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waytheworldworks1 - Todays Goals Review Greek alphabet...

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Today’s Goals -- Review Greek alphabet -- Learn words from creation, geography, trade, and transport -- Take quiz #4
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Review of Greek Writing: Breathings Words that begin with vowels in Greek always have a breathing written over their beginning. A breathing is a little mark that looks like like an apostrophe.
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More on Greek Writing: Accents Most Greek words have an accent mark over one of their syllables. There are three kinds: We won’t worry about accents in this course. They are complicated, not clearly understood, and not important for our purposes. Just be aware of them.
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More on Greek Writing: Diphthongs Diphthongs (from Greek di- , “double,” and phthongos , “sound”) are two vowels that blend into one sound. Here the common Greek diphthongs:
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Practice with Greek Writing: Pronounce the Following Words
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The Way the World Works Words from creation, geography, trade, and transport.
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In the beginning was Chaos Chaos (gap or chasm? Or emptiness?) Gaea or Ge (mother earth) Uranus (sky) Gaea and Uranus the 12 Titans chaos, geography / geothermal, Uranus (7 th planet from our sun), titanic
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Egyptian Papyrus, c. 1000 BCE
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