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by aretay00
Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Capitalization
Replies: 3
Views: 1705

Capitalization

I am wondering when words were capitalized in Homeric Greek. Titles of books? Names of people? Of places? Government offices? Perhaps significant events (like the Trojan War)?

Pardon my beginner's ignorance!
by aretay00
Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Autenrieth vs. Cunliffe
Replies: 5
Views: 2186

Autenrieth vs. Cunliffe

I am interested in a comparison of Cunliffe's "A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect" and Autenrieth's "A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges".

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of both for committed beginners? Which one would you suggest?
by aretay00
Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Homeric Greek dictionary
Replies: 2
Views: 2207

Homeric Greek dictionary

I'm studying Homeric Greek, as my profile indicates. I am wondering which dictionary to buy. I know, from other posts, that "A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect" by Richard Cunliffe is a valuable resource. I know about the Liddell & Scott. So I have two questions: 1) Is Cunliffe's text the best diction...
by aretay00
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 223544

Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

I have just started learning Homeric Greek, out of a love of etymology and linguistics in general. Hopefully this site will be helpful for me. :D