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experimental SPIonic-style classical Greek keyboard entry

Hello all,

I’ve created an experimental HTML document which will automagically convert ASCII keyboard input within its <textarea> into Unicode classical Greek characters; the keyboard mapping is identical to that of the SPIonic typeface. The goal of this experiment is that the classical Greek text entered within the <textarea> can be cut/copied/pasted to other browser windows — or to any application that supports Unicode text. The benefit of the experiment is that the generated text ...
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Could Troy be our Trojan Horse?

After the first Lord of the Rings movie came out, the number of people wanting to learn elvish ( :roll: ) jumped significantly. Argueably, if The Lord of the Rings were originally written in elvish, that number of people would have been far higher.

If Troy turns out to be a good movie, we should hopefully see a noticeable increase in the number of people learning ...
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Vulgate Psalm CXXXVIII verse 6

mirabilis facta est scientia tua ex me confortata est non potero ad eam

Your knowledge has been made marvellous, it has been much strengthened, I will not be able to (reach) it.

But how does the ex me fit in?
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Scanlon's Latin Grammar

I have been considering learning Latin with "Scanlon's Latin Grammar." It is liturgical Latin set up for reading the Missal and Breviary. Unfortuanately, I have not been able to find an answer key for it. Perhaps if you had it on line, there would be more interest in it and someone would start a group.
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#5 Mixed Consecutive and Result Clauses

N&H Page 13, Exercise 10 - 13

1. We have come to defend the walls.
2. He went away so quickly that we never saw him again.
3. He is so brave that he does not fear the enemy, but loves battles.
4. He was sent to ask for peace, that the citizens might not die of hunger.
5. The laws which the Romans made were so good that no one wished to ...
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translation help: english to latin

Hello, i've been looking to translate this phrase, and would like help with it. please note i am no latin student, and am just curious about how this would look in latin, i've tried a few web sites but have found that they dont do phrases that well, i would just peice it together with a dictionary online but words like It, and The dont seem to literally translate, any help would be great, thanks. ...
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Looking for Jenny's Teacher's Manual

Salve,

I've dug out my old high school latin book, "First Year Latin" edited
by Jenny, Scudder and Baade; the 1979 edition.

I'm looking for a copy of the teacher's manual, which I assume contains
the answers to the exercises.

Vale
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We have 1000 registered users

We have 1000 registered users
Textkit now has 1000 members... Congratulations Jeff!
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Side-effects of learning latin/greek

Has anyone noticed while learning one of the two languages, that their general usuage of grammar has become noticable?

For example, I sometimes find myself stoping and thinking about how I am going to write or say something. Even reading general material from different sources, I seem to find myself finding mistakes in other peoples grammar. I seem to sound more like my english teacher from way back in school.

The bad side of being ...
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Epos

Means Epic I think in English. I don't know the root. What does Epos mean?
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