As a new member of textik, I figured I ought to post an introduction (to whom it may concern). I didn't pick a clever latinized username. Oh well Rachel Kelley is a good Irish name, even if I am a Sicilian. : )
I am currently studying Koine Greek, and am just now trying to pick up some Homeric. My knowledge of latin is not nearly as much as I would like, but, after Greek ...
Hello, I was reading an article by Dorothy Sayer in which she suggested that perhaps it would be beneficial if students are first exposed to Mediaeval Latin for several reasons that she highlights in her article (see memoriapress.com for more on this).
What should we make of this?
(Sorry if this point already been discussed on the forum)
Finally! all my months of hard work with Nathan's Spanish is paying off. He's known tons of Spanish words for a long time now but he never speaks in Spanish. It's hard because I'm not fluent myself so I'm sure I don't give him enough exposure.
Anyways, I said to him last night, "Puedes decir cow en Espanol?" and he answered back, "Vaca". It's funny that his first word is cow - but I'll take ...
First I would like to apologize for my lack of proper terminology. As I begin my study of latin I find that my grammar is severely lacking, which probably adds to my difficulty in the subject. With that said, here's my question.
This is chapter 2, page 358 in the Exercises.
Now I have done the flipping in multiple questions, but here is an example.
It all began on that sack of **** valentine's day. I did not want to go out but she insisted that a restaurant full of solid food would be romantic. I had a workout on that day and also my stomach can currently handle but foods of liquid consistency. But not Br- (aq) I suppose as it's poison. In bitter sea water.
She arrived at my house wearing a shimmering top and I was just ...
I'm new to Latin. I saw a phase "Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia" by Ambrose and wanted to expand on it. I wanted to say "Wherever Peter is, there is the church: That is, wherever men believe what he wrote in first epistle chapter 3 verse 21, namely both that baptism is necessary to salvation and that faith is necessary to baptism, there is the church."