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Pronunciation samples for beginners

Hello. I have come across previous posts that discuss where one can access samples of readings from classical literature, such as this one, but was wondering if anyone was aware of something more suitable for folks just starting out on their own (or for those who do not have the benefit of having some classicists to work with directly)?

In D'ooge's case (I'm assuming Wheelock and M&F would have something similar) this could consist of ...
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Don't believe in princes, believe in frogs

Could I get a translation of that please? Thanks.
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salvete and chairete!

and hello! i am new, and i am looking forward to using the wonderful resource that is textkit. i studied latin in highschool and am presently studying greek in college, and i was told about this site by an old classmate of mine. i've lurked for a while, but i figured that it was time to step out of the shadows and actually introduce myself and participate.

anyway, i just wanted to say hello. ...
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Latin Via Ovid Key

Anyone know where I might find one? I have emailed the publisher, but no word yet. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.

Mark :)
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D'ooge's "Elements of Latin" (warning: lengthy pos

Some folks inquired about my copy of this work (vs. D'ooge's "Latin for Beginners") in my introductory thread here so I spun this off as a separate response...

Slightly OT: Got this item for $6.--. What I thought was neat about it is that a 1933 Latin class signed the back inside cover...anyway back to the topic onhand.

My copy is copyright 1921 with no other printing dates, so it should be Textkit-able should the ...
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Is America Going Cuckoo?

Aha, my suspicions have been confirmed. :)

A study, just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association by researchers from the World Health Organization and Harvard Medical School, indicates that there is more mental illness and insanity in the land of 'freedom fries' than other developed countries.

For example, about 26% of Americans were judged to be mentally disturbed, versus only 4% of people in ...
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Help! - A quote from Simonides.

Chase & Phillips, Lesson 30. READING, B
Sw=soj kai\ Swsw/, Sw=ter, soi\ to/nd' a)ne/qhkan,
Sw=soj me\n swqei/j, Swsw\ d' o(/ti Sw=soj e)sw/qh.
-SIMONIDES

Here's my attempt:
Sw=soj: Sosus
Swsw/ : Soso
Swth/r : savior, Sw=ter(voc)
soi/ : you (sg. dat.)
to/nde : this (masc. acc. sg.)
a)ne/qhkan = a)ne/qhsan : a)nati/qhmi, 3st, pl. 1aor.
swqei/j : sw/zw, aor. part. masc. sg. nom. e)sw/qh= aor. pass. 3rd. sg.

O Savior, Sosus and Soso have set it(a ...
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JJW exercises, Para 42 Nos. 1 - 5

Okay. Here goes my first stab, both at Greek, as well as using the SPIonic fonts....

1. h9me/ra=j makra=j
2. stratia| mi=kra|
3. e)n agopa|
4. h( xw/ra= mi=kra= h0=n
5. oiki/a=n mi=kra=n e)/xei


Thanks all.

Mark :)
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Need help with a selection from Ch. 36

I'm stuck on the second sentence of "I Love Her ... I Love Her Not," which reads:
Quare id faciam fortasse requiris.
I can translate each word separately, but I cannot put them together into a meaningful sentence. Is there some implied word that I should supply to make sense out of it?

Thank you very much for any help.
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Dionysus of Hallicarnassus

Χαίρετε,

What is up people, it has been a while. I am looking for the work of Dionysus of Hallicarbassus, Roman Archaeology. I want to download it in my pc. Pdf format is preferable, html or txt and doc are also welcome.
Anyone knows where I can find it?
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