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Postby David Beckham » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:24 pm

For a "learners" forum, textkit looks quite erudite. I have a degree in classics and philosophy, but still know the languages less well than I should and certainly less well than some of you seem to do. I look forward to sharpening my knowledge :-)

Perhaps my biggest problem with Ancient Greek is pronouncing it. Will post in more detail on the Greek board.
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Re: New member

Postby bedwere » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:49 pm

Welcome to Textkit, David!
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Postby ἑκηβόλος » Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:25 pm

David Beckham wrote:Perhaps my biggest problem with Ancient Greek is pronouncing it.

Pronunciation is a lot like a thespian's attire - you can wear chainmail with your sneakers, but not sneakers with your chainmail.
I sang of the dancing stars,
I sang of the daedal Earth,
And of Heaven -- and the giant wars,
And Love, and Death, and Birth, --
(Shelley, Hymn of Pan)
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