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An introduction and a question.

I stumbled upon this forum a few days ago and I must say that I am pleased with what I see. At first, however, I was not too interested in coming to such a small forum, but then again, I just made the posting population one man higher, no?

Well I’m not overly good at introductions, so I will just throw out some information.

I am but 16 years of age as of November 23, ...
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Introducing Me

Dear and gentle readers,
As requested, I am introducing myself in a new thread.
Now that #1 is done, let us move on...
S
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Bookstores

First off, my apologies to those people to whom I got a little out of hand earlier in another thread. I get a little excitable sometimes, especially regarding politics. I'm also used to more... aggressive?... forums, and am not completely used to the laidback style here.

Anywho.....

I was in a little hole-in-the-wall used bookstore this weekend, and was perusing the language section, when what to my wandering eyes did appear but.... a 1912 edition ...
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Texts of cultures.

www.Sacred-texts.com

A site very extensive in its contents of sacred as well as non sacred texts of different cultures. The Kalaevala, Ramayana, the epos of Gilgamesh, next to things such as text about neopaganism.
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Miss World?! What a rip.

First of all there are probably about 100,000 girls in the world hotter than the winner here. She was just a classic blonde person and not really attractive just that stereotypical thing. Anyhow Ireland (the country of the winner) has nothing compared to the beauty of say Finland, and look how badly Finland is represented. I was disappointed with the Phillipines, as the girls there are simply fine, however Thailand, although bearing many females finer ...
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Jeff: Error in CEB

In A New Latin Prose Composition, Charles E. Bennett, pages IX and VIII are out of order.
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Fonts

Free fonts from some ancient languages/uses.
http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/fonts/
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Oh my god

Horace
http://community.middlebury.edu/~harris ... orace.html

Catullus
http://community.middlebury.edu/~harris ... ullus.html

This professor has an interesting take on how they should be translated Image Don't read if you are offended by swearing and vulgarities.
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yet another latin translator..

http://www.levity.com/alchemy/latin/latintrans.html

This is more like one of the dictionaries, but it does it on the whole lump of words in the sentence. Could be also useful for checking one's own latin compsition and spelling. How accurate is it? I'm a total novice in latin and in no situation to judge. ;) Found this while looking for another latin dictionary site to ...
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