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Online: Homer's works in Latin


I am happy to announce the publication of my transcription of Homer's works at Project Gutenberg (PG). I have divided it into three parts each of which can be downloaded from the PG-web site:

These editions (both the HTML and the plain text versions) include line numbers for easier reference. The Latin translations are very literal, which ...
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Oratio Sanctae Thomae Aquinitas Ante Studium

Creator ineffabilis, qui de thesaurius sapientiae tuae tres Angelorum hierarchias desingasti et eas super caelum empyreum miro ordine collocasti atque universi partes elegantissime distribuisti.

Ineffable Creator Who has designated of Thy treasure of Wisdom three hierarchs of Angels whom above the flaming skies by wondrous order Thou hast established and throughout all parts of the universe so elegantly distributed.
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translation assistance please

Jasoni et Medeae advenientibus occurrerunt--- I think the declension endings are dative and a participle occurs before the verb but that is as far as I can get
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The Trilled "R"

Greetings All,

This is more of a curiosity question than anything else.
Did the Ancient Romans trill their "R's" ?

The reason I ask is that I was watching the "Latin Tutorial" on You-Tube the other
day and his idea of, "Arma virumque cano, Troiae qui primus ab oris" had every R
trilled especially, "arma virumque." I was reaching for the remote to replay.

Now my youngest daughter took Latin from public school elementary up ...
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Opposite of

What is an opposite Latin word for induere/vestire?
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when to use ablative when translating

The sentence I am struggling to translate into English is:
Victoria magna mihi et tibi libertatem dedit

I am confused if I should translate assuming the victoria magna is ablative (there are no macrons) by saying "by a great victory he gave you and me freedom" or if I should assume victoria magna is nomitive by saying " a great victory game me and you freedom"
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Latin to english translation

The sentence I need help translating into English is:
Ubi nox venit et Polyphemus dormivit, Ulixes et viri ei nocebant

I believe the sentence translates into something similar to:
When the night comes and Polyphemus sleeps, Ulixes will hurt her husband
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Against Verres 2.5.58

Dear all,

postremo quid aliud isti faciunt, cum te soli ex Sicilia laudant, nisi testimonio nobis sunt omnia te sibi esse largitum quae tu de3 re publica nostra detraxeris?

Finally, here what other thing do they make - when they-only-people from Sicily praised you - except there are all things for us as testimony that you gave them (many things) that you have took from our Republic?

"te sibi esse largitum" => obviously acc + ...
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Tacitus, Dialogue on Oratory, ch. 35

Context: In the good old days youngsters learned oratory by apprenticeship to outstanding members of the bar, but in these degraded times the training is the business of so-called professors of rhetoric. Declamations practiced in their schools are unrealistic.

sequitur autem, ut materiae abhorrenti a veritate declamatio quoque adhibeatur.

Translation: It follows moreover , that the declamation is also applied to subject matter quite remote from the real ...
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Latin Prose Exercises - Clement Bryans

The book 'Latin prose exercises based upon Caesar's Gallic war' (1884) by Clement Bryans is available on the Internet Archive:
I have just uploaded a scan of my copy of the KEY to this work:
https://archive.org/details/KeyToLatinP ... esarBryans
However note that this is the key to the second edition of the Bryans work, and not the first as available on Internet Archive. ...
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