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The Philhellenes

For topics of Greek culture, ancient and modern--release your inner Lord Byron!

Location: Hellas
Members: 33
Latest Activity: Jul 16

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Greek help

Started by Zachary Gougar. Last reply by Vytautas May 15. 6 Replies

Greetings All,I am in my last week of my semester, and I have taken Koine Greek this year using Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek. I have been having a little trouble remembering paradigms, and I was…Continue

A grounding in ancient history?

Started by Patrick H.. Last reply by Vytautas May 15. 1 Reply

Avete and χαίρετε,I'm just about to graduate from the undergrad program in classics at the University of Toronto, and I'm happy to say that I'll be off to a master's program in the same field next…Continue

"New" Sappho

Started by Rebekah. Last reply by Vytautas Feb 3. 1 Reply

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Tags: translation, Sappho

Paternity Tests

Started by Rebekah. Last reply by Rebekah Jan 31. 7 Replies

I just finished Seneca's Thyestes.  Do men obsess about whether their children "are theirs" as much as literature suggests?  Does this keep contemporary men up at night?Continue

Tags: adultery, Thyestes, Seneca

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Comment by The Original Cody on May 10, 2014 at 7:41am

Ethics ain't nuthin' but a g-thang...

Comment by Vytautas on May 9, 2014 at 7:46pm

Awesome Tesh! Please share when you get a chance!

Comment by Tesh on May 9, 2014 at 1:53am

Perfect. I'm making my way through Aristotle's "Ethics" right now. This group looks prime for sharing and discussing

Comment by Vytautas on June 21, 2013 at 7:49pm
Comment by The Original Cody on June 13, 2013 at 11:20pm

cool looking black figure inspired game.

http://youtu.be/zBnNluH6bhA

Comment by Vytautas on May 19, 2013 at 7:52pm

Μπουρώ να μιλάω ελληνικά! Γεια σας! Από που είσαι;

Comment by TRW on May 19, 2013 at 5:28pm

ποιος ξέρει Ελλήνικα;

Comment by Rebekah on February 6, 2013 at 9:54pm

I felt the book The Swerve was 1/3 too long. After More/Erasmus the connection wasn't close enough, and I felt the author was fishing for a way to make Lucretius relatable to contemporary folks.

Comment by Vytautas on February 6, 2013 at 9:45pm

Lucretius invented the swerve! Plus the recent book called the Swerve, written by some fancy pants professor, was pretty banging.

Comment by The Original Cody on February 5, 2013 at 11:21pm

Lucretius is too busy licking Epicurus' ass to come up with anything original...

 

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Hey everybody, I  had no idea these forums existed till just a few days ago. I've been reading articles and have listening to the podcast for about a year. I'm sixteen, born and raised in the US of A, i'm a junior in high school, I play football, I hunt and fish. See More
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