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Vale! - Hello from Portugal!

Hello to all members! My name is Luís, and I study
classical philology ("Linguas e Literaturas Clássicas",
as we call it here) at the Faculdade de Letras da
Universidade de Lisboa. I'm on my third year now.
It's great to be in a place where so many people
share this common interest for classical culture, so
I think I will have a good time!

Salvete! :D
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Can anyone succintly describe the precise force of this particle?
Read more : Nu | Views : 1656 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Homeric Greek and Early Greek Poetry

My denunciation of HarperCollins dictionaries

I denounce them! (thinks to self: much good that will do...)

They produce very good modern foreign language dictionaries, but the book binding sucks. I've only had my German dictionary for about 2 years and the hard cover is getting loose and starting to rip apart. I just recieved my French dictionary and it's in worse condition that my German dictionary. Unfortunately, it wasn't shipped very well. No fun bubble wrap or anything of the ...
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Icelandic manuscripts

Links about Old Norse archives, including manuscripts of Saemundar Edda and Snorri Edda, which is what I'm most interested in on the site. :

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who's from where and who likes what

I was wondering where all you guys come from and what things you like (hobbies, food, etc.). Have some of you interest in star trek or anime (it has to do with a resaerch for my own interest :P )?

I live in Zaventem, near Brussels in Belgium.

My interests are mainly: languages: Latin and Greek of course, but also Gaelge, Italian, Russian, ...
art: I like ...
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Anyone here take the AP Latin exam?

My theory is, that with all the college and high school people here, someone has to have taken it. At least I hope so.

Anyway, (I just found out today that there is no such word as 'anyways'. How odd.) what I want to know is this: how in-depth are the free-response answers supposed to be? I've seen the questions, and they seem to require pretty rudimentary answers, much simpler than the type of analysis ...
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Small translation... "Partus"

Hello! I am attempting to translate "The Bill/Invoice of Birth” from German into Latin and have at the moment arrived at "Parti factura".

I was wondering if anyone here in the forum had any other ideas? I'm aware that this could be quite boring compared with the other texts discussed here, but would be very glad for any short constructive replies.

Read more : Small translation... "Partus" | Views : 1279 | Replies : 11 | Forum : Learning Latin

A teeny favor...

...since I'm a Latinist, I'm going to ask on bended knee if a Hellenist will translate something for me (I feel so goofy asking this but only this once, please!)

"Good luck on your Greek final, Alexandra!"
Read more : A teeny favor... | Views : 1674 | Replies : 7 | Forum : Learning Greek

Temporary Epi Avatar

Ok....so while Epi decides upon what he wants me to post for an avatar, I thought I'd throw up a temporary one.

I'm sure this is how Epi feels about this whole avatar thing.....it's really quite appropriate.

Small Disclaimer......this in no way is intended to demean, nor poke fun at (ok, maybe poke a little fun at) the fine and outstanding folks that run the Textkit site.
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Can some one please solve this!

Today I had 5 lessons but skipped 4 of them what a cotangent I am. Anyway I found this equation and it is simple but seemed to go around in crazy circles.

√3tanx = 2sinx

I had a page of workings as to why x = pi/6 radians during my copious indeed protein shake/maltodextrin (dextrose polymers of varying chain length) spilling free time. Yet I am sure that a solution could be found with but ...
Read more : Can some one please solve this! | Views : 2712 | Replies : 12 | Forum : Open Board


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