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by persequor
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: 2 Corinthians 5:1 Vulgate
Replies: 6
Views: 891

Re: 2 Corinthians 5:1 Vulgate

Certainly, translating a sacred text gives you a heightened sense of responsibility. But it doesn’t change the fact that you are still attempting to communicate in human language. It’s unfortunate that he didn’t follow the idiomatic approach more in his Bible work. While the Vulgate is a great accom...
by persequor
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Nunn's Syntax of Attic Greek
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Nunn's Syntax of Attic Greek

I've seen references to H.P.V. Nunn's Syntax of Attic Greek but have been unable to find it online. I have his work on the syntax of NT Greek and his Intro to Ecclesiastical Latin, which are helpful. Does anybody here have a link to a pdf of his syntax of Attic, or have a pdf they are willing to sha...
by persequor
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 2954

Re: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Ave, Carole!

Thank you for starting this project. I find this sort of thing fun to read in Latin. Please keep us updated about your progress and provide links to the texts once posted.
by persequor
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Did Rouse do Notes in Latin for Classical Authors?
Replies: 0
Views: 419

Did Rouse do Notes in Latin for Classical Authors?

Some of us here are familiar with W.H.D. Rouse's notes in Greek for the vocabulary of Lucian's Dialogues with the Gods. I'm using them now along with his edition of Lucian's Dialogues and the older Loeb edition. I'm finding the notes in Greek helpful. Does anybody here know if Rouse did notes in Lat...
by persequor
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: My New Blog-Greek & Latin Aids, Biblical Studies, κτλ
Replies: 4
Views: 1529

Re: My New Blog-Greek & Latin Aids, Biblical Studies, κτλ

Νescio, amice. Quod recte habes possere. ουκ οιδα, φιλε. Οτι ορθος εχεις δυναμειν. (Ι'm still better at reading Greek and Latin than I am composing in them, but I always enjoy the practice.)

Further corrections are always welcome. :)
by persequor
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: My New Blog-Greek & Latin Aids, Biblical Studies, κτλ
Replies: 4
Views: 1529

Re: My New Blog-Greek & Latin Aids, Biblical Studies, κτλ

Morbi pes in ore, ασθενειας πους εν στομα; :lol:
by persequor
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: My New Blog: Latin & Greek Aids, Bible Studies, Et Cetera
Replies: 0
Views: 1150

My New Blog: Latin & Greek Aids, Bible Studies, Et Cetera

χαιρετε εταιροι!-salvete, sodales!-Hello, friends/members! I haven't posted as much here as on B-Greek, but plan to do more this year. After being away from blogging for several years, I've started a new Biblical studies blog, Let Ancient Voices Speak, which will feature Bible studies on various top...
by persequor
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: My New Blog-Greek & Latin Aids, Biblical Studies, κτλ
Replies: 4
Views: 1529

My New Blog-Greek & Latin Aids, Biblical Studies, κτλ

χαιρετε εταιροι!-salvete, sodales!-Hello, friends/members! I haven't posted as much here as on B-Greek, but plan to do more this year. After being away from blogging for several years, I've started a new Biblical studies blog, Let Ancient Voices Speak, which will feature Bible studies on various top...
by persequor
Thu May 21, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: De variis latinis graecisque colloquendi formulis
Replies: 20
Views: 22573

Re: De variis latinis graecisque colloquendi formulis

Amice Franmorare, ω φιλε Φρανμοραρε, Gratias tibi ago pro huic liber. Ευχαριστω σοι υπερ τουτου Βιβλου. Cum illo melius loqui et scribere Latine Graeceque antiqua docere possum, credo. Συν αυτω μειζων λαλειν και γραφειν Ρωμαικη και Ελληνικη παλαια μανθανειν ισχυω, πιστευω. Ave atque vale, καιρε και...
by persequor
Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Morning Devotion
Replies: 18
Views: 12739

Re: Morning Devotion

χαιρετε οι φιλοι!

που ευρισκω τον βιβλον του Σελνεκερ online?

A free version, hopefully... :D
by persequor
Sat Jun 22, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

Οικεω εν Αρκανσας. σημερον ο ηλιος φαινει. Εν τω σαββατων τουτω θερμετερος κατ’ ημεραν εστιν. 8)

Δεβένιος (Persequor)
by persequor
Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: My New Living Language Method Site for Greek & Latin
Replies: 0
Views: 1899

My New Living Language Method Site for Greek & Latin

χαιρετε, πασιν! salvete, omnes! For a while now I've slowly been moving away from the grammar-translation method of learning ancient Greek and Latin (and Hebrew) to a more living-language approach focusing on reading, listening, speaking, and writing. I especially like the idea of learning everyday ...
by persequor
Thu May 09, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

Εν το νυν χρωνω νεφει και το πνευμα πνει. Η ηλιος ου φαινει. Οι σοφοι λεγουσιν οτι εις εσπεραν βρεξει, και βρεξει αυριον. Αλλα μονος ο θεος γινωσκει.

