Hello everyone. I am a beginner in Latin. I loved it since I was a child because my grand-grand father was a fluent speaker. However, he died when I was quite young and I forgot all I had learned so far. He was one of my best mentors.
My native language is Spanish and I am kind of new to English. I began learning it two years ago when I moved to the United ...
vulsearch.sourceforge.net has been around for a long time with a downloadable program to display the Vulgate, but they have recently released a very nice html version online that allows you to either search or browse. They also have a pdf version that is fully searchable (i.e., real text, not scanned images).
I have been a Latin student for four years, but even having translated and studied huge chunks of De bello Gallico, the Aeneid, Carmina Catvlli, Metamorphoses, and the Amores (I have studied and translated about thirty-five hundred verses of Latin poetry within the last two years.), I still have not developed my comprehension skills to the point where I can read works without translating on paper and parsing in my head.
I am a graduate student studying classical political philosophy and the university I attend does not have very good resources for me to learn ancient greek. I am particularly interested in reading Plato and Aristotle, and rendering literal translations from the greek. I have worked my way through the Hanson and Quinn, Crosby and Schaeffer, and Athenaze books. I have a pretty solid understanding of the basics. I am hoping someone here would ...
Is anyone here familiar with these books?
If so, are they any good?
I think (without having read them) that this method could be realy helpful complimenting teadious grammar exercises, that, without being in any context, don't give feel for or skill in practical usage of the language.
Ego lingvam latinam discere ad academiam Islandiam.
I think that's right. Anyway, I'm fairly new to latin since I didn't get any prior to entering university, and I'm not getting as much of it there as I'd like because I'm majoring in history. But so far so good, and I hope entering this forum will help me in my studies.