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by Paul
Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:55 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: FireFox
Replies: 15
Views: 4191

Hey,

What version of Firefox are you using (Help -> About Mozilla Firefox)?

I've never had any problems with Firefox and Textkit.

-pb
by Paul
Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Iliad 3:195
Replies: 6
Views: 5574

Re: Iliad 3:195


by Paul
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:20 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: pregnant sense?
Replies: 10
Views: 4376

Hi Bert,

See Smyth #1659 for constructio praegnans.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Sat Feb 03, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: COMPARING GREEK LXX WITH HEBREW OT
Replies: 8
Views: 7894

Hello Avraham, Very interesting post, thank you. I am running out the door so I can respond only briefly. It has lately occurred to me that the writing of the LXX was indeed an opportunity for its authors/translators to clarify the intent of the Hebrew OT. The Greek word for "virgin" in Isaiah 7:14 ...
by Paul
Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Hebrew Etymology
Replies: 6
Views: 7567

Marvelous, Avraham. Thank you very much for both the lexicon ref and the very interesting etymology.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:04 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: apoptosis / ἀπόπτωσις
Replies: 14
Views: 3590

Lucus Eques wrote:And just what part of this invented word of Shakespeare's should exclude it from being a verb, my friend?
Heck, I don't know. I just looked it up at dictionary.com and they said it was an adjective! :D

"To make empty or frivolous?"

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: apoptosis / ἀπόπτωσις
Replies: 14
Views: 3590

Lucus,

Isn't "exsufflicate" an adjective?

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Intro
Replies: 11
Views: 4247

BillD wrote:I tried to access the web address posted above by Paul with no luck.Bill
My ISP is, for the most part, reliable. Every now and then there's a glitch.

Try it again. It's working now.

-pb
by Paul
Mon Jan 08, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Intro
Replies: 11
Views: 4247

I am currently starting Lesson XXVII, so I'm not too far behind. What's the web address? See http://www.greekgeek.org/groups/login.htm You can login to the D'Ooge group with userid 'guest' (sic) and poke around. Once there, try this: a. left click on the 'Files' tab b. right click on the 'Files' ta...
by Paul
Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:52 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Lexical Form
Replies: 9
Views: 8744

Thank you both for your efforts.

Will, can you tell me by what process you unearthed this?

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Sun Jan 07, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Lexical Form
Replies: 9
Views: 8744

Lexical Form

Hi All,

Can someone help me with the morphology of ?ξεικονισμένον?

The word can be seen in context in Exodus 21:22-23.

Thanks for your help.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Aoidoi.org — another Homeric Hymn
Replies: 17
Views: 5019

Hey Chad, Yes, a quite reasonable question. Give me some time to dig further into the matter. BTW: Horrocks' book is a revision of his 1978 Ph.D. thesis at Cambridge. Thanks for the Duhoux link. Yet another opportunity, after Chantraine and Humbert, to dust off my always slightly dusty French. :) Co...
by Paul
Sat Jan 06, 2007 4:11 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Aoidoi.org — another Homeric Hymn
Replies: 17
Views: 5019

The best book I know on this interesting topic is Horrocks' "Space and Time in Homer: Prepositional and Adverbial Particles in the Greek Epic." Concerning the matter of this thread he argues: 1. In its use of particles Mycenaean differs very little from classical Greek. That is, the tablets exhibit ...
by Paul
Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:12 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Groups
Replies: 8
Views: 2245

Hi All, There is an active D'Ooge group. It seems to have about 3 stalwart members. The group uses our GTSS study group software. Its owes its use of GTSS to the dedication of one member who prepares the D'ooge lessons for me in the required XML format. You might want to consider using GTSS for your...
by Paul
Thu Jan 04, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Dig the Acropolis
Replies: 0
Views: 1356

Dig the Acropolis

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/04/arts/ ... ztVCmN1DQA

See paragraph heading "Acropolis Museum Dig Unearths Hoard"

-pb
by Paul
Thu Jan 04, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

Hi Adelheid,

There are now 14 members of pharr-d, not counting you. I suggest that you close the group.

History teaches that you will see at least 30% attrition.

Are you the only guide?

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Mon Jan 01, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

Olympian wrote:I'd like to join, too.
Please e-mail me so that I can send your GTSS userid and password. Construct my address from the domain name optonline.net and the name "greekgeek."

Search this thread for references to the PDF files that discuss how to use GTSS.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Fri Dec 29, 2006 7:24 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

squinz wrote:I hope I'll be considered a member of the group, please.
Marius squinzanetto@libero.it
You're in Marius.

-pb
by Paul
Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:09 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

Hi All, GTSS infrastructure is in place. All that remains for me is to e-mail all participants their userids/passwords. If you've looked at the GTSS docs, then you know what a 'lesson ID' is. Please note that Pharr study groups use his paragraph numbers as lessonIDs. Thus the first lessonID that req...
by Paul
Thu Dec 28, 2006 5:35 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Conditionals with participles
Replies: 5
Views: 1731

See also Smyth 2045, 2344, 2728.

-pb
by Paul
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

Thank you, Pip.

I will add you to the list.

