Date: Sat Feb 23 2002 - 22:52:19 EST
In a message dated 2/23/2002 8:20:03 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>Once you are reasonably
>happy with such texts, then move to the Ionic dialect - Homer and Herodotos
>(say Book 2). Try the Odyssey rather than the Iliad. After that, move to NT
>Greek which will be a welcome relief!
Hmm. I remember in 2nd yr. Greek translating something on the order of
MHNIN AEIDE QEA PHLHIADEW AXILHOS . . .
"Sing, goddess, of the wrath of Achileus . . . "
from Book I of the Iliad - which brings me to my question: Why would you
recommend the Odyssey rather than the Iliad?
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