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CH8 SA13

Is my translation right? English as follows: The glory in the highest god and peace of good will in the land are to human beings. I can't understand the sentence at all, because of no verb here!
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Life After Wheelock?

Salvete,

I've reached Chapter 30 in Wheelock's 6th Edition, and while I still have another 10 chapters and other materials to get through, I'm already wondering how I should continue my self-studies. I've seen Wheelock's Latin Reader in bookstores and have been tempted to buy it, being a fan of Cicero. I've also recently discovered Latinum, which seems to be a wonderful online podcast that teaches through great, and interesting, materials. I used to have ...
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best way to study

I have the Wheelock's text, workbook and Grote comprehension book and would like to know the best way to approach all these. Should I read the Wheelock's chapter one day, listen to audio vocabulary online, then read Grote's another day, then do the workbook or is better to do some of each everyday. Thanks
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Pharr and Wheelock - simultaneously?

Hello folks - lurking for a while, brand new as a poster to this wonderful forum.

I have tried to find some fairly consistent experience points, but as I haven't actually seen too much on this, here goes.

I really desire to read both Homeric Greek and Latin, as I tire of reading some much-beloved authors in translation. My "Greek" plan, using Pharr, is to gain some fluency with Homer, then Hesiod, then Lyric poets ...
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38 Latin Stories Chapter 40

I've attempted the Hannibal story (chapter 40 in 38 Latin Stories) but am completely stumped. Would someone post a translation for it? I'm just utterly and completely lost this time.
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A blunder in the official answer key?

Chapter 34, Practice & Review #16: "If those four soldiers had followed us, we would not have dared to put the weapons on the ship."

The answer key gives:
"Sī illī quattuor mīlitēs nōs secūtī essent, arma in nāve pōnere nōn ausī sumus."

Wait a sec. "Ausī sumus"? Since the condition uses the imperfect subjunctive, surely the conclusion should as well, making it "ausī essēmus"? I can't think of any way the indicative makes sense ...
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Wheelock's beginner, general questions

Greetings,

First, great website! I have visited on again and off-again over the last several years. The last time I seriously attempted to learn Latin was about four years ago. Since that time I have settled down, bought a house, had a kid, and started moving well into my 30s. These things, I increasingly realize, are equal to saying I will never return to grad school to pursue a Ph.D. in history. Since finishing the ...
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The Tyrant Can Trust No One (Loci Antiqui 3) - Help

Salvete,

This is my first post, and I was wondering if anyone could possibly help me out with my translation of the passage The Tyrant Can Trust No One:

Multos annos tyrannus Syracusanorum fuit Dionysius. Pulcherrimam urbem servitute oppressam tenuit. At a bonis auctoribus cognovimus eum fuisse hominem summae temperaniae in victu et in rebus gerendis acrem et industrium, eundem tamen malum et iniustum. Quare, omnibus viris bene veritatem quaerentibus hunc videri miserrimm neecesse est, ...
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Help Please! Loci Antiqui #6 Cicero on Friendship

This is probably the clumsiest translation I have ever done and I will not rest easy until I get some help fixing it!

Latin: Ego vos hortor ut amicitiam omnibus rebus humanis anteponatis. Sentio equidem, excepta sapientia nihil melius homini a deis immortalibus datum esse. Divitias alii anteponunt; alii salutem; alii potestatem; alii honores; multi etiam voluptates. Illa autem incerta sunt posita non tam in consiliis nostris quam in fortunae vicissitudinibus. Qui autem in vitute ...
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2nd Conjugation v. 3rd Conjugation - A Good Rule of Thumb?

Salvete -

First time poster here. I'm working my way through Wheelock's, and it's going fairly well, but I'm having the darnedest time remembering which conjugations the -ere verbs fall into.

I was wondering, is it safe to say that all verbs retaining an "e" in their first principal part (e.g. moneo, valeo, doceo, etc.) will always be second conjugation? And those that do not have an "e" in the first principal part, but have ...
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