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English

Asceticism (/əˈsɛtɪsɪz(ə)m/; from the Greek: ἄσκησις áskēsis, “exercise” or “training”) describes a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from worldly pleasures, often for the purpose of pursuing spiritual goals. 23 more words

The

and their idols

And ye have seen their abominations, and their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which were among them

Deuteronomy 29,17

Bible

Nu School Classics—Teaching the Greek Alphabet to Preschoolers

The day had come for the Omega Party. My daughter had told everyone in her class—the Eagles, a symbol meant to evoke greatness in the Ancients and preschoolers alike apparently—that I was coming to teach Greek letters that morning. 1,304 more words

Greek

Where are your keys? - Koine Greek Edition

I have talked several times about Where are your Keys? and encouraged you to check it out. This week I started recording and uploading a series of videos to demonstrate or showcase how WAYK can work for Koine Greek. 29 more words

Greek

Athen,die Hauptstadt von Griechenland/Athens the capital of Greece

Athen,eine  Stadt in der man den Alten Griechen spueren kann,das grosse demokratische Athen,das einem in die Vergangenheit reisen laesst.Der Tourist kann in zahlreichen Museen nach unbeschreibbaren Schaetzen suchen,und natuerlich auch fuendig werden.Ueber 4 Millionen Einwohner hat diese Weltstadt,in der man somit jede Art von Lebensstil vorfinden kann:Vaeter,Muetter,Kinder,die in den Muelltonnen nach dem taeglichen Brot suchen,aber ebenso  reiche Griechen,die in den teuersten Lokalen einkaufen.Jedenfalls ist Athen eine Stadt,die ein Muss fuer jeden Erforscher ist. 7 more words

Greece

BLOGVS NOSTER

salvete omnes,

blogus noster scriptis (fortasse ψυχή) caret, ut opinor.
librum Latine de bello Hannibalis nuper legebam. neophytus sum, et ea scriptura facilissima est.
praeterea, vos obsecro ut ille Simeonus (Σιμων), maxima vir virtute (et ἀρετή), hic scribat. 83 more words

Scott

Homer Said

Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.

— The Iliad, Homer.

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