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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15930 on: June 08, 2013, 02:36:57 PM »
I should probably translate some Greek to stay in shape but I don't know what to translate.

What about... Euthyphro?
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« Reply #15931 on: June 08, 2013, 02:38:31 PM »
Already got a multi-volume set of Plato's work.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15932 on: June 08, 2013, 02:41:08 PM »
I should probably translate some Greek to stay in shape but I don't know what to translate.

What about... Euthyphro?

Do you like headaches?

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« Reply #15933 on: June 08, 2013, 02:42:33 PM »
I should probably translate some Greek to stay in shape but I don't know what to translate.

I really enjoyed some bits of St. John of Damascus' Sacra Parallela. There's plenty of topics in there to choose from. Also, it's quite straightforward Greek.

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« Reply #15934 on: June 08, 2013, 02:44:04 PM »
Already got a multi-volume set of Plato's work.

Oh. alright then... what about some of Aesop's Fables? They're funny.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15935 on: June 08, 2013, 02:44:47 PM »
I should probably translate some Greek to stay in shape but I don't know what to translate.

What about... Euthyphro?

Do you like headaches?

Only pleasant headaches.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15936 on: June 08, 2013, 02:45:35 PM »
I should probably translate some Greek to stay in shape but I don't know what to translate.

I really enjoyed some bits of St. John of Damascus' Sacra Parallela. There's plenty of topics in there to choose from. Also, it's quite straightforward Greek.

Isn't that one fragmentary? All-knowing TLG tells me it is.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15937 on: June 08, 2013, 02:46:32 PM »
Cyrillic, translate some patristics.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15938 on: June 08, 2013, 02:47:34 PM »
Cyrillic, translate some patristics.

So much to choose from.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15939 on: June 08, 2013, 02:50:11 PM »
Cyrillic, translate some patristics.

So much to choose from.

Is there any Chrysostom that ain't been translated yet?
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« Reply #15940 on: June 08, 2013, 02:56:10 PM »
There is no translation of anything by St. John Chrysostom in Dutch.
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« Reply #15941 on: June 08, 2013, 02:57:54 PM »
Well you could do that.
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« Reply #15942 on: June 08, 2013, 03:17:47 PM »
There is no translation of anything by St. John Chrysostom in Dutch.

The fragment I liked from Sacra Parallela is actually from Chrysostom's In Eutropium. Beautiful stuff!

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« Reply #15943 on: June 08, 2013, 03:33:21 PM »
There is no translation of anything by St. John Chrysostom in Dutch.

The fragment I liked from Sacra Parallela is actually from Chrysostom's In Eutropium. Beautiful stuff!

I'll do In Eutropium.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15944 on: June 08, 2013, 04:07:11 PM »
Cyrillic, translate some patristics.

So much to choose from.

Go for broke, start big

Try Origen's On First Principles
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15945 on: June 08, 2013, 08:55:14 PM »
yo JamesR...

lets start a WRO monastery and i can live out my robe wearing fantasies.

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Re: Random Postings
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« Reply #15947 on: June 09, 2013, 02:39:55 AM »
my hero is back
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15948 on: June 09, 2013, 05:02:30 AM »
Asteriktos is gracing us again with his majestic presence.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15949 on: June 09, 2013, 06:10:55 AM »
I am happy now!
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« Reply #15950 on: June 09, 2013, 10:16:08 AM »
Sitting in the airport. In less than six hours, I'll be in Greece.
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« Reply #15951 on: June 09, 2013, 10:53:23 AM »
Good luck in Ellada. Don't forget to eat gyros.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15952 on: June 09, 2013, 11:01:12 AM »
Good luck in Ellada. Don't forget to eat gyros.

Thank you.  :)

Thursday is the Feast of Ascension, so hopefully, I'll get some pictures.
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« Reply #15953 on: June 09, 2013, 11:12:58 AM »
Don't forget to visit the Colossus.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15954 on: June 09, 2013, 11:18:47 AM »
Don't forget to visit the Colossus.

