Paul Derouda wrote:Hmm... I'm sorry to disagree, but I wouldn't recommend a beginner to spend too much time listening to audio recordings of Homer, though this would be the right approach for living languages. The whole issue of reconstructed pronunciation is just too controversial. Keep it simple.
Just learn Homeric Greek. There is an excellent book called "Homeric Greek - a Book for Beginners" by Clyde Pharr, also available online here on Textkit http://www.textkit.com/learn/ID/165/author_id/81/.
ahngang942 wrote:I'm kinda confused which type of Greek I should learn
Paul Derouda wrote:I find the whole issue of reconstructed pronounciation fascinating, and I'd be grateful to know if there is a comprehensive list of internet and other resources somewhere.
pster wrote:ahngang, there are a number of recordings available for Homer. Most are just sections, but there are I believe some complete sets. If you do a search, you will find past discussions of audio recordings. Beware though, Scribo has some very high standards. So perhaps the best is just to pay Scribo to record Homer. Despite her jet setting around Greece, I'm sure she would make the time. What's your price for a complete recording of Illiad Scrib? Hades, maybe I'll chip in.
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