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Looking for Summa Theologica or De Civitate Dei . . .

Is Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas, or Augustine's De Civitate Dei online (in latin) ? ?
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Translation help please.

In profundis tenebrarum
Aurei cruentique solis occasus.
Dominus fletum e Styge hausit,
Solus beryllus continet lucentes illas lacrimas,
Dominus fletum e Styge hausit,
Tamen in eius profundis
Abyssus abyssum invocat.
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Alces

http://www.textkit.com/files/BLD_Latin_For_Beginners.pdf#page=228

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"...sunt etiam animalia quae appellantur alces. Hae nullos crurum articulos habent. Itaque si forte conciderunt, sese erigere nullo modo possunt."
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Favourite Latin Tense

Do vote for your favourite Latin tense, merely based on aesthetics and the way in which the tense sounds. I'm quite curious to see whether you like the same as I. :o
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2 questions, please...

No jokes please. This one's got me scratchin my head:
Officium nautam dē ōtiō hodiē vocat.
Duty calls today sailor's of leisure???

Also, now that you see how new I am to Latin, how long (in years/decades) would it take to understand this guy?

multos gratias et valete bene,
solitario
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grammar (accusative sentence)

Forum:

I have a grammatical question relating to the three following sentences.

Note:
--The nominative is italicized.
--The accusative is bold.


Sentences:

1. Arachne est puella. Est puella perita in lana. Picturas pulchras in textili format.

2. Nymphae picturas puellae amant et puellam laudant. Deam quoque laudant et clamant, "Quis est magistra tibi?"

3. Iuppiter est deus. Deus Iuppiter in Olympo habitat. Olim terram Phoeniciam spectat. Puellam Europam spectat et amat. Deus puellam desiderat.


Question: ...
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RULES OF THE LATIN BOARD

Welcome to the Latin Forum :D

This forum is here to provide help to those in the process of learning Latin, and also to discuss topics specifically geared towards Latin and Rome no matter what your level of education or knowledge of Latin. Post as much as you like or just lurk around, but please do make your posts meaningful. If you feel you can help, ...
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Asking for Homework/Translation Help

The Textkit Greek and Latin Forum was created to help site visitors meet and help each other improve their Greek and Latin skills. With that in mind, it is acceptable to request help with translations. However there are a few guidelines you should follow when requesting help.

Guidelines
I. Keep your translations brief - no more than a few sentences. While there are many helpful posters here who would probably love to translate your text, ...
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re: self-test #2

Forum:

Can I have these confirmed as properly translated?

These sentences stem from "Latin Via Ovid-A First Course-2nd Edit.-1982."

From page 24:

1. Arachne is making beautiful pictures.

--Arachne picturas pulchras format.


2. She is telling stories about the farmers.

--Puella fabulas de agricolis narrat.
or,
--Ea fabulas de agricolis narrat.


3. The nymphs love the stories about Minerva.

--Nymphae fabulas de Minerva amant.


4. The stories tell about the life ...
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in

this morning I was reading my greek-latin nt and noticed something interesting. where greek uses two different prepositions, eis and en, latin uses only one, in. So in 1 Peter 1:2 we have:

en agiasmw pneumatoj, eij upakohn kai rantismon aimatoj ihsou xristou

and

in sanctificationem Spiritus, in obedientiam, et aspersionem sanguinis Iesu Christi

with "in" functioning in place of both "en" and "eis". This causes me some distress because I know the semantic difference ...
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