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de bello gallico in francaise

Anyone here know where I can download De Bello Gallico in French translation for free?

Gratia vobis
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What is the Importance of pronunciation?

I somehow find the importance granted to pronunciation in Latin unneccessary and excessive. Today I suppose all Latin communication is essentially non-verbal, and even if a group of people wish to talk all that is neccessary is an agreed-upon common system of pronouncing words, within the said group. That said how do we know what pronunciation the ancients actually adopted?

I find the same problem in another ancient language: Sanskrit. My Sanskrit teacher in school ...
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Accents

Hello Everybody,

I'm advancing with the Beginner's Book gradually but I have a question:

Is there any rule of the accents in the conjugation of verbs ?

I wonder why they change from conjugation to conjugation and from time to time.

Is there any rule to handle this problem ?
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vexillari -- singular??

I'm writing a novel set in Wales in the 4th century, involving a Roman fort. I am relatively new to Latin (and to these forums :)), but have a background in French and Italian. I am wondering what the singular of vexillari would be? My understanding is that vexillari means "standard bearers", and I need to reference just one, as in "I am a ---- in the...." ...
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I love the smell of Chrsitmas trees....

I've had mine up for about a week now, and I just love the way it makes the whole house smell. I got my lights up last week too....so I am officially in the Christmas spirit :P

The other thing I got that really puts me in the Christmas spitit is....a new cd. I got a Stevie Wonder Christmas Cd that is a reissue of a 1967 ...
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need a quick translation.

from aeneid 3.313:

uix pauca furenti subicio et raris turbatus uocibus hisco:

it's sometinng like: Scarcely a few words i reply, given her fury, and moved I spoke disjointedly.

Not sure on the particulars at all tho. Furenti is referring back to Andromache whom Aeneas is about to reply to.
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Hello!

Hello all,

I'm beginning my foray into the world of Homeric Greek today - I went to a computer lab at my university and printed 100 pages of Pharr's book!

I just wanted to write a note to say hello, and that I'll be posting on here regularly I'm sure.

Thanks!

Achates
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Xenophon: Anabasis

Hi folks,

I've read a short passage from Xenophon's Anabasis book 1, but I do not really have any feel for where the narrative is at (bk. 1, 4,8 ).

I'd like to find a brief outline of the work. Does anybody know if there's, like, a synopsis one could see online somewhere?

Also, I have trouble understanding this phrase, where Cyrus gets to the river Chalos which is described thus:

to\n Xa/lon potamo/n, o)/nta ...
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De orationibus Ciceronis

fortasse vir est magnus venustusque. estne quoque magnus patronus? cotidie orationem eius contra Verrem lego. nunc autem de iure Romanorum miror. semper multa verba, multas accusationes, multa fabula signaque habet ille. non tamen illi est clarum testimonium. :roll: cur iudices ei crederent? :shock: quod est Cicero ipse?

vel fortasse testimonium habeat quod non in oratione videatur?

verum nescio...
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Can anyone translate this sentence for me?

The truth will set me free.
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