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Postby mariek » Wed Jul 09, 2003 3:26 pm

I just have a really simple/stupid question about the Agora forum.<br /><br />It looks like a place to practice and convense in Latin, that part seems obvious. However there is one thread titled "[font=SPIonic]w)= Rai/a[/font]" which I'm confused about... the posts don't even look like they're in Latin ?? ???<br />
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Re:Agora Forum

Postby benissimus » Thu Jul 10, 2003 12:59 am

You have to download the Greek font to read those correctly. If you have a desire to do so, go to the Greek forum and check out the top sticky post.
flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae
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Re:Agora Forum

Postby mariek » Thu Jul 10, 2003 6:31 am

OIC. Maybe I'll check that out in the future, I think I'll get thoroughly confused if I look at Greek right now. My hands are full enough with Latin ! ::)
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Postby benissimus » Thu Jul 10, 2003 7:39 am

Just LOOKING at it won't hurt :P<br />Besides, you have to learn the alphabet before you can even be confused as to what the sentences mean!
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Re:Agora Forum

Postby mariek » Thu Jul 10, 2003 7:51 am

<br />Ok, I'll take a lookie tomorrow. It's way past my bedtime and I'm too tired to futz with the pc cuz anything that (in theory) takes x minutes to complete will invariable require 5x minutes after ironing out the wrinkles !<br /><br />But you said I'd have to learn a new alphabet ? Hmmm... how hard can that be ? I managed to learn how to type on a Dvorak keyboard... can it be more difficult than that ?<br /><br />How do you say "good night" in Latin ? Since I haven't learned that yet, I will end with .... buona notte...<br />
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Re:Agora Forum

Postby mariek » Thu Jul 10, 2003 6:37 pm

<br />Ooooh.... I just installed the font. Wicked cool ! 8) I can see the Greek letters in the messages now, but the font doesn't seem to work one level up in the message title. <br />
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Postby Episcopus » Thu Jul 10, 2003 6:44 pm

I can read the Greek letters but only know episkopos. In school it's basically a funky code and is class. It looks impressive, who is to know that I in fact can not write Ancient Greek?
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