Μαρκε και Σαυλε, ευχαριστω υμιν με λεγειν πως γραφειν τα γραμματα πλειον μεγα!
by persequor
Tue May 07, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

τουτ' εστιν, γραφειν εν... :oops:
by persequor
Tue May 07, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

φιλω εν τοις γραμμασιν μεγα! :D
by persequor
Tue May 07, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

σημερον εὐδία ἐστίν. ἔχομεν ἥλιον, και θάλπος ἐστίν.

by persequor
Tue May 07, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

Και εγω σε. 8)

Μαρκε, πως ποιεις τα γραμματα πλειον μεγα?

Ερρωσο, ω φιλε!
by persequor
Tue May 07, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

και "χαριν εχω σοι" λεγεται εις "ευχαριστω σοι".
by persequor
Tue May 07, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

γενναῖος εἶ, ω Δαιβιδ!

Μαρκε, ο Δεβἐνιος Δουλἐνιος του Β-Γρεεκ και ΣΧΟΛΗ ειμι.
by persequor
Mon May 06, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

"Αγγιλη-Αττικη " δει Αγγλικη-Αττικη γραφειν. :oops:
by persequor
Mon May 06, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

συννεφει = αι νεφαλαι ερχονται. Βιβλιον Λεξεων Αγγιλη-Αττικη του Λεωνιδας του Σορενος, 13.
by persequor
Sun May 05, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

Σημερον ανεμος γινεται, συννεφει, υει, και ψυχος εστιν.
by persequor
Sat May 04, 2013 3:34 am
Forum: The Agora
Topic: What's the weather like today (Ἑλληνιστί)
Replies: 3290
Views: 1122120

Re: What's the weather like where you live today (Greek)

χαιρετε ω φιλοι! οικω εν Αρκανσας. σημερον εῖδον το τοξον του θεου εν τη νεφαλη (Γεν. 9:13-14, 16). καλον ην, ω φιλοι! ην το τοξον μεγa, και αλλον τοξον ολιγον ην παρα τω τοξω.

Persequor (Περσεκυορ)
by persequor
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Morning Devotion
Replies: 18
Views: 12739

Re: Morning Devotion

χαιρω λαμβανειν παντα οτι θελεις πεμπειν, ω φιλε.
by persequor
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Morning Devotion
Replies: 18
Views: 12739

Re: Morning Devotion

Περσεκυωρ ειμι εν τη σελιδα τη ταυτην, και ονομα μοι Δεβἐνιος εν Β-Γρεεκ. :oops:
by persequor
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Morning Devotion
Replies: 18
Views: 12739

Re: Morning Devotion

Ευγε, ευγε, ω Σαυλε! Συ δε ισχυεις προγεγραμμενον πεμπειν εν Word, Open Office, η PDF?

Εχω χαριν σοι,
Δεβένιος
by persequor
Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Macintoshes and Greek text
Replies: 4
Views: 1823

Re: Macintoshes and Greek text

Hi Timotheus, You probably already figured this out, but after you enable the Greek Polytonic keyboard as Nathan mentioned, you need to look in the same menu at the top right (where the enabled keyboards are listed) and click on Show Keyboard Viewer. This puts a mini keyboard on your screen. You can...
by persequor
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Any software for Greek Writing?
Replies: 3
Views: 2843

Re: Any software for Greek Writing?

Hi Kai, If you mean you are doing English to Greek translation, there are several tools that will help. The Hopperizer Perseus lookup tool ( http://www.katabiblon.com/tools/perseus-hopperizer/index.php will let you do both English to Greek dictionary searches and also Greek to English ones. Unicorn,...
by persequor
Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Animal Sounds Vocabulary List?
Replies: 1
Views: 1442

Animal Sounds Vocabulary List?

χαίρετε, πᾶσιν οἱ κοινονοί! Do any of you who teach Greek communicatively, or who are self-learners using that approach, know of any ancient sources for animal sounds/noises vocabulary? I seem to recall that there are a few Biblical passages that mention a lion roaring, dog barking, etc. (although ...
by persequor
Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:48 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Answer Key for Dana and Mantey's Greek Composition Exercises
Replies: 0
Views: 2785

Answer Key for Dana and Mantey's Greek Composition Exercises

Recently, while looking for available helps for Greek composition, I noticed that my copy of Dana and Mantey's intermediate grammar for NT Greek had some English to Greek exercises in the back and an English-Greek vocabulary list. I have in the past spent many profitable hours with this grammar, but...
by persequor
Tue May 17, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Out loud reading of 1st John in Greek?
Replies: 9
Views: 7989

Re: Out loud reading of 1st John in Greek?

