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by Dimitri
Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: latin to English dictionary
Replies: 4
Views: 2710

Re: latin to English dictionary

Thank you very much for both responses! I downloaded Diogenes and i'm testing it now!

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: latin to English dictionary
Replies: 4
Views: 2710

latin to English dictionary

Can someone please recommend a very good latin to english dictionary for me.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Alpha to Omega- learning Greek book
Replies: 0
Views: 1225

Alpha to Omega- learning Greek book

Does anyone know if there is an electronic version of "Alpha to Omega" by Groton? It can be either as a file or on a cd.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Homer's Odyssey workbook
Replies: 4
Views: 4676

Re: Homer's Odyssey workbook

Scribo,

Can you tell me what exactly is meant by a two part textbook in "Reading Homer"?

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Jul 29, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Homer's Odyssey workbook
Replies: 4
Views: 4676

Homer's Odyssey workbook

Is there a Greek learning workbook for "The Odyssey" similar to the Pharr book for "The Iliad"?

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Has a new group been formed?
Replies: 11
Views: 9248

Re: Has a new group been formed?

I have been waiting for a long time for a new study group to form! I'm starting to wonder if anyone is still interested in this. I don't see any comments about a new group.

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Possible Group Study?
Replies: 3
Views: 3546

Re: Possible Group Study?

Has a study group been formed yet to work with the Pharr book on Homeric Greek?

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Oct 24, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Which one author to start with?
Replies: 16
Views: 5676

prose composition

Annis,

thanks very much for your informative response!

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Which one author to start with?
Replies: 16
Views: 5676

prose composition

Annis, In reference to your October 4th posting about prose composition that it will ground you in grammar. Can you elaborate more on this since this interests me a lot and is necessary for all Greek scholars to be able to write well. Are you familiar with certain books/materials that will help? tha...
by Dimitri
Thu May 15, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Self learning motivation for Greek
Replies: 6
Views: 2842

Thank you for all of your wonderful responses!

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed May 14, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Self learning motivation for Greek
Replies: 6
Views: 2842

Self learning motivation for Greek

For those individuals learning Greek on their own as a self-study program, what study techniques keep you motivated to study?

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Answer key for Pharr book
Replies: 2
Views: 3732

pharr key

Thanks very much!

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Answer key for Pharr book
Replies: 2
Views: 3732

Answer key for Pharr book

Does anyone know if there is an answer key for the Pharr book? Its fine with me if its on the web or as a separate book. I want to begin from lesson 1 and work my way up.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Studying Plato
Replies: 10
Views: 3355

Studying Plato

I have taken a year of ancient greek in college and now have decided to study Plato on my own. I want to begin reading "The Apology". I am an American but I am very fluent in modern Greek having lived there several years. I also took 3 yrs of german in College. What is the best way for learning Plat...
by Dimitri
Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Gerostathes
Replies: 3
Views: 1671

Gerostathes

I have the book in modern Greek which I purchased in Greece when I was there. Its a great book. This post is a good reminder for me to review it.

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Hansen and Quinn "Greek an intensive course" answe
Replies: 10
Views: 15328

Professor Hansen

Paul,

Professor Hansen replied back to me and told me that unfortunately there was no answer key published to his book! It was quite unfortunate to hear that.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Feb 02, 2007 8:48 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Continuing my greek studies
Replies: 1
Views: 1302

Continuing my greek studies

I have taken a semester in Ancient Greek I and unfortunately my Ancient Greek II class was just cancelled. They told me that there was an insufficient amount of registered students. Therefore in the meantime, I want to be able to continue my greek studies on my own and try and attend another Greek c...
by Dimitri
Tue Dec 26, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Strategy to read Pharr
Replies: 12
Views: 13659

Chantraine's Homeric Grammar

I am looking to buy Chantraine's Homeric Grammar to aid with my Pharr book. How can this Homeric Grammar be helpful to me if it is written in French? I am also looking at Monro's Homeric Grammar at the same time too.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Dec 22, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Xenophon
Replies: 7
Views: 3423

Xenophon

Thanks very much for your response! I will go back and begin reading Homer for now. The Pharr book seemes to be a good refresher. I'm very familiar with it because thats the book we used in my Homeric Greek class.

Thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Dec 22, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Xenophon
Replies: 7
Views: 3423

Xenophon

Swiftnicolas,

Thanks very much for your response! I agree with you that Homer is a good place for me to continue now! I will do that and keep Herodotus nearby for the reading after Homer.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Fri Dec 22, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Xenophon
Replies: 7
Views: 3423

Xenophon

Beatus Pistor, Thanks very much for the information about The Xenophon books 1-4 Maurice Mather! I will look into this now. Does this contain the Greek with the equivalent english translation in addition to all the other notes, vocabulary that you mentioned? In the class that I just graduated from w...
by Dimitri
Fri Dec 22, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Xenophon
Replies: 7
Views: 3423

Xenophon

Does anyone know about a book on Xenophon's Anabasis that I can get to begin reading the Greek which may contain the english translation with notes etc? I just finished a class in Attic Greek and I would love someone to recommend a book to begin reading on my own starting with Xenophon's anabasis. t...
by Dimitri
Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Strategy to read Pharr
Replies: 12
Views: 13659

Reply to Pharr study

I took a Homeric greek class last semester using the Pharr book. The course was somewhat difficult but very rewarding to me! I am presently taking an Attic Greek I class using the Athenaze book. I followed the interesting suggestion of jk0592 and looked back at the Pharr book to see if it made it an...
by Dimitri
Sat Nov 18, 2006 9:48 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Learning greek verbs while using the Athenaze book for class
Replies: 6
Views: 3006

The greek verbs

I appreciate the input from both of you on this issue with the verbs. I am in the process now of taking this advice and using it productively to study.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed Nov 15, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Learning greek verbs while using the Athenaze book for class
Replies: 6
Views: 3006

Learning the Greek verbs

Sententia, Thank you very much for your reply! I now am able to see this and understand better what is needed for me to do. As you were able to see, I was somewhat confused about this. I would love to summarize in my own words to you your wonderful advice to make sure I am on the right track: 1. Lea...
by Dimitri
Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Hansen and Quinn "Greek an intensive course" answe
Replies: 10
Views: 15328

Hansen and Quinn question

Thanks very much! I will send the email to him and see how he replies!

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Tue Nov 14, 2006 1:49 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Hansen and Quinn "Greek an intensive course" answe
Replies: 10
Views: 15328

Hansen and Quinn "Greek an intensive course" answe

Does anyone know if there is some sort of an answer key to the Hansen and Quinn book? Or at least a partial answer key? There are a lot of good exercises in this book but without a key I don't know if im correct in my answers.

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Learning greek verbs while using the Athenaze book for class
Replies: 6
Views: 3006

Learning greek verbs while using the Athenaze book for class

I am presently taking a class in Ancient Greek that uses the Athenaze book. I am finding that the verbs that are listed at the beginning of each chapter are in the first person singular. What is the proper way to study these verbs as I run into them? To study the principal parts? or to be able to co...
by Dimitri
Tue Oct 03, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Plato - where to start?
Replies: 11
Views: 5580

A greek prose reading course.

Thanks for the link to that book on amazon for studying Plato's Crito. Is that the only dialogue available of Plato's in that series? How can I find other Plato dialogues on amazon?

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Plato - where to start?
Replies: 11
Views: 5580

Little orange book for reading Plato

Chad,

Where can I get" The prose for non-beginners series" book that you mention for studying Plato?

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Hanson and Quinn Greek Book
Replies: 1
Views: 1385

Hanson and Quinn Greek Book

Does anyone have the answer key or know where I can find it for the beginning exercises in the Hanson and Quinn Greek book? I have seen on here answer keys for unit 8 and higher but nothing below unit 8. Can someone help?

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Greek Textbooks and Study Groups
Topic: Vocabulary Drill Program for White?
Replies: 9
Views: 19347

First Greek book

When you say vocabulary drills, what do you mean exactly? In what type of format would it exist? This reminds me a bit of using flashcards to learn vocabulary.

Dimitri
by Dimitri
Mon Jun 12, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Anyone starting Pharr
Replies: 91
Views: 64210

Continuing Pharr

Paul,

I would also be very interested in continuing my studies of Pharr by joining the study group. Can you let me know the details and what information you need?

thanks,
Dimitri
by Dimitri
Mon Jun 05, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Homeric to Attic
Replies: 6
Views: 3024

Pharr book on going from Homeric to Attic greek

There is a section in Pharr that goes into the transition from homeric to attic greek. I just finished a class in Homeric greek at NYU and I'm in the process of doing a complete Pharr review on my own. I am thoroughly enjoying it. Based on what I have read so far, the transition to Attic is relative...