Greek Songs for Learning

Brian Swedburg brian at discoveryhills.org
Mon Jan 13 16:34:33 EST 2003


on 1/10/03 1:36 PM, Brian McCarthy at mccartbs at utrc.utc.com wrote:

>> Is anyone aware of any good learning songs for Greek memorization
> 
> John 1:1-3 goes nicely to the tune of "The Itsy Bitsy Spider":
> 
> EN ARXH HN hO LOGOS
> KAI hO LOGOS HN PROS TON QEON
> KAI QEOS HN hO LOGOS
> hOUTOS HN EN ARXH
> PROS TON QEON
> PANTA DI AUTOU EGENETO
> KAI XORIS AUTOU EGENETO
> OUDE hEN
> 
> I once pointed this out to a clergyperson and suggested that we could do
> it during the service.  She didn't think it was such a good idea...
> 
> .... but I say, why not?  I say the Itsy Bitsy Spider is an inspiring
> example of hUPOMONH.  When the storms of life wash you down the water
> spout, just wait for the sun to come back out, then climb right back up!
> Go to the Itsy Bitsy Spider, thou sluggard!
> 
> Brian McCarthy (wondering why they've never asked me to preach)
> mccartbs at utrc.utc.com
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> 
Brian,
    This is a total riot!  Thanks for the smile.  By the way, I often just
made up little ditties/melodies to memories paradigms by.  I found it
effective, so... If you are the creative type, just make up a tune for all
those declension patterns!

Brian P. Swedburg
Student




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