In Its Own Script (was: Workshops Review #4)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 15, 2003, 17:10|
On Mon, 13 Jan 2003 15:46:38 -0800 Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>
> Possibly because it never really went anywhere.
> That is, no neohellenic speaking countries in the
> way we have all the Romance languages. Also, most
> people who are aware of Greek are aware of
> Classical Greek, not Koine; and anyway, it's all
> written foreign. ;) I always thought it (and
> Sanskrit,etc.) should be taught in Roman letters.
> The only people that _really_ need to read the
> native letters are those interested in reading
> texts at first hand. It's kind of unfair that
> only Latin isn't taught in its own script.
Latin isn't taught in its own script?
"yo 'beam, yo 'dil -
it's time to get ill!
we light up the mic like a silmaril!"
~ 'lords of the rhymes'