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Gift of wisdom?

Hi all. This is my first post, so by way of introduction, I’m interested in ancient Greek and Roman history, with a primary focus on the late Roman republic and the early empire – roughly the time spanning the civil wars involving Julius Caesar on thru the reign of Vespasian. Although I’ve done lots of reading on these topics, I’m far from an expert.

However, despite my interest in Roman history, I have minimal knowledge ...
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I feel terribly out of place, but this site has some really interesting stuff. I hope to be able to devote myself more confidently to the language in the coming years with the help of all the contributors here, since it seems my 6 years of schooling really isn't much.
gratias vobis ago
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Hi. I'm a new user, making my obligatory first post. I'm a philosophy PhD looking to deepen my knowledge of Latin. I've some knowledge of the language - and of Greek - but now that I've completed my program I've decided to devote some time to bringing my Latin up to where I want it to be. I look forward to many future conversations here. :D
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suitable English grammar, basics

Hi everybody,
did not go to grammar school, little joke :mrgreen:
but grown from the experience of the ancient Greek basics search the question came up -as this is a ancient Greek-E N G L I S H case to fully take part in-
if somebody could recommend any resources, public domain, of a grammar or dictionary, for to learn from and to refer to.
Mainly ...
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Publishing drafts

Maybe I'm missing something but I saved a draft post and when I go to submit (publish) it I see no command to do that. Can anyone help?
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Salvete omnes a terra Saxonis id est Dania :)
In hoc loco homo novus sum :)
Velut parvus infans qui nondum fari potest sum, sed dicendo et scribendo latine crescere studiose cupio.
Iterum salve!
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Rome, July 2018: Ancient Greek Intensive Course

Pontifical University of the HOLY CROSS

Ancient Greek intensive course
with the Polis Institute method
Learn to speak ancient Greek as a living language!

From 2 to 20 July 2018
from 9:00 to 13:00
from Monday to Friday

Would you like to read in the original the New Testament, the Parallel Lives of Plutarch, or the Histories of Polybius, as you would read an English text? By hearing and speaking ancient Greek, you can ...
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Sigh... I think Ioannis should read Ioannes. Oh well, we all make mistakes, right? It shall be a lasting testament to new beginnings.

I am here to learn Latin. I have access to several different textbooks and resources and will be narrowing down my choices in the coming days. I look forward to getting to know the community in the future!
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Greetings, I've enjoyed reading many of the posts here and look forward to more interaction. I recognize some names from B-Greek!

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My name is Andrew and I'm trying to relearn Latin. I went through the three Ecce Romani books when I was in high school almost 20 years ago, and my 10 year old son wants to learn a new language. I thought working on some Latin would be a fun summer activity for us. We both love camping and hiking and I was thinking we could learn some Latin names for plants and animals and ...
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