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by Sohtnirybal
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Aristophanes -Frogs
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Aristophanes -Frogs

Wow thanks a lot, that was what I was looking for. By the way do you know a grammatical commentary on Aristotle's metaphysics (nur alpha book) thanks
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Aristophanes -Frogs
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Aristophanes -Frogs

Hi dear friends As I had announced, in this vacations I´ll try my first Aristophanes so I´ll read Frogs having reading also my first Plato Menexenus during the first semestrer of this year, so I´m just wondering if any of you might you know a good english commentator (mostly grammar commentator) on ...
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Odyssey Reading Group: Introduction
Replies: 13
Views: 2474

Re: Odyssey Reading Group: Introduction

χαίρετε

I gladly join :)
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Too late to become a classicist?
Replies: 6
Views: 846

Re: Too late to become a classicist?

I agree with the comments: you still being young, Greeks -as I understand- consider that the age most beautiful the ἀρχή happens at the age of 40's because its the age of maduration and so on, I'm not completely sure of this reference -just heardth so many times in the faculty of philosophy where I ...
by Sohtnirybal
Thu May 30, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Advice for a Greek reading group?
Replies: 17
Views: 1824

Re: Advice for a Greek reading group?

i would like also add this: http://hypotactic.com/ I think I don´t see it in your resources. Is a page for metric and so on.
by Sohtnirybal
Mon May 27, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Advice for a Greek reading group?
Replies: 17
Views: 1824

Re: Advice for a Greek reading group?

thanks, what I'm trying ist almost obscene, 'm reading my first dialogue without any help its without following any comment or comentators, of course it would be insane if I do not have someone better than me who makes me understand why and where I did it wrong, so fortunately in class the teacher c...
by Sohtnirybal
Sun May 26, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: In my research i have to quote quite often ancient Greek sources, therefore I need a program that can help me with this.
Replies: 5
Views: 938

Re: In my research i have to quote quite often ancient Greek sources, therefore I need a program that can help me with t

microsoft also have a politonic keyboard, you could download and use it, it's not so practical to use but you could get familiar with it and finally as I did, you type in greek without any deal.

εὐψύχει!
by Sohtnirybal
Sun May 26, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Advice for a Greek reading group?
Replies: 17
Views: 1824

Re: Advice for a Greek reading group?

Well I just recently started to read my first platonic dialogue, sot Menexenus is my real first greek, as you could guess my greek is the one of an neophilus but if this is not a big deal I could joing you gladly, I really want to learn greek, and Homer is one of this author I want to read in greek.
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: More Bach
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: More Bach

thanks for this
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Re: Looking for a memrise collaborator.

Going back to what really matters me and to the unique reason I open a post, finally a collaborator.

I'm gladly with your help Nate.a I will write you a private message also I will make you a memrise collaborator (it means you can edit the course too)
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hullo
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: Hullo

Wow, I haven´t know those pages, seem really awesome. Well, in my case I had find places to study but all of them are really far from where I am (I live in Argentina) Polis as I understand is Koine Greek, Vivarium novum Is where I really want to study but really is expensive and is very hard to past...
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hullo
Replies: 10
Views: 1698

Re: Hullo

Hallo. Wow, I´m Impressed for what you said. You can speak attic? that´s awesome, how you did it? also how long does it take you? I´m a grekk autodidact student since one year and a half, and sometimes I get anxiety because I didn´t feel I improve my greek, I study almost 5 hours more than less at d...
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civilization and Culture of the Greeks and Romans
Topic: Food -Dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 1693

Re: Food -Dishes

the last comment is true, the french have very interesting works about this topic, I recently found a very seductive book call, Honey, Olives, Octopus. Adventures at the Greek Table.
by Sohtnirybal
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: James Morwood 1943 - 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 747

Re: James Morwood 1943 - 2017

I use his greek grammar to study, I find it very useful and very esencial, I think this grammar is a must have for the learner of ancient greek. my greek professor who was his student in UK -Oxford- told me that he passed away.
by Sohtnirybal
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Re: Looking for a memrise collaborator.

