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What is the language of the Troubadors?

What are constructed languages?

If you're mad-crazy about languages, visit the very cool 8) site below created by William Annis.

http://www.biostat.wisc.edu/~annis/lingweenie.html
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Troy - The movie

You all know there's a new movie about Troy. They found a very original title: the movie is entitled Troy!
A fabulous cast, good publicity, ... what do you want more?
Maybe a good movie?

I went to see this movie. And I know there are aways little historic mistakes in this kind of movies. But mostly it does not disturb the performance. Nevertheless, after this movie I was very disapointed! And I was not ...
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Musical Stress

Does anyone here know the pitch of the Classical Latin and Greek pitch intonation, in terms of musical intervals id est perfect fifth, minor third et cetera?

VOBIS GRATIAS AGO
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Library of Alexandria discovered?

I don't see any pics, but only a reconstruction...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3707641.stm
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Graecorum librorum inopia

Today I finally received "Greek For Beginners" by L.A. Wilding.

I must say that I am disappointed. The accents are ignored and there are not even any long alpha iota upsilion markings nor are there convenient word lists before exercises. Then Wilding basically tells me to truck off and read the A&M Primer, with scarce explanations in the book itself. There is also an overload of exercises. The dual is also ignored. I am impartial ...
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Greetings!

Hello!!

Before I introduce myself, I would like to thank those that are responsible for creating textkit.com & for providing many free texts on-line. Furthermore, many thanks are in order for those that contribute to the message boards! It is the generosity of those that are willing to donate their time in sharing their knowledge & ideas that make these forums a great resource! THANK YOU!!

As for me? I am currently a biologist by ...
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regarding movies employing the Latin language

Many years ago I saw a movie that was scripted completely in Latin, but I cannot recall the movie title. In fact, it was so long ago that I can't even remember what it was about. It must have been made in the 1970s, I'm pretty sure I saw it during that decade.

Anyway, I was wondering if anyone knows of any database listing movies that use Latin in the dialog. I'm interested in pedagogical ...
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Argh... lost book

Last week I saw a fantastic old little book which listed all the possible endings for parts of the Greek verb and parsed them. Great I thought. I'll buy it next time when I have some money on me.

This week is was gone! NOooooooooooooooooooooo!

Does anyone know what this book is called so I can track it down?
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Stephen Duffy, The Way to Greek and Xenophon's Anabasis

Last week I came across a used book from the 1950s which is a beginners edition of Anabasis, prepared by Stephen V. Duffy.

He also wrote a Greek language textbook, called "The Way to Greek." I've seen a copy, and it's quite a nice book. I'd like to get a copy for myself, but haven't seen one for sale. Any ideas?
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Textkit down

hi everyone, if you were trying to reach Textkit over the weekend - sorry.

The server went down and because I was moving I had no way of knowing it was down and getting it restarted - my bad :oops:

thanks,
jeff
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