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by Mark Lightman
March 3rd, 2015, 8:14 am
Forum: Other Greek Texts
Topic: Sappho's Prayer to Aphrodite (1, LP16)
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: Sappho's Prayer to Aphrodite (1, LP16)

line 2 παῖ Δίος: Did you suppose that παῖς was regularly masculine? Not here. Aphrodites is, after all, the daughter of Zeus; some have suggested that she is no less mighty than her father. ὁ μὲν τὴν γῆν βρέχει, ἡ δὲ τὰς παρειάς. τίς σ', ὦ Ψάπφ', ἀδικήει; Σαπφὼ Σαπφοῦν ἀδικεῖ. ἔρως γὰρ εὐκταῖον κακ...
by Mark Lightman
February 1st, 2015, 1:03 pm
Forum: Writing Greek
Topic: the essence of "Deflate-Gate" in Ancient Greek
Replies: 1
Views: 1260

the essence of "Deflate-Gate" in Ancient Greek

ἢ ἐξεφυσήσαντο αἱ σφαῖραι ἢ ἐξεφυσήθησαν.
by Mark Lightman
January 17th, 2015, 10:33 pm
Forum: Other Greek Texts
Topic: HELP with HOMER
Replies: 17
Views: 2353

Re: HELP with HOMER

...I could still use some help... Iliad 6.1-4 Τρώων δ᾽ οἰώθη καὶ Ἀχαιῶν φύλοπις αἰνή: πολλὰ δ᾽ ἄρ᾽ ἔνθα καὶ ἔνθ᾽ ἴθυσε μάχη πεδίοιο ἀλλήλων ἰθυνομένων χαλκήρεα δοῦρα μεσσηγὺς Σιμόεντος ἰδὲ Ξάνθοιο ῥοάων. χαῖρε, φίλε. Gaza's Paraphrase, 6:1 ff: Τῶν Τρῴων δὲ καὶ Ἑλλήνων ἡ χαλεπὴ μάχη ἐμονώθη. πολλὰ δ...
by Mark Lightman
December 6th, 2014, 6:11 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: Morphology with Cascading Stylesheets (CSS)
Replies: 19
Views: 3984

Re: Morphology with Cascading Stylesheets (CSS)

Stephen Carlson wrote:What part of εἶπον can be colored to indicate that it is aorist?
ε-ϝεπ-ο-ν --> ε-επ-ο-ν --> εἶπον
Jonathan Robie wrote:There is no metalanguage or English to interfere with reading the Greek per se.
καλὸν οὖν ἐστι.
by Mark Lightman
November 11th, 2014, 10:24 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Deafening silence!
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Re: Deafening silence!

cwconrad wrote: And today? "In Flanders fields the poppies blow ... "
ἐκεῖ κεῖνται, τοῖς ἡμῶν ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι. χάρις αὐτοῖς.
by Mark Lightman
September 6th, 2014, 9:31 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Χαίρετε ὦ φίλοι
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Re: Χαίρετε ὦ φίλοι

Διαλεχθῶμεν οὖν ἑλληνικῶς. Τί λέγεις; ὦ χαίρε, φίλε Μιχαηλ. ἔγωγε δή λαλῆσαι Ελληνιστί φιλῶ. εἶδον δέ σε καλῶς γράφοντα τὴν γλῶσσαν τὴν Ελληνικήν. πάντα γὰρ λόγους σου κατέλαβον. ἐλπίζω οὖν ὅτι ἐπὶ τούτῳ τῷ τόπῳ εὐρήσῃ φίλους θέλοντας γράφειν Ελληνιστί. ἴθι πολλὰ χαίρων ἐν ὀνόματι Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, φί...
by Mark Lightman
August 5th, 2014, 7:33 pm
Forum: Writing Greek
Topic: How does one express, "The closer the better" in Greek?
Replies: 2
Views: 1517

Re: How does one express, "The closer the better" in Greek?

Stephen Hughes wrote:How does one express, "The closer the better" in Greek?
οἱ μὲν φίλοι ἐγγύς, οἰ δ' ἐχθροὶ ἐγγυτέρω.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfHJDLoGInM
by Mark Lightman
June 8th, 2014, 6:23 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope
Replies: 13
Views: 4505

Re: Op Ed on Haaretz on Jesus' Languages, Bibi, the Pope

Romana locuta est, causa finata est. :D
by Mark Lightman
April 2nd, 2014, 4:05 pm
Forum: Writing Greek
Topic: 100 Ancient Greek Paraphrases of the γνῶθι σεαυτόν
Replies: 0
Views: 1730

100 Ancient Greek Paraphrases of the γνῶθι σεαυτόν

γνῶθι σεαυτόν. 1. γίγνωσκε σεαυτόν. 2. γνῶτε ὑμᾶς αὐτούς. 3. γνῶθι τὰ σεαυτοῦ. 4. ἴσθι σεαυτόν. 5. ἡμεῖς γνῶμεν ἡμᾶς αὐτούς. 6. δεῖ σε γνῶναι σεαυτόν. 7. εἴθε σὺ ἐγίγνωσκες σεαυτόν! 8. ὡς γνοίης σεαυτόν! 9. εἰ γὰρ ὤφελες γιγνώσκειν σύγε! 10. ὁ σοφὸς γιγνώσκει ἑαυτόν. 11. γνώτω ἑαυτόν ὁ σοφός. 12. σ...
by Mark Lightman
March 7th, 2014, 4:53 pm
Forum: New Testament
Topic: Jn 17:5 position of παρὰ σοί
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Re: Jn 17:5 position of παρὰ σοί

καὶ νῦν δόξασόν με σύ, πάτερ, παρὰ σεαυτῷ τῇ δόξῃ ᾗ εἶχον πρὸ τοῦ τὸν κόσμον εἶναι παρὰ σοί . Am I alone in finding the position of παρὰ σοί here strange? οὐδεμῶς, φίλε. οὕτως γὰρ παράδοξον ἔδοκει τούτῳ μέν: Nonnus of Panopolis Jn 17:5 : καὶ σύ με νῦν κύδαινε τεῇ, πάτερ, ἠθάδι τιμῇ, ἣν παρά σοι πάρ...

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