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quick translation needed.

from aeneid 3.278ff:

ergo insperata tandem tellure potiti
lustramurque Iovi votisque incendimus aras,

i'm not sure about the first line. "Therefore, at last we (made/reached) land - more than we had hoped for". The second line's ok i think: "and we purify ourselves for Jupiter and light the altars with our offerings,"

any suggestions for the first line?
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De septem Romanorum regibus [Translation help, please!]

Salvete!

I'd be much obliged if anyone were willing to help me with a few sentences from a text of the seven kings of Rome. It's a very, very much summarized version of Livy's text on the subject, and does occasionally prove a tad challenging for a student who's only had Latin three-four hours a week two years now. :)

So, here we go (I may pop ...
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Salvete! (And question about pronunciation)

Hello!
I am a college student, studying Latin on my own with Wheelock's. I registered some time ago when I was starting with it. I've always wanted to post to this great forum, but never did get to do it. However, I am always visiting and reading what you all write. I have learned a lot from all of you. I have quite a passion for the Romance languages; what I go into as a ...
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Elementary Latin Exercises by Hillard - Answer Key

Hello All

First of all, the questions I am about to ask may already have been answered elsewhere in this forum. If so I would appreciate it if you could direct me to the answers.

1. I have been using North and Hillard's Latin Prose Composition. However, there is a book Elementary Latin Exercises designed as a complete introduction to North and Hillard's Latin Prose Composition. I know that this book is available new and ...
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latin dipthongs "ai" and "oi" ??

How do you pronounce the Latin words maior and troianus?
Are ai and oi dipthongs in Latin?
If so, why are they not listed in the pronunciation guide of my Wheelock text??
There's no information about the pronunciation of these letter combinations in any of the grammar books I could find!!!!!
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Translation help....please...

This is probably really easy for most people, but i'm really having a hard time translating this sentence. My prof makes us do a cumulative metaphrase and go word by word, and frankly, i'm not sure where to put all the words...

This is as far as i've gotten and it's no where near recognizable english... help?

Pueri malī cum ā gladiātoribus visī sunt, cum sapientiā fugient.

Boys V.
Bad Boys, with _____, V.
Bad ...
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Quick translation.

Quick translation: moriae encomium

Thanks!
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more purpose/result clause help needed!

arrrgghh these are harder:

1. Catiline sent Manlius to the army, in order that he might prepare for war.
Catilinius Manlium ad exercitum misit bellum paratum.

Is it ok to use the supine here?

2. Who is there who might believe such tales?
quis erat qui talibus fabulis crederet.

ok to use quis erat qui? should it be quis est qui, but then wouldnt credo have to be present and it wouldnt make sense?? I'm ...
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Latin Grammar Books Question

Hello all,

I recently purchased Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar. I have noticed that on Textkit there exists Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar. Is one better than the other? I have looked through the first fifty pages of each, and they appear to be roughly similar.

If you all think A&G's book is superior I am not against buying that one, too.

Many thanks in advance,
William B.
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Little Red Riding Hood

Does anyone know how the official translation of 'Little Red Riding Hood' sounds in Latin? Or maybe some know a site with the names of different figures and cartoons? E.g. how to say Snowwhite, etc.?

There must be also Latin names as for Tintinus et Millulus, Asterix et Obelix and Mikey musculus ..., but where to find them?


Grazie mille,

Moerus
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