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comp lit / hist of sci student - new member

Hi all,

I've been a lurker for a while -- now that I'm diving into Greek this summer, thought I'd actually make an account!

I studied math and poetry as an undergrad, and I'm continuing that now reading about history of science and poetry of various sorts. I'm especially interested, besides in the ancient world, in "Early Modern" English poetry, before the "two cultures" of science and literature split. As a poet myself, and someone ...
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Hello everyone,

I just joined and would like to introduce myself. I have been learning Latin through self-study, on and off, for about four years now. My studying has been much more “off” than “on”, and I estimate I have spent only about six or seven months actually learning. I am currently working through the first volume of Lingua Latina again and will read chapter XXXV today.

My most consistent and intensive period of study ...
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Hello Everyone

Hello Everyone

I have just started my Latin journey. I hope that I can ask you all lots of questions, and I hope none of those questions are dumb.

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greetings from Bayside, NY



My name is Steven Avery, from Bayside, NY.

As a believer with Bible interests that include apologetics and infallibility issues, I've been interested in Greek, and some Latin, discussions in Bible text studies for many years.

Often I like to see how the historical views of an issue developed, and if they differ from the modern views. So in that sense some of my interest is more journalistic than text-geek. However, in so ...
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Hello Latin-loving world :)

Hi All,

I am from Bangalore and I love the Latin language. I dream of the day when I can take a Virgil and read it completely on my own without needing a translation tool! I have just begun to actually start learning the language using D'Ooge and I hope to make the best out of it *fingers crossed*. Finding this forum was a great encouragement as well... Oh, and if there are Latin learners ...
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Trying to get in touch with Prof. Diane Johnson


Does anyone know what's happened to Prof. Diane Johnson of Western Washington University? She put on the web her edition of Posselius's Familiarium Colloquiorum Libellus Graece et Latine, which now, together with all her work, has disappeared, although I could find the pdf elsewhere. I tried to write to her at WWU but my message bounced back. I found some typos (at least I think they are typos) in the book and wanted to ...
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Hello World :)

Hey folks,

I'm a Philosophy/Classics student at UMKC under Prof. Rydberg-Cox. I've taken 3+ semesters of Ancient Greek and have worked on a few side projects regarding classics. I chose to learn Ancient Greek because of my focus on ancient philosophy.

I'm not a heavy forum user, but when I hit tough problems that I can't find the answer to elsewhere (e.g., Perseus), I turn to the people who know the subject best ...
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Anyone for tennis? (or a small challenge)

I find that nothing builds confidence quite so much, when you're learning a new language (or just enjoying it), as memorising a few choice lines of its literature. I read somewhere that, if the entire corpus of Horace's works were to disappear overnight in a world conflagration, there would be enough "memories" in the heads of professors and students to piece it all back together again. I wonder whether the same could be said for ...
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Salvete Amici!

I am an aspiring ancient historian who is particularly interested in Imperial Rome. I have just graduated college with a double major in Classics and Ancient History. I have had 4 years of Latin, 3 of Ancient Greek, and numerous courses in Ancient Roman and Greek history. In the Fall I am headed to York University in Toronto, Canada, to earn an MA in Ancient History. From there I will attempt to enroll ...
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Hello everyone,
I live in Australia and am currently studying Ancient Greek language as part of my BA in Ancient History. I joined this forum to discuss some findings or queries I might have.
Looking forward to interacting with you.
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