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Starting Anew

Well, two days ago some hackors thought it would be funny to deface my forum. I can't say that I wasn't warned about phpBB, but I guess I learned my lesson about that, so I totally revamped my site. Tonight I'm releasing it to the public. Tell me what you guys think about it

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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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Nu

Can anyone succintly describe the precise force of this particle?
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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. :

http://www.hi.is/~unnurv/
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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.

Thanks!
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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!"
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