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Oldest Attested Homer Text?

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44779492

Notice it says that the date is still to be determined, but it's still an exciting find.
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Latin Inscrption

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inflection's upcoming decay in Smyth's "Greek Grammar"

Hi,
https://grammars.alpheios.net/smyth/xht ... v2.21.html
FIRST PART OF A COMPOUND
870
The first part of a compound may be a noun-stem, a verbstem, a numeral, a preposition or adverb, or an inseparable prefix.

a. The use of stems in composition is a survival of a period in the history of language in which inflections were not fully developed.


a) How do I understand that? Is it not so, that ancient ...
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Vergil, Aeneis 1, 211–756; 2, 51–121 mit griechischer Überse

Is there enough of this extant to know if it was translated into Greek verse or prose?

http://berlpap.smb.museum/04348/


Soft bees' wax κηρῷ μαλθακῷ - heated or natural?

Moving on to fanatic status (but not yet at sight fluency) now with my present re-reading this passage, I have this same question this time as last time I read this, so better out than in (with the question).

Longus 1.10.2 wrote:ὁ δὲ καλάμους ἐκτεμὼν λεπτοὺς καὶ τρήσας τὰς τῶν γονάτων διαφυὰς ἐπαλλήλους τε κηρῷ μαλθακῷ συναρτήσας μέχρι νυκτὸς συρίττειν ἐμελέτα


Being as they didn't have Araldite or polystyrene cement (or even plastic) to build their ...
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Is Partus sequitur ventrem actually a Roman legal doctrine?

I have a question about Roman law.

Is Partus sequitur ventrem a (classical) Roman civil law doctrine?
  • If it is, what period was it formalised in?
  • Does it exist in practice before the Corpus Juris Civilis?
  • Is there a tension between this doctrine and the rights afforded under the patriarchical system of Roman society?

Thanks in advance.
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