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How much time do you spend studying?

Just curious. How much time do you spend studying Latin or Greek?
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Vocabulary Master

My favorite PC flash-card program is called Vocabulary Master (click to download) and is free from Transparent Language.

I've used it teaching junior high and high school, in Latin and Spanish, and used it myself to study when I was in college. Strangely addictive.

Anyone else used it?
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Pronunciation Help

How is "ae" pronounced in Ecclesiastical Latin ? ?

I have heard for Caelum (CHEH-LOOM) and (CHY-LOOM) and (CHAY-LOOM).

So which is it ? ? ?
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How/why do people pronuance Caesar

Simple question, I am assuming that Caesar is pronounced as in Ky-aesar. But generally people in films, TV, media or should I group them as popular culture say it as Se-aesar.

Where/when did the pronounciation go so 'wide' or the marker like this?

Or have I get it all wrong?

thanks
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Newbie says hello

Hello people,
I'm here to get some insight into the world of languages, my goal is to learn the following languages classical latin/greek/sanskrit in that order(in the order of the most available resources).
So there is a long road a head of me, nothing too difficult I hope. :D

For some reason I cannot figure out why I chose to learn languages that only a few ...
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Oxford latin Dictionary

Hello people, I was wondering if anyone has ever come across the oxford latin dictionary. I'm talking about the version that costs ~$200!

Is it worth the price?

My goal is to learn the basics in the short term so I can read and speak 'average' latin material , but for the long term so I can play around with the language itself.

thanks
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Translation Exercise

Are we ready for another test of our translating skills? If so maybe you'd like to try this short (and grammatically straightforward) paraphrasing of a latter day politician's refutation...

I did not have sexual relations with that man

Extra Brownie points for those versions that mirror the language of Calonice in Aristophanes' Lysistrata (because we all know she could never have kept her oath to the other Athenian women ...
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brand spanking new ;)

hey ya'll :)

i never know how to introduce myself, but felt the urge (Sticky induced et. all) to do so. at the current moment i'm still perfecting my greek, my main passion, whilst plodding along (slowly) with the latin at university, and hopefully (everything is crossed :wink: ) i will follow up with a Masters in the ancient ...
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Fabulae faciles

Is there any interest in a public domain or freely available edition of Ritchie's Fabulae faciles?
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greetings and salutations

First I was happy to be permitted to learn latin in a non-latin public school as a class, and then I found this site. I was introduced to latin in a small private school that tought it to all of the students. When the highschool shutdown I was forced to learn on my own. After several weeks of frustration of dealing with some of the more complex writting techniques I found this site and was ...
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