Latin and Greek Grammars 19th Century

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Latin and Greek Grammars 19th Century

Post by waraysa » Thu Jan 29, 2004 1:37 pm

For Textkit enthusiasts who like to look at old grammars/texts, the site below provides access to :

Instruction in Latin (1875)
Harpers Latin Dictionary (1891)
Writing in Latin(1876)
Grieschische Schulgrammatik (1897)
Greek Lexicon (1826)

http://tabula.rutgers.edu/latintexts/grammar/

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Post by benissimus » Thu Jan 29, 2004 5:41 pm

Where do I get the program to open .djvu files? I remember hearing something about this file type awhile ago...
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Post by 1%homeless » Thu Jan 29, 2004 6:55 pm

click the button on the bottom where it says download plug-in. ;) (under the greek lexicon link)

Also, to save it to your hard drive, click the upper left floppy disk icon. I save my files as bundled. I wonder... there might be a way to change this format as pdfs.

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Post by mingshey » Fri Jan 30, 2004 1:23 am

The LizardTech had djvu to pdf converting tool. but they think pdf format one of their greatest rival. So their conversion tool makes too large a pdf than is necessary.
And see http://amazingforums.com/forum/PLANETDJVU/115.html

I tested with Allen and Greenough's Instruction in Latin. It's 2.52MB in djvu. when I printed this into PDF(with a PDF print driver) it is inflated up to 6.71MB. This book is 142 pages, And this size is similar to Benette's "A Latin Grammar", in PDF, 289 pages, 6.88MB.

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