Hello to everyone, this is going to be very simple. 1. Besides all this, even if the book had perfect Greek and (somehow) perfect English translations, I'm not sure what the point is. Learning to say "hello" and "goodbye" is facile and is almost certainly not the key to your understanding Greek bett...
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Re: Looking for a memrise collaborator.

Woww, really apreciate your help. I'm going to put my hands on work, thank you. My numbering is off by 1. For example, 43.1: παυτηνί -> ταυτηνί is actually in 44:1. I misread the layout of the Memrise page, i.e. I read "<43" as the beginning of a sequence "<43 ... />", ie "The following contains li...
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Re: Looking for a memrise collaborator.

Here is my proof-reading of 15 lists (42 - 57). I suggest you check what I think are mistakes against your other references: Title: english an Ancient Greek -> English to Ancient Greek 43.1: παυτηνί -> ταυτηνί 43.7: νὲ Δία -> νὴ Δία 43.22: Andshe’s -> And she's 44.27: εἰσελήλυϙεν -> εἰσελήλυθεν 44....
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Re: Looking for a memrise collaborator.

I have briefly looked at your memrise course. I commend your industry but the translations into English are hardly idiomatic. “Well, Hello there!” has quite a different meaning in England than you might imagine. “How goes it” a literal translation of the German but utterly unidiomatic. ‘Very nice” ...
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Re: Looking for a memrise collaborator.

Thanks, the course is here https://www.memrise.com/course/2204032/ ... ent-greek/ idk why it does not appear, it happens several times
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Just a couple of questions
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: Just a couple of questions

Ok, that eautou refers to ekastos.

It´s clear now.
Thanks
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Looking for a memrise collaborator.
Replies: 32
Views: 4289

Looking for a memrise collaborator.

Hello everybody Remember this book Sprechen sie Attisch? "It was discused previously here: https://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10924&p=202105&hilit=attisch#p202105 " Well, I don´t know if you are familiar with memrise app, in any case I think it´s a very useful app to memor...
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Just a couple of questions
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: Just a couple of questions

bedwere wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:56 am
2. In English too we could have said: they started each to pluck his own feathers.
Here I have a question "his own feathers" own refers to the coloios or to themselves? in the last sense they were recovering their feathers.
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Just a couple of questions
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: Just a couple of questions

Dear sir, thanks.
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Just a couple of questions
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Just a couple of questions

Hallo leute. I have benn working in my textbook and I got some questions that you could helpe me to clarify, here they are: “κακοῦργός τίς ἐστιν ὁ κολοιός· τοῖς γὰρ πτεροῖς, ἃ ἡμῖν ἀπεβέβλητο, τούτοις κεκόσμηται· ὥσπερ τεθηραμένα οὐδ’ ὡς ἑαυτοῦ ὄντα φέρει τὰ ποικίλα πτερά.” Καὶ ταῦτ’ εἰπόντες ὡρμήθη...
by Sohtnirybal
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Civilization and Culture of the Greeks and Romans
Topic: Food -Dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 1693

Re: Food -Dishes

I surely know you are acquainted to the Nietzschean's Ecce Homo, What makes you surely know that I am acquainted to Nietzsche, please? Hallo. You are right, I just supposed because Nietzsche's is a rockstar and because I thought, being influenced by a "cognitive bias (in spanish sesgo cognitivo), t...
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civilization and Culture of the Greeks and Romans
Topic: Food -Dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 1693

Re: Food -Dishes

Thanks you both for your answers. Dear Agesilaos I enjoyed your comment. Yes, you got what I really want, it´s get an approach to the ancient greeks not only by the language but also by their stomach, that´s why I want to know what did greeks ate. I surely know you are acquainted to the Nietzschean'...
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: ἐπί-ἔφ' phonetical changes.
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: ἐπί-ἔφ' phonetical changes.

Thanks for your answers. And yes ἐφ', ἀφ', ὐφ' sound really funny, for me sound like really weird war cry.

ἔρρωσο
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: ἐπί-ἔφ' phonetical changes.
Replies: 3
Views: 499

ἐπί-ἔφ' phonetical changes.

