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spring is sprung!

we're two days away from april and today is the nicest yet this year... it's 21C right now, gorgeous (that's 70F). and they are of course forecasting snow for tomorrow, so everyone is out enjoying today while they can.

I wore sandals and a tank top for the first time this year, and it was fantastic. Of course I had to walk to the nearest Sev and get a turtles icecream bar in celebration of ...
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tu cogito ergo doleo

Hello! I know that "Cogito ergo Doleo" means "I think, therefore I am depressed", but I'm wondering if "tu cogito ergo doleo" would be a proper translation of "<b>you</b> think, therefore <b>you</b> are depressed"?
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How would I say "Welcome friend." in Latin ? ?

How would I say "Welcome friend." in Latin ? ?

(And not Vale amicus)
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Schoder Homeric Greek on E-Bay

I already own these, but for those searching for Raymond Schoder's out of print textbooks, the complete set, including the elusive volume 1, is currently on E-bay. See following link:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... gory=29306


Latin translation in math

In a calculus course I came across a latin phrase that puzzelled me.
The phrase was "omnia linae" and was translated as all lines. The context of the phrase fits well for the translation of the feminine noun linea (geometric line, perpendicular) and I know that omnis is a third declension adjective. Shouldn't the phrase be either "omnia lina" or "omnes linae"? :?
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epi + genitive

epi + genitive

How can this logically denote motion towards a place? The genitive case took on the ablative I thought...

The only suggestion I've heard is that this use is like the use of the genetive to show something that somebody touches, aims for etc. The cases of epi + genitive I've come across have to a certain extent had a sense of making for the place (ep' oikou for instance)

thucy
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Textkit Competitions

The Ides of March competition seems like a great idea. As it says, it will encourage donations and promote interest in textkit.

But why wait until March? Surely it would be better to have more regular smaller competitions? How about essay/article competitions? These would stimulate interest even more, and rapidly increase textkit's content. One of the problems seems to be getting to people to visit the site regularly. I think this would help a lot. ...
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Help:Latin quotes combined with problem of German.

Kant wrote in his 'Der Streit der Fakutitaeten/Eigentuemlichkeit der medizinischen Fakultaet (page A23)', that government concerns itself with the medical faculty, in order that "...zweitens, dass es keine Afteraezte gebe (kein ius impune occidendi, nach dem Grundsatz: fiat experimentum in corpore vili)".

I can not catch the meaning of this sentence.
First, about Latin:
ius impune occidendi and fiat experimentum in corpore vili
Where are they from?

Second, about the whole sentence. Does it mean: ...
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aedes (aedis), is?

SALVETE OMNES!
I'm a bit confused over this entry:
aedēs (aedis), is, f., temple

1) Why is aedis within parenthesis? Is it the genitive declension?
2) Am I declining this correctly?
aedēs
aedis
aedī
aedem
aede

aedēs
aedum
aedibus
aedēs
aedibus
I hate Latin dictionaries...

MVLTAS GRATIAS VALETEQVE BENE!
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question about Homeric

How many written texts are there in Homeric? Is Homer the only recovered author who used this language, or are there other less-known writers?


 

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