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Question on Word Order

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Question on Word Order

The following question is from the Unit 7 exercises Section 3 number 5 of Mastronarde's Introduction to Attic Greek. It asks for a translation into Attic of the following text: "with the small children of the messenger." My answer was: συν τοις μικροις του αγγελου παιδιοις. ...

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on Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:27 pm
 

Introduction

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Introduction

Hello all, my name is Andre Brilliant. I am a 16 year old homeschooler hailing from Meridian, Idaho. I enjoy learning ancient languages, of which I study 2: Attic Greek and Akkadian. I am currently teaching myself Attic from Mastronarde's Introduction to Attic Greek and Akkadian from John Huehnergard's ...

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on Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:15 pm
 

Ancient Greek word question

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Ancient Greek word question

Hello everyone,

I have a very specific question about a word in ancient greek.Does anyone know if the concept of ''generosity'' existed in ancient greek and if yes, what was the exact word and etymology?

I would be grateful if you could let me know, I ...

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on Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:39 pm
 

How did Monastics Learn Language

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How did Monastics Learn Language

I am fascinated the methods that monastics used to learn language. As many of you probably know, Irish monastics were particularly learned. Many of them, besides their native tongue, knew Latin, Greek, and sometimes Hebrew. Is anyone familiar with the ways that they learned language?

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on Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:47 am
 

The Value of the Greek and Roman Classics

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The Value of the Greek and Roman Classics

This is a talk given by Sean Gabb at the 2017 meeting of the Property and Freedom Society.

https://youtu.be/sJy31-Drdos?t=7m4s

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on Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:22 pm
 

Audio for Classical Texts in Demotic

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Audio for Classical Texts in Demotic

I was wondering if any of you have happened upon classical texts put to Modern Greek pronunciation. I suppose I am looking for anything, including Koine, post-classical, Byzantine, but I would prefer ante-classical texts. Obviously, I have the NT covered-- though if you knew ...

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on Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:09 pm
 

Audio of Classical Texts in Ecclesiastical Pronunciation

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Audio of Classical Texts in Ecclesiastical Pronunciation

Do you all know where-- if it exists at all-- I can find classical Latin texts in full, pronounced according to the ecclesiastical pronunciation? Leave aside the Vulgate and later texts such as Augustine, et al. (Bedwere already has those covered). I am ...

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on Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:03 pm
 

A plug for Emacs

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A plug for Emacs

When I need to type a Greek word into a Latin document, I use the powerful text editor Emacs. The command set-input-method lets me shift into Greek, and back to Latin on the same line of text. The Greek characters are about what you'd expect a ...

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on Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:10 pm
 

Cic., pro Sestio, XXIV

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Cic., pro Sestio, XXIV

Cicero is condemning the pair of crooked consuls who turned the government upside down and sent Cicero into exile. I need help on classifying this use of the subjunctive:

Quodsi meis incommodis laetabantur, urbis tame periculo commoverentur.

Here is the LCL translation: Yet even if they ...

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on Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:39 pm
 

Helo with "γνούς" aorist participle of γιγώσκω

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Helo with "γνούς" aorist participle of γιγώσκω

So I have been looking for any rule, contraction or general explanation for why the first person aorist participle in nominative of γιγνώσκω has that declension. I understand that the stem should be γνω- or γν- after eliminating the -σκ- infix and the ...

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on Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:56 am
 
 

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