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Φληάδος

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Φληάδος

Gentlemen, deep from within the manuscript vaults of the British Library, I present you with the Φληάδος.

Μῆνιν ἄειδε θεὰ ταφιηϊάδεω κάμβροιο οὐλομένην, ἥ μύρια φληοῖς ἄλγε' ἔθηκε Πολλὰς τὲ στουτὰς ψυχὰς ἀΐδι προΐαψεν...


It goes on through book Σ.

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:37 pm
 

katante^santes

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katante^santes

hi. :)

what is the dictionary form (finite present indicative singular) of katante^santes ?
I think it is the aorist participle of katantao^, but what is its root verb ?
kata + anti + what ?
In the intermediate Liddell&Scott, I ...

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on Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:01 am
 

lost the point of view in an indirect discourse passage

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lost the point of view in an indirect discourse passage

Suetonius, Divus Iulius, 17

Context: In the controversy following the rout of Catiline, informers are suggesting that Julius Caesar himself
was one of the conspirators. Caesar needs to squelch this incipient McCarthyism.


id uero Caesar nullo modo tolerandum existimans, ...


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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:14 pm
 

Quae ubi intravere portas

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Quae ubi intravere portas

Orberg (from Livy) is describing the unusual mood of the Albani when their city is occupied by the Romans. I't seems that down to flammaeque miscet, the description is of what one would normally expect in a captured city. But 'sed silentium....' is what's different about ...

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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:01 pm
 

result clause equivalent?

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result clause equivalent?

Suetonius, Divus Iulus, xvi.

Context: Caesar's conflict with the ruling faction in the senate.

ceterum Caecilio Metello tribuno plebis turbulentissimas leges aduersus collegarum intercessionem ferenti auctorem propugnatoremque se pertinacissime praestitit, donec ambo administratione rei publicae decreto patrum submouerentur.



trial translation:
Caesar most stubbornly supported Caecilius Metellus tribune ...


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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 1:51 pm
 

Should education be fun?

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Should education be fun?

I'll get around to transcribing people's recently posted audio shortly, but I saw this on Laudator Temporis Acti:

Aristotle, Politics 8.4.4 (1339 a; tr. H. Rackham):
Now it is not difficult to see that one must not make amusement the object of the education of the ...


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on Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:06 am
 

need help with pronoun antecedents

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need help with pronoun antecedents

Suetonius, Divus Iulius, XIV

As many senators press for harsh measures against the Catilinian conspirators, now under arrest, Julius Caesar scares them with the prospect of an enraged plebian class filled with hatred for those who would punish Catiline and his alllies.

I need help ...

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on Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:09 pm
 

Biblical philology

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Biblical philology

Courtesy of Language Log:

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=17350

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on Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:51 pm
 

Qui vs. Quis/, Quid vs. Quod

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Qui vs. Quis/, Quid vs. Quod

Salvete,

I am not quite clear about when to use the interrogative pronoun and when the interactive adjective pronount. Take the following sample sentences:

  • Qui est aspectus campi magnetici galaxiae nostri? (my own translation of an English sentence) In this case I am ...


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on Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:09 pm
 

Learning French and Greek at the same time!

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Learning French and Greek at the same time!

In high school, my dad (who is French) studied Greek for some time, mostly because that way he didn't have to take German. He told me that the only thing he ever learnt was οὐκ ἔλαβον πόλιν. For some reason, my dad ...

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on Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:54 pm
 
 

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