1%homeless wrote:hmm... I wonder if ioannis is related to William.
chad wrote:i've found that e.g. if you take very general greek sentences, practice saying and thinking them fluently, and then make a few little changes, e.g. substitute new nouns/adjectives for the old, you can start to try a few whole new sentences without too much effort;
ioannis wrote:Is there any hope for me? I wonder how I can learn Ancient Greek, in the age of 34, being Greek. Are there any books here especially for disgraceful Greeks like me?
annis wrote:There is not, to the best of my knowledge, any Greek in my ancestry, even if I was born in a city named Sparta (Wisconsin, USA). Though, given the steady stream of disclosures about, um, irregularities in the parentage of various relatives, I shouldn't be surprised if there is.
1%homeless wrote:Hmm... so annis isn't a greek name?
Kasper wrote:I am currently studying Attic Greek with White's book, will I still be able to read Homer and the NT?
And what is the chronological order of these three? Homeric -> Attic -> NT?
klewlis wrote:yes except in the NT it's [face=SPIonic]Iwannhj[/face], 1st Dec. Masc, and there is no "is" form.
ioannis wrote:Modern Greek tend to name their children with Hebrew than Greek names to forget their "guilty" (12 God Religion) past.
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