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Latin Readers (was: How much do you study?)

Spinoff from "How much do you study?" in the Learning Latin forum.<br />http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-forum/viewtopic . php?t=358;start=30.<br /><br /><br /><br />and I'd just picked up this new (well, new to me....) "Odes and Epodes of Horace" and couldn't just leave it alone and go to sleep <br /><br />Ah... the thrill of a new toy! And one that comes with batteries! ;D <br />I'm looking forward to reading "real" Latin works someday. I can ...
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Words - Online Translation Help

This site has been referenced on several occasions, so putting it here seemed a good idea:<br /><br />http://lysy2.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/words.exe<br /><br />It is an online (and down-loadable) translation site - type in the Word In Question, and a list of possible definitions come back.<br /><br />Kilmeny
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My Motto

I just wanted to share "My Motto" with you...I read it somewhere, and thought it was funny, so I stuck it to the wall by the computer. It sums up my study of the Greek alphabet pretty well, even if it is written in "Latin". <br /><br />Veni, vedi, velcro. <br />I came, I saw, I stuck to it. <br /><br /> ;D<br /><br />Keesa
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your favourite Hellenic maxims

<br /> Sometimes I come up with short Greek phrases, masterpieces of rhythm and condensed meaning, that even though they were first pronounced millenia ago, still can cut like a knife and whisper to me the way out to many every-day situations. <br /><br /> To me, they are, along with "grandpa Homer", the reason for which I wanted to study Greek. <br /><br /> So, give me your top 3 of Greek quotations that ...
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Nuntii Latini

A weekly round up of news in Latin from Radio Finland. The site includes broadcasts, transcripts, archives, listeners' letters and a chatroom.<br /><br />http://www.yleradio1.fi/tiede/nuntii/
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Teach yourself epigraphy

Bill Thayer's course on deciphering Latin inscriptions based on photos he took in Italy:<br /><br />http://www.ukans.edu/history/index/europe/ancient_rome/E/Roman/Texts/Inscriptions/home.html<br /><br />
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neon melos

Chairete, o anthropoi! <br /><br /> now isn't this a brilliant site about Classical tongues, and with so many interesting people from around the globe! <br /><br /> I am new in here, and hope to make most of my learning Ancient Greek, a language I always wanted to master, before moving on to discover the world of Hellas, its wisdom and celebration of man and nature. <br /><br /> Currently studying Ploutarchou - Bios ...
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Prospecting in Used Bookstores....

I went cruising used bookstores this weekend to see if I might happen to trip over anything on Jeff's wish-list.... I didn't, but I did find a whole lot that wound up on bookshelves! I've been endlessly choked due to not being able to find books in Latin in new bookstores.... and here in the used bookstores I found a complete Horace (useful for upcoming Latin course), some Ovid, Pliny's letters (which I've been looking ...
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A linka linka link

Might I suggest a thread just for posting links to sites or pages we've found useful or simply interesting in our studies?<br /><br />Ideally such a thread would consist of mainly the links and brief notes on why the link-er (poster?) found it interesting or useful rather than endless "I thought it was great" v. "I thought it was dreadful" discussions.<br /><br />The links might be to language sites, dictionaries, texts, or cultural information. <br ...
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Stars

I see some people have many stars after their name ans I only have one, ??? ??? ??? ???. Whats does it mean? <br /><br />
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