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by John
Wed Mar 17, 2004 2:00 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Lucian quote
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Lucian quote

Many thanks for info.

I would probably benefit from a copy of ALL THE GREEK VERBS?
by John
Mon Mar 15, 2004 6:54 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Lucian quote
Replies: 3
Views: 2108

Lucian quote

The Greek I can't fully translate is in Loeb 249, the intro to Tacitus' Annals, p. 237. "Nor, in any case, is it given to many historians - to none, perhaps, of the greatest - to comply with the precept of Lucian (repeated almost to the letter by Ranke): Tou suggrapheos ergon en, hos epraxthay eipei...
by John
Wed Jan 21, 2004 2:15 am
Forum: Greek Textbooks and Study Groups
Topic: accents in MOUSA
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accents in MOUSA

Why is the circumflex accent used in the nom pl of the first declension feminine noun MOUSA (Muse), e.g., Mousai with circumflex over the penultimate dipthong -ou, and then the acute accent is used in the dat pl, e.g., Mousais with acute over the penultimate dipthong? Does -ai count as short, but -a...