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Hello from old lurker, recent member, finally new poster

Hello folks. In response to this thread (which I have given a personal nickname of "The Lamentations of Jeff") :) I am taking the time to make a hopefully brief introduction. My name is Ron, historically a software engineer by trade although I have been unemployed for several months now. I am one class shy of finishing a Master's in Software Engineering, which I have put on ...
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where do I start?

This is lame, but do I just open up ooge and get going?
WHat is a good age to start learning Latin? Greek?
How about 6 years old?
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Test Textkit's Latest Site Feature - Vocabulary Tool

Hi everyone, I could use your help testing a new site feature.

The vocabulary tool is a script which builds and emails to you custom vocabulary lists. Specifically, you can select which vocabulary list you would like to receive, how many words per list and how often to receive them.

This script is the first step in a large project where interactive vocabulary quizzes will be generated that test your vocabulary.

I would most appreciate ...
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Curses! Here I am trying to look up a simple word like "apatouria" in LSJ, and no matter which search I use on whatever mirror I always get nothing... just that damn spinning IE globe....

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Trying to Find Trajan's Dacica

As you might be able to tell from my name in the forum, I'm Romanian. Since I'm learning Latin, I want to read what Trajan wrote about the Dacians, who lived in the area that is now Romania. I found a few words from his writings on a site linked from the Latin Library. I couldn't find it on any other site, however. Does anyone know if this work is online in the original Latin ...
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Science made stupid


I found this site very funny; and chances are, so will you.
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Hey guys! It has been quite a while since my last post: school, classics... you know.
Any idea where can I get Juvenal's 7th Satira, both original text and English translation?


P.S. I've already tried Perseus.
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When and how Achilleus died?

In Odyssey Achilles is said to have died in Troy. And there's the description of his funeral. But there's nothing much said about the scene of his death. If he's shot on his ankle or heel, or in what situation death had come upon him to draw shadows over his eyes, there's nothing described. Where among the Greek epic poems can I find the scene of his death?
And what was Achilleus' real weak point? ...
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Neolatin Online Texts

This site is an extensive bibliography of online neolatin texts.
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Colloquia Latina

This forum is like our agora but much bigger! Very cool.
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