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Relative Prounouns are Out to Get Me...

I am working through Cicero's De Officiis, for no particular reason beyond the thought that doing so would probably improve my ability to read in Latin, and probably keep me in pretty good shape for the next chance I have to take a Latin course. Cicero seems to love relative pronouns. I don't.<br /><br />In a grammar book, relative pronouns are pretty straightforward. I can recognize them nine times out of ten at 20 paces. ...
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MOVED: Latin as she is spoke! :-X

I thought the topic would be better in the new latin conversation board, since it is a Latin conversation.

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yeah yeah, i'm a newbie, but i still need help....<br /><br />i need the follwing translations to english from 'Commentarii de Bello Gallico' (The Gallic Wars) : <br /><br /><br />Hi omnes lingua, legibus aliisque, ebus multis inter se differunt. <br /><br />Praeterea, proximi ssunt Germanis, qui trans Rhenum incolunt, quibiscum contineater bellum gerunt. <br /><br />Casticus, Sequonus, auctoritate Orgetorigis inductus, regnum in civitae sua occupare constituit. <br /><br />Ita Orgetorix tres firmissi___(can't read my ...
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Help with translation wanted!

Hello,<br /><br />I'm trying to translate two simple oneliners, sofar I have only this rough translations, can anyone help?<br /><br />"It's a good day to die"<br />"Bonum die mori est" <br /><br />"I know something you don't know"<br />"Scio ... tibi non sciet"<br /><br />Thanks,<br /><br />daonlyfreez
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Conversation & Correspondence in Greek/Latin

This would be a new Forum where posts will be written entirely in Greek or Latin. Post your own compositions: your stories, your poems, that so far secretly guarded epic of yours on the marriages -- many and sad -- of miss Elizabeth Taylor!!!  <br /><br />Engage in philosophical discussions in the language of philosophy! Parade your talents in sophistry! Engage as well in simple chit chat in the "sermo plebis."  <br /><br />The forum ...
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Best Prose Artist in Latin? Vote now!!! :)

Again, if one of the categories above that contains more than one author wins. We'll throw another vote between the remaining contestants.<br /><br />all in the name of fun,<br />don't take too seriously.<br /><br />If you haven't read all of these. Vote based on the ones you know.<br />
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Best Poet in Latin language? Please Vote!!! :)

I thought this might be a fun way to gauge the interests of the members of the list. There were many more writers than "option choices" above. Once everyone responds, we could take the winning category and have a new poll on the authors in that category. <br /><br />For those of you who love Catullus and detest Horace or vice versa and have trouble voting for the one when he is listed together with ...
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Latin/English books

Salve,<br /><br />I am looking for books that have both the Latin and the English translation in them, specifically the Illiad and the Odyssey. I had two semesters of Latin a few years ago and I'm trying to get back into it. I have been going through some of the begginning courses, but I think it would be fun to try a book, especially since I haven't read either in quite a while. I know ...
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Hello all! I'm new to Textkit (although already it looks much better than most of the other Latin and Greek sites I've seen so far). As well, I'm new to the Classics.<br /><br />I want to learn Latin but there really are not that many good websites around which could serve as good resources. I can't take Latin in school, because Latin is not among the subjects offered in Grade Five. I don't get allowance ...
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