is so funny. I know what the ...

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on Wed May 27, 2015 3:33 am
 

First Greek Writer Study Group

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First Greek Writer Study Group

First Greek Writer
First Greek Writer Key

I will post my answers to the exercises here, and offer any comments that I am able to anyone who wishes to do the same.

I won't try to post a schedule. Anyone is welcome to drop in ...

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on Tue May 26, 2015 5:05 pm
 

Alexandros to hellenikon paidion

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Alexandros to hellenikon paidion

In the ALEXANDROS TO HELLENIKON PAIDION book, at p.189, it is written :


Ἡ σύναρθρος ἀντωνυμία· τῇ συνάρθῳ ἀντωνυμίᾳ χρῶνται καὶ τὰς τῆς ἀντωνυμίας γενικὰς καὶ τάσδε· ἐμός, σός, ἡμέτερος, ὑμέτερος·


The pronoun accompanied by the article: with the pronoun accompanied by the article they [the ...

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on Mon May 25, 2015 4:46 am
 

Conracted genitive of -εᾱς nouns

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Conracted genitive of -εᾱς nouns

Smyth says -οῦ, but LSJ says -ᾶ except in the case of κατωφαγᾶς where it lists -οῦ alongside -ᾶ. A Perseus collections search yields neither Βορρᾶ nor Βορροῦ. Does the genitive in -οῦ then occur in any other words?

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on Fri May 22, 2015 7:06 pm
 
 

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