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The Philhellenes

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

Location: Hellas
Members: 34
Latest Activity: Aug 9

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Questions on the Odyyssey

Started by Thor Heyerdahl. Last reply by Vytautas Aug 9. 2 Replies

Hello fellow Grecians. I have started reading the Ulysses by James Joyce, which has obviously gotten me to pull out my copy of the Odyssey again. I was flipping through the back of the the book, and…Continue

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 Penelope. Last reply by Vytautas Feb 3. 1 Reply

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Tags: translation, Sappho

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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 Penelope 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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