Don't think there's much of him to visit anymore.
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« Reply #15955 on: June 09, 2013, 11:35:26 AM »
Don't forget to visit the Colossus.

Don't think there's much of him to visit anymore.

Just testing you  :)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15956 on: June 09, 2013, 11:40:38 AM »
Don't forget to visit the Colossus.

Don't think there's much of him to visit anymore.


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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15957 on: June 09, 2013, 01:06:15 PM »
Asteriktos has returned. Rejoice!

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« Reply #15958 on: June 10, 2013, 03:42:58 AM »
Asteriktos has returned. Rejoice!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15959 on: June 10, 2013, 02:53:40 PM »
I saw one of those Polish roadside religious shrine thingies in the Witcher 3 trailer, a little before the 1 minute mark.
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« Reply #15960 on: June 13, 2013, 06:06:03 AM »
If everything goes according to plan, I'll be visiting the Island of Symi this Saturday. Hopefully, I will be able to venerate the icon of the Archangel Michael of Panormitis.
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« Reply #15961 on: June 13, 2013, 10:56:26 AM »
I graduated high school.
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« Reply #15962 on: June 13, 2013, 11:57:09 AM »
I graduated high school.

A milestone! I salute you sir!

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« Reply #15963 on: June 13, 2013, 01:00:50 PM »
Quite bad news from a woman very close to me. You can light a candle if you feel so inclined.

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« Reply #15964 on: June 13, 2013, 01:47:13 PM »
I saw the Rev. Jesse Jackson this morning.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15965 on: June 13, 2013, 01:49:18 PM »
Penn Gillette is my favorite atheist by far.
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« Reply #15966 on: June 13, 2013, 01:59:17 PM »
I saw the Rev. Jesse Jackson this morning.

I'm sorry to hear that.
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« Reply #15967 on: June 13, 2013, 02:00:11 PM »
I graduated high school.

Mazal tov!!!
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« Reply #15968 on: June 13, 2013, 02:01:46 PM »
Penn Gillette is my favorite atheist by far.

You need to get out more.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15969 on: June 13, 2013, 02:07:02 PM »
Penn Gillette is my favorite atheist by far.
+1,000,000,000,000,000

(Assuming you mean "Penn Jillette" 8) :police:)

EDIT: Ayn Rand deserves some very high mention.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15970 on: June 13, 2013, 02:13:47 PM »
Penn Gillette is my favorite atheist by far.
+1,000,000,000,000,000

(Assuming you mean "Penn Jillette" 8) :police:)

EDIT: Ayn Rand deserves some very high mention.
I strongly dislike Ayn Rand and disagree with Penn Jillette (sorry 'bout the mispelling) on just about anything, but I like how he thinks through what he says before he says it and isn't afraid to disagree with others who he may have much in common with.  He says what he thinks and lets the chips fall where they may.

Penn Gillette is my favorite atheist by far.

You need to get out more.
I wasn't aware that my opinion on people was predicated on the level of my gregarious nature.  Would you like to give your opinion on who I should like more?
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« Reply #15971 on: June 13, 2013, 02:20:34 PM »
I like Penn in interviews, though his BS show is meh to me...
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« Reply #15972 on: June 13, 2013, 02:23:52 PM »
I like Penn in interviews, though his BS show is meh to me...

The show blew.

And he is an arrogant simpleton. And a creep.
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« Reply #15973 on: June 13, 2013, 02:25:39 PM »
I wasn't aware that my opinion on people was predicated on the level of my gregarious nature.  Would you like to give your opinion on who I should like more?

Depending on the day of the week, I would suggest *.*






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« Reply #15974 on: June 13, 2013, 02:29:50 PM »
I like Penn in interviews, though his BS show is meh to me...

The show blew.

And he is an arrogant simpleton. And a creep.
Yep.

And smug
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