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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.

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


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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Hello from old lurker, recent member, finally new poster

Hello folks. In response to this thread (which I have given a personal nickname of "The Lamentations of Jeff") :) I am taking the time to make a hopefully brief introduction. My name is Ron, historically a software engineer by trade although I have been unemployed for several months now. I am one class shy of finishing a Master's in Software Engineering, which I have put on ...
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where do I start?

This is lame, but do I just open up ooge and get going?
WHat is a good age to start learning Latin? Greek?
How about 6 years old?
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Fathers and Phratries

Can somebody philological help me with these please?

- How likely is it that phratry and pater are related? If so, how so?
- How likely is that the festival name 'apatouria' comes from either pater or phratria or both?

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