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by treesliveinforrests
Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Impersonal Verbs
Replies: 6
Views: 3789

Re: Impersonal Verbs

Thanks, pster. I'll definitely keep that in mind.
by treesliveinforrests
Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Impersonal Verbs
Replies: 6
Views: 3789

Re: Impersonal Verbs

Thank you, Markos. Those certainly are some wise words.

I guess that I'm maybe looking at these rules in too fine of detail, rather than just working to understand the meaning of the Greek phrase.
by treesliveinforrests
Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Impersonal Verbs
Replies: 6
Views: 3789

Re: Impersonal Verbs

Hi Markos, Thank you very much for your response. It makes sense to me that they would have the same meaning, but then I'm also wondering why Mastronarde gives certain impersonal verbs as only being completed with dat. + inf., others acc. + inf., and finally others that can take both. Is it just som...
by treesliveinforrests
Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Impersonal Verbs
Replies: 6
Views: 3789

Impersonal Verbs

Hi all, I'm just working through Mastronarde's Introduction to Attic Greek and wanted to clear something up for myself. He gives a word, ἀνάγκη, saying that it can be function with ἐστί as an impersonal verb that takes either a dat. of reference or acc. object + infinitive to complete its meaning (s...
by treesliveinforrests
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:07 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 234672

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

Hello, I'm from California. I've been taking German language classes for the past two years, found out that I enjoy learning foreign languages, and began to teach myself Latin (I had learned a little in middle school), but gave that a break to begin working on Attic Greek. I've been steadily working...