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Postby simbird » Wed Aug 13, 2008 4:54 pm

ok so im just wondering is this the corrrect greek lettering for pope john paul 2 favorite saying "totus tuus"

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Postby Twpsyn » Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:55 pm

That is Latin, not Greek.
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Postby simbird » Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:10 pm

The place where i got these Charcters said they were greek. and i believe they are. they use the sigma nad the tau so isnt that greek?
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Postby Amadeus » Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:15 pm

What Twpsyn means is that the phrase "totus tuus" is Latin, so why would you want to write a Latin phrase with Greek letters?
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Postby simbird » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:50 pm

well im looking for older characters so i thought these would be good. how would i go about spelling it then with latin charcters? and what would they look like?
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Postby Amadeus » Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:39 pm

The Latin would look like this: "Totus tuus"

or like this: "TOTVS TVVS"

The characters are the same, as you can see, except that a capital u is written like a capital v.
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Postby GreekGeek2 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:06 am

TOTVS TVVS would be πᾶς σὀς or something like that.
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Postby annis » Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:02 pm

William S. Annis — http://www.aoidoi.org/http://www.scholiastae.org/
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Postby GreekGeek2 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:00 pm

But what does TOTVS TVVS mean? All yours or something? (Latin isn't as good as Greek).
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Postby annis » Fri Aug 15, 2008 8:52 pm

GreekGeek2 wrote:All yours or something?


Exactly: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totus_Tuus
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Postby Swth\r » Tue Aug 19, 2008 1:16 pm

GreekGeek2 wrote:TOTVS TVVS would be πᾶς σὀς or something like that.


And why not: ὃλος σός?
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