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Grammar Exercise A.3

Select the best English translations from the Greek sentences below.

  1. ὁ Φίλιππος εἰσέρχεται εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν καὶ τήν τε Μυρρίνην καὶ τὴν Μέλιτταν καὶ τὸν Δικαιόπολιν διαλεγομένους ἀλλήλοις ὁρᾷ.
      a. Philip enters the house and sees Myrrhine and Melissa and Dicaeopolis talking to each other.
      b. Philip enters the house and sees Myrrhine speaking to Melissa about Dicaeopolis.
      c. Philip sees Myrrhine and Melissa and Dicaeopolis enter the house talking to each other.
      d. Philip, speaking to Myrrhine and Melissa and Dicaeopolis, enters the house.
  2. εὖ γε, ὦ παῖ · μάλα ἀνδρεῖος γὰρ εἶ καὶ ἰσχυρός.
      a. Well done, o child, for you are strong and brave.
      b. Well done, o child, for I am strong and brave.
      c. Well done, for he is a strong and brave child.
      d. Well done, for you are a strong and brave child.
  3. ἆρ' οὐ βούλει σὺ τοὺς τε ἀγῶνας θεᾶσθαι καὶ τοὺς χοροὺς τοὺς ἐν τῇ ἑορτῇ;
      a. Doesn't he want to go to the festival to watch the contests and dances?
      b. I want to go to the festival and watch the contests and dances.
      c. I want you to watch the contests and dances at the festival.
      d. Don't you want to watch the contests and the dances at the festival?
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