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Software for learning ancient Greek

Postby Hornet » Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:07 pm

Is there any software that deals with learning ancient Greek?
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Postby rustymason » Thu May 03, 2007 2:53 pm

No, I don't know of any, sorry. I looked around for awhile and gave up, deciding to do it the hard way, the same as my ancestors. You know sonny, back in my day we didn't have these fancy-schmancy computers .... ;-)

I thought about making my own set of flashcards for a commercial program such as Before You Know It (www.BYKI.com). I don't know if that particular program would allow me to make tables for declensions and conjugations.
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Re: Software for learning ancient Greek

Postby aloimonon » Sat May 05, 2007 12:59 am

Hornet wrote:Is there any software that deals with learning ancient Greek?


Though I have found a reference to this on a mailing list, I have not yet tried it:
http://www.kalos-software.com/

Perhaps it suits your needs.
ἀλλ' ἔγωγε ἐξ αὐτῶν τούτων μᾶλλον αὐτὸν τεθαύμακα, ὅτι ἔν τε ἀλλοκότοις καὶ ἐν ἐξαισίοις πράγμασι αὐτός τε διεγένετο καὶ τὴν ἀρχὴν διεσώσατο. Dio LXXII 36.3
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Postby pocketscholar » Sat May 05, 2007 2:36 pm

What are you looking for? If it is just a flash card program there are a number created for Koine Greek learning. Most programs allow you to setup your own word lists.

A few flash card packages
www.teknia.com - free software
www.pdascholar.com - Palm / PocketPC software
http://s91279732.onlinehome.us/flash/ - Flash Pro
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Hungry Frog

Postby Socrates the Cyborg » Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:47 am

This is a very very strange program. I have played around with it alittle bit. Hard to say how effective it is, it also might give you nightmares!

http://hungryfrog.com/

It's free though. :D
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Postby Helma » Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:23 pm

If you count a website as 'software', you should definitely check out
socrates.berkeley.edu/~ancgreek

This is the website that accompanies Mastronarde's textbook, but morphology and vocabulary will be what anybody needs.

You can order a CD if you want to use these materials off line.

More websites: www.greekgrammar.com
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Re: Software for learning ancient Greek

Postby txgreekmann » Sat Sep 08, 2007 5:43 pm

plukidis wrote:
Hornet wrote:Is there any software that deals with learning ancient Greek?


Though I have found a reference to this on a mailing list, I have not yet tried it:
http://www.kalos-software.com/

Perhaps it suits your needs.


Kalos is no good. My professor recommended it to me and after using it a while she discovered some grave errors in how they came to some of their forms for the verbs.
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Re: Software for learning ancient Greek

Postby Σαῦλος » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:48 am

Kalos is excellent. I use it daily.
I will babble until I talk. ετι λαλαγω...
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