-pb
by Paul
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:58 am
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

Hi All, Here is a list of GTSS userids for pharr-d. If you contacted me or Socrates The Cyborg expressing your intent to join the group, but don't recognize yourself in this list, please let me know. adelheid edonnelly easternugget awm ahummell thesaurus michael marius socratesthecyborg hektor chard...
by Paul
Wed Dec 27, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Full information about the Unicode codes for Greek text?
Replies: 6
Views: 1817

A very basic question concerning these charts. What do the numbers refer to? The number IS the character. Be sure to mark the distinction between a character and a glyph. Think of it in terms of Philosophy 101: the character (a number) represents ultimate reality (something noumenal), a glyph is me...
by Paul
Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: How Would You Say?
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

Thank you Lucus.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:36 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Full information about the Unicode codes for Greek text?
Replies: 6
Views: 1817

Hi Ed, There are presently no pre-combined macron + accent characters defined in Unicode. It is possible to create such glyphs using so-called "combining characters", e.g., the sequence &8048;&772; creates lowercase alpha with macron and acute accent. However, the appearance of such combining charac...
by Paul
Tue Dec 26, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: How Would You Say?
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

Hi thesaurus,

Thank you very much for your efforts.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Mon Dec 25, 2006 3:37 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 9
Views: 3098

Merry Christmas all!

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Sun Dec 24, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Full information about the Unicode codes for Greek text?
Replies: 6
Views: 1817

Re: Full information about the Unicode codes for Greek text?

Please where can I find full information about the Unicode codes for Greek text? 2) A new block, with full breathings etc. I cannot find the information file about it. Hi Anthony, But for numbers and music, the entire range of Greek characters/glyphs can be found in these two charts: http://www.uni...
by Paul
Sun Dec 24, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What'cha Reading??
Replies: 24
Views: 6144

perispomenon wrote:
Paul wrote:The Other God by Stoyanov
Can you recommend it?
Yes; without reservation. But for the work by Jonas, it's the best thing I've read on dualism/gnosticism.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Sun Dec 24, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: How Would You Say?
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

How Would You Say?

Hi, A simple request from someone who has spent the last several years on the eastern shores of textkit. I'd like latin equivalents of these two phrases: 1. "heart in ashes", as in heart covered with/buried in ashes 2. "from the shallows", meant to be contrasted with "de profundis", a la Wilde. Than...
by Paul
Fri Dec 22, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What'cha Reading??
Replies: 24
Views: 6144

Thrace and the Thracians by Fol & Marazov
The Other God by Stoyanov
The Gnostic Religion by Hans Jonas

-pb
by Paul
Fri Dec 22, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Xenophon
Replies: 7
Views: 3356

Hi Dimitri,

You might try "Xenophon, the Persian Expedition", ISBN 0-906515-11-4. It's a Bristol Classic Press/JACT venture first published in 2003.

It doesn't have a translation, but has good notes.

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:42 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Hebrew Etymology
Replies: 6
Views: 7567

Thanks Chris.

Is Davies-Mitchell an etymological dictionary?

I might add that it's a small psycho-semantic leap from "nakedness" to "vulnerability."

Cordially,

Paul
by Paul
Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:18 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Hebrew Etymology
Replies: 6
Views: 7567

Hebrew Etymology

Hi, I have a couple of questions here. 1. Are there Hebrew etymological dictionaries; I mean something like Chantraine's for Greek, or Skeat's for English? 2. Does anyone know what such a dictionary might say for the word "naked" ( עיר? - so I am told) as used in Genesis, e.g., "I was naked so I hid...
by Paul
Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:11 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Use of article in Septuagint
Replies: 5
Views: 5002

I'm afraid I don't know much about the "translation" of Septuagint so I'm not quite sure to what you refer to. Hi Irene, Sorry for the cryptic remark. I know very little about the translation of the Septuagint. But many authorities seem to agree that its authors, while preserving original word orde...
by Paul
Sat Dec 16, 2006 1:13 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Do you have a song stuck in your head?
Replies: 18
Views: 4489

"7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Blow Your Whistle" by Gary Toms Empire has been playing in my head for the last 30 years.

Don't nobody here even pretend to know this song!

-pb
by Paul
Thu Dec 14, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Use of article in Septuagint
Replies: 5
Views: 5002

Beautiful; thanks Irene. It almost sounds as if you're suggesting that this is a case of the 3rd attributive position (cf. Smyth 1159) - something that simply didn't occur to me. But I am reluctant to assert this if only because of the strange way in which the Septuagint was "translated." Cordially,...
by Paul
Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:40 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Use of article in Septuagint
Replies: 5
Views: 5002

Use of article in Septuagint

Hi, Can someone with LXX experience explain the syntax and semantics of the first article here (from Genesis 2:16): ἀπὸ παντὸς ξύλου τοῦ ?ν τῷ πα?αδείσῳ... translated as "from every tree in the garden..." or "from every tree of the garden...". If ξύλου and τοῦ form a syntagm, then I don't understand...
by Paul
Thu Dec 14, 2006 4:27 pm
Forum: Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry
Topic: Pharr Group?
Replies: 86
Views: 59168

Hi,

Sorry for the chaos.

I got your e-mail, thanks. Looks like a good group is shaping up.

Cordially,

Paul