Hallo Leute I´m here because I have seen in my exercising book this expression: ἐπ' αὐτοῑς Ι wonder by one hand on the meaning, -which seems to me an expression like ἐπί τούτοις- . on the other hand, what really makes me confuse is this: why it's not written ἔφ' αὐτοῑς ? what I would like to know is...
by Sohtnirybal
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civilization and Culture of the Greeks and Romans
Topic: Food -Dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 1693

Food -Dishes

Χαίρετε ὦ φίλοι.

I was wondering if you might know books on diet, ingredients, dishes and in general if you know anyinformation to response: what did the greeks used to eat?

Thanks, and hope your comments
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: one small translation question
Replies: 4
Views: 618

Re: one small translation question

"ἑπτὰ ἀγαθοὶ τῶν δέκα ὁπλιτωῶν * ὁπλιτῶν* μένουσι ν ." I enphasize two little mistakes. But yes it's clear the sense. And also in the version of Jeidsath -which is the same as yours only that you change the order . - τῶν δέκα ὁπλιτῶν μένουσι ἑπτὰ καὶ ἀγαθοί . For me both have sense, but i prefer- st...
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: *Some savage difficulties appear while exercising greek*
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Re: *Some savage difficulties appear while exercising greek*

Well it seems to me enough, thanks for your help :)
by Sohtnirybal
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: *Some savage difficulties appear while exercising greek*
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Re: *Some savage difficulties appear while exercising greek*

Thanks. Yes it makes clear much more things. I just have three little doubts

1. what do you thing is the role of ἅμα in the second part.
2. In the first part I want you to explain how you understand this τοι.
3. λάβεσθε χειρὸς δεξιᾶς - How you understand it?

Thanks
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Meaning of the Word ἐλθούσης
Replies: 3
Views: 608

Re: Meaning of the Word ἐλθούσης

For me seems to be a passive femenine aorist in the genitive singular, which the nominative is ἐλθοῦσα. Check here http://ucbclassics.dreamhosters.com/ancgreek/paradigmsU/paradigmtables4BOM.html the section number 61. Participles in -ούς, -οῦσα, -όν and also here the section of the aorist https://en...
by Sohtnirybal
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: *Some savage difficulties appear while exercising greek*
Replies: 4
Views: 693

*Some savage difficulties appear while exercising greek*

Hallo Leute, I have been making my routinary translation exercising but some difficulties -those that appear against and assault me- emerge. 1. The first one here (Medea speaks) ”ἐξέλθετ᾿, ἀσπάσασθε καὶ προσείπετε πατέρα μεθ’ ἡμῶν καὶ διαλλάχθηθ᾿ ἅμα τῆς πρόσθεν ἔχθρας εἰς φίλους μητρὸς μέτα· λάβεσθ...
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Greek-English Phrasebook (Sprechen Sie Attisch)
Replies: 17
Views: 8128

Re: Greek-English Phrasebook (Sprechen Sie Attisch)

https://www.memrise.com/course/2204032/ ... ent-greek/ I already make the course in memrise, I put the link if you are interested in. Tell me please if you find any mistake.
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Greek Textbooks and Study Groups
Topic: Athenaze Student books
Replies: 0
Views: 893

Athenaze Student books

I was wonder if any of you have the athenaze student books, in the italian edition, I have been searching for those but unfortunatelly my searchings have been unsuccessful.
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Some question on greek and a greeting.
Replies: 3
Views: 661

Re: Some question on greek and a greeting.

Thanks you both to answer and clarify my doubts. For me makes much more sense that τοῦ γενέσθαι is a genitive partitive of ἐπιθυμία, because I was tempted to understand that infitive beign ruled by the κατέλαβε but It doesn´t persuade me at all, so yes what you say makes more sense. In the other han...
by Sohtnirybal
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: It's my first time to introduce myself.
Replies: 4
Views: 787

Re: It's my first time to introduce myself.

I, like you, am new in this website. Just want you to ask how long have you being studying greek and latin? Wich one like you the most? in the other hand have you ever try apps to learn, I just tried memrise and I really like it, I could recommend you a course of conversational ancient greek, if you...