Help Topics & FAQ

Using the Browser:  Inside the site, the <BACK> button will always take you back to the last page you looked at.  When you load a new file in one frame, clicking <BACK> will take go back just that one frame.  Links to sites outside this site open in a new window.  Some internal links (like this Help link) open up new windows.  Close this window when you are finished using it.  (In the case of indexes, these windows close themselves after you use them to link to another page.)
Tip: Hold down the Alt-key and press Tab to switch between the windows you have open.

Click on "The Fragments of Heraclitus" logo to return straight to the home page.
Click "DK Index" in the top right frame to move between fragments by DK numbers.  Fragments to compage are often listed by number in the Text Notes; use the DK Index to look at the fragment as well.
If you are looking at all the fragments in a particular category, click "Categories" and then the appropriate link to return to that category's main page.  To change categories, click on any category link, and choose Categories from that page.

Fonts:  In order to view the Greek on this site, you must install Unicode.  Click here for help.

Look up Greek Words at Perseus. Choose "Greek-English Dictionary" under "Resources" (or simply click here).  This will open The Perseus Project in a new window.  Type the word you are looking for in the FIND box.  (Use the key provided for typing Greek words using Latin letters.)  A series of entries will appear; choose the one for which you are looking.  Choose either "LSJ" or "Middle Liddell" to see the dictionary entry.  When you are finished using this tool, simply close the window.

What is ?  This is a logo of the Perseus Project.  Clicking on this image (or the link right beside it) will open a new window with a relevant page on that site.

What is ?  This is a logo of a site at Evansville University devoted to studying Plato's Dialogues (the image is a statue of Plato).  Clicking on this image (or the link right beside it) will open a new window with a relevant page on that site.

References:  Names of other authors are linked to an annotated bibliography.  Click on the link, then hit <BACK> after seeing the bibliographic information.

Frames:  Will your browser not use frames?  Then you need Netscape! Free downloads of Netscape Navigator for browsing the internet or, even better, Netscape Communicator, so that you can browse the internet and publish your own webpages (something you can't do with Explorer).

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