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Types of ἐκ and ἀπό constructions: Partitive

We are continuing our series of notes of usages of ἐκ and ἀπό. SOURCE expressions were first. Then yesterday, we looked at ORIGIN expressions. Today, we have PARTITIVES.  485 more words



Melanie is the English form of Mélanie, the French form of Latin Melania derived from Ancient Greek melas meaning “black, dark”.

Origin: Ancient Greek… 39 more words


Wyndham Knatchbull-Wyndham's Whippet

Here is Pompeo Batoni’s portrait of Sir Wyndham Knatchbull-Wyndham, 6th Baronet which was painted between 1758 and 1759, most likely while Knatchbull-Wyndham was on his Grand Tour (a rite of passage of European – mostly British- nobility, who would travel through the European mainland from Paris to Naples in search of the beginnings of Western civilisation, art, theatre and literature). 99 more words

Dogs In Art


Colista is a female name that could be a variant spelling of Calista, the feminine form of Callistus, the Latin form of Greek Kallisto  86 more words


Keep Your Greek (126)

Thank you for taking the time to read these posts. There is a lot of information below to help you keep chipping away at your Greek. 1,148 more words

Ancient Greek

Another Musical Promotion

“This is my big break! I’ve finally been promoted from flute to two flutes!”

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Levon is the Armenian form of Leon, a Greek male name meaning “lion”. It’s also a surname derived from the given name.

Origin: Ancient Greek… 29 more words