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by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 4:17 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 2950

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

Preliminary exercise 1 (on A and B). ἀγαθὸν δοῦλον // δοῦλον ἀγαθόν ὁ ἀγαθὸς δοῦλος // ὁ δοῦλος ὁ ἀγαθός τὸν ἐν ἀγορᾷ δοῦλον // τὸν δοῦλον τὸν ἐν ἀγορᾷ τῷ τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ δούλῳ // τῷ δούλῳ τῷ τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ ὁ τοῦ νέου δοῦλος // ὁ δοῦλος ὁ τοῦ νέου τῶν δούλων τῶν νεανιῶν [Cannot translate given vocab restric...
by Jason Hare
August 26th, 2019, 9:41 am
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 2950

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

I learned μέλλω simply as "about (to happen)" or "coming," as in ὁ μέλλων αἰών , τὸ μέλλον κρίμα κτλ . I had never made any connection to the concept of "delay" with infinitive or that we should expect it to be used with a future participle to mean "about to..." I feel like I'm just filling in a le...
by Jason Hare
August 25th, 2019, 10:09 am
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 2950

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

I learned μέλλω simply as "about (to happen)" or "coming," as in ὁ μέλλων αἰών , τὸ μέλλον κρίμα κτλ . I had never made any connection to the concept of "delay" with infinitive or that we should expect it to be used with a future participle to mean "about to..." I feel like I'm just filling in a lex...
by Jason Hare
August 25th, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Group Progress
Replies: 18
Views: 3682

Re: Group Working Through Dickey's Greek Composition

Alrighty. Starting chapter 2 ! We can extend the next chapter to 3 weeks if people aren't caught up enough. Yeah, if you don't mind. I've had a busy couple of weeks. I worked from 5:30am to 3:00pm today, and I'm now home (5pm). I'm finally getting to sit down with Smyth and Dickey after giving two ...
by Jason Hare
August 24th, 2019, 12:17 pm
Forum: Teaching and Learning Greek
Topic: Greek Vocab Flashcards with Pictures
Replies: 18
Views: 7842

Re: Greek Vocab Flashcards with Pictures

Please contact a moderator so we can change your screen name to your real name, per B-Greek policy. -- BH ********* Hi all, first time poster here. I was googling around and have a story similar to David Carruth's. I am trying to learn Greek via Living Koine Greek (and have some experience learning...
by Jason Hare
August 18th, 2019, 9:53 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Quizlet Vocabulary
Replies: 1
Views: 648

[Dickey] Quizlet Vocabulary

I've started creating vocabulary sets for Dickey. You can access them here.
by Jason Hare
August 17th, 2019, 7:05 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 2: Preliminary Exercises
Replies: 20
Views: 2950

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 2, Preliminary Exercises

Just looking at how much she expects us to read from Smyth is intimidating. I haven't cracked Smyth open for this chapter yet. Yikes!!

Also, I thought that she was going to give us a list of relevant vocabulary in every chapter. I don't see a list in this chapter.
by Jason Hare
August 17th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 1: Analysis
Replies: 6
Views: 1545

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 1, Analysis

What is the purpose of the ὅτι in the phrase ὅπως ὅτι ἀπαρασκευότατον λάβοι βασιλέα ? Wouldn't it be exactly the same without it ( ὅπως [...] ἀπαρασκευότατον λάβοι βασιλέα )? Steadman's reader, Mather and Hewitt's commentary, and Crosby's Lexicon on the Anabasis all say that ὅτι + superlative mean ...
by Jason Hare
August 17th, 2019, 4:27 pm
Forum: Eleanor Dickey: Composition and Analysis of Greek Prose
Topic: [Dickey] Ch 1: Analysis
Replies: 6
Views: 1545

Re: Dickey, Composition: Ch 1, Analysis

What is the purpose of the ὅτι in the phrase ὅπως ὅτι ἀπαρασκευότατον λάβοι βασιλέα? Wouldn't it be exactly the same without it (ὅπως [...] ἀπαρασκευότατον λάβοι βασιλέα)?
by Jason Hare
August 17th, 2019, 12:14 pm
Forum: Teaching Methods
Topic: Why not start with modern Greek?
Replies: 93
Views: 36706

Re: Why not start with modern Greek?

Randall,

I just received/saw your private message, and I understand your meaning. Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.

Yours,
Jason

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