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Can someone help check my grammar?

Salvete!

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."

I translated it "Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia: Id ...
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Please confirm clauses.

Forum:

1. Diana was the daughter of Latona.
- Diana filiam Latonae erat.

2. Niobe had seven daughters.
- Niobe septem filias habebat.

3. Niobe also had seven sons.
- Niobe quoque septem filios habebat.

4. Phoebus was the son of Latona.
- Phoebus Latonae filium erat.

5. Niobe was proud because she had seven sons, and seven daughters.
- Niobe superba erat quod septem filios et septem filias habebat.

6. Latona had only one ...
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verb forms

should the verb stems with digamma be also memorized?
and those in parentheses, are they the second aorist, etc; should all variations be learned thoroughly?
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Salvete!

Salvete Romani et Graeci!

Just dropping a quick post to say 'hi' and introduce myself briefly. I'm currently a junior in high school who is taking AP Latin Literature, and I've completely fallen in love with studying the language. I plan on majoring in Latin / the Classics in college, and it'll definitely be helpful on my way to becoming a med student.

I'm looking forward to getting to know and chat with some of ...
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Turd

Good day to you.

Fimus, merda, stercus. All Latin words for poo. But what do you call a turd in Latin?
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Dictionaries

Hey everyone, I was wondering what you may recommend for a good classical Greek dictionary? There's a few different ones I've seen, one by James Morwood, another by Liddell-Scott, and I've heard of one by a Woodhouse (that contains a good English-Greek section). Anyways, what do you guys and gals think? Any advice? thanks!

john
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Look at what I bought!

La oss ta en titt på det ja köpte! No I bought books!

1. Seneca Letters (a latin book finally)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0862921201/qid=1108654749/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl/026-1847218-0454066

2. Looking for a swedish reader...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0521226449/qid=1108654803/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_0_1/026-1847218-0454066

3. And of course en ordbok

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/9812461612/qid=1108654845/sr=2-1/ref=sr_2_3_1/026-1847218-0454066

By the way if any one else has learned swedish and wishes to amuse oneself go and read some norwegian it's mighty fun.

Also if any one is searching for a sweet language to learn I will be your friend ...
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quam hanc linguam discere?

Howdy:

I'm working my way through Wheelock's (up to ch. 17) by my lonesome, and also have Groten's 38 Latin Stories. I do all the supplemental excercises in the back of Wheelock's. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions for further reading, drills, etc?
I'm convinced that reading is important at every step, no matter how halting my understanding may be. Are there readers that one would recommend for someone halfway through Wheelock's?

Thanks
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Second Declension genitive S. Q????

Hi everyone,

I have a Q. about something stated in the D'ooge text.
Nouns of the 2nd declension in "ius" and "ium" end in "i" in the genitive singular, not "ii".
I am a bit confused with this, because according to the Henle text I have used, and other texts, "ii" IS used in the genitive singular w/2nd declension nouns, such as filius, filii.
Is this a classical vs. ecclesiastical translation? I would like to ...
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Blank downloads?

Hello,

I have downloaded the "Introduction to the language of verse in Homer", the "Odyssey book XII" and "First Greek Writer" successfully. However when I tried to download Goodwin's "Greek Grammar" it was blank except fo the title page. I also tried to download Smyth's "Greek Grammar for Colleges" and the same thing happened. Has anybody else had this problem? I downloaded the writer in between the other two, so I don't think it's my ...
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