How about greeklatinaudio.com? http://www.helding.net/greeklatinaudio/greek/1john/ Tim An excellent source, I use it myself and like it far better than the Erasmian accent ones, as the reader uses an accent that is pretty close to Modern Greek; MG is very close to what scholars now agree was used i...
by persequor
Tue May 17, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Best place to start learning Latin?
Replies: 11
Views: 8434

Re: Best place to start learning Latin?

Salve, amice Refe! Persequor here, aka Dewayne Dulaney, aka Tophos on your Greeking Out site. 8) Besides the resources mentioned already, I encourage you to speak Latin and write Latin sentences as much as possible, and read Latin that interests you. Given your interest in the Greek New Testament, I...
by persequor
Tue May 17, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Wanted: List-Major Classical Authors-Order of Difficulty
Replies: 3
Views: 7979

Wanted: List-Major Classical Authors-Order of Difficulty

Avete omnes: I am a self-taught Latin learner whose reading in Latin literature has mostly been in the Vulgate. As I continue my studies, I am seeking to widen my Latin reading. I am presently working through Latin Selections | Florilegium Latinum , ed. Moses Hadas  and Thomas Suits (found in a used...
by persequor
Tue Mar 01, 2011 4:11 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Εvidence that σώζω can mean "to free"?
Replies: 14
Views: 4576

Re: Εvidence that σώζω can mean "to free"?

και εγω ασπαζομαι σε, ω Μαρκε. εχαρην μεγαλως δεχεσθαι την επιστολην σου· :D πως εξεις; εχω καλως. αρα συ ετελεσας την σου μεταφρασιν του ευαγγελιου Ιωαννου? λεγω το DDV. :mrgreen: μονος μενουσι μεταφρασειν τὰ κεφάλαια και ὁι στίχοι 18:28-40, 19:1-16a, και 19:28-42. γραψω σε πολλοι εν λωγω ακριβος ...
by persequor
Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:45 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Εvidence that σώζω can mean "to free"?
Replies: 14
Views: 4576

Re: Εvidence that σώζω can mean "to free"?

Χαιρετε οι φιλοι μου Markos, jswilkmd, jaihare, calvinist: ευχαριστω υμας σχολιων υμων. Νυν γινωσκω. Εγω λεγω το αυτο οτι λεγεις, ω Μαρκε.

Ερρωσθε· Γραψατωσαν μοι, παρακαλω, Ελληνιστι.

Persequor (Δεβένιος Δουλένιος εν ΣΧΟΛΗ) 8)

Μαρκε, ο Φωσφωρος του B-Greek ει;
by persequor
Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Εvidence that σώζω can mean "to free"?
Replies: 14
Views: 4576

Εvidence that σώζω can mean "to free"?

Χαιρετε πασιν: I have started to use North & Hillard's Greek Prose Composition , and I have a question about one of the answers to the exercises in the key (available from Textkit). On pg. 3, Exercise 2, question 5 reads "We wish to free Greece." The key gives the answer as "ἐθέλομεν [βουλόμεθα] σώζ...
by persequor
Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Fed up with Perseus
Replies: 16
Views: 10996

Re: Fed up with Perseus

Hi pster, I read your post about your problems with Perseus and tend to agree with you—it is not as easy to use or as reliable as it ought to be. If you can work with French, the site Hodoi Elektronikai (http://mercure.fltr.ucl.ac.be/Hodoi/concordances/intro.htm) will give you at least part of what ...
by persequor
Wed Apr 21, 2010 7:16 am
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Help with Introducing Myself in Attic Greek
Replies: 2
Views: 3996

Re: Help with Introducing Myself in Attic Greek

Χαιρετε (Salvete) again, Well, since a good many have read the above post but there have been no takers in correcting it, I can only assume it has a vast number of errors. I expected it would have, since this probably overly ambitious effort is only my 2nd attempt at Greek composition, other than a ...
by persequor
Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Help with Introducing Myself in Attic Greek
Replies: 2
Views: 3996

Re: Help with Introducing Myself in Attic Greek

In the next to last paragraph, which lists my other interests, I meant to have the articles and nouns about my interests in the accusative case following the verb περιλαμβανουσιν. I had changed this earlier, but for some reason the changes didn't save in my word processor. Here it is with the change...
by persequor
Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Composition Board
Topic: Help with Introducing Myself in Attic Greek
Replies: 2
Views: 3996

Help with Introducing Myself in Attic Greek

Χαιρετε, πασιν! (Salvete, omnes!) Some of you have been kind enough to help me with Latin, and now I could use some help with Attic Greek. I read the Greek New Testament well, and the Septuagint fairly well, but only know a little Attic. To help me learn better, I recently joined the new ΔIAΛOΓOI AT...