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BLD 294

The Sentence in question is:
Ille fortis Germanorum dux suos convocavit et hoc modo animos eorim confirmavit.

I have managed to hack out:
At that fortress of the Germans the leader gathered his men and confirmed their spirits with this method (or plan).

Is this a feasible translation and can suos mean "his men"?
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Verb/translation question

In my Latin text book, I have been learning about verbs. However, I came across a verb (?) form ending that I am not familiar with:

aedifcatAE

This word was used in the following sentence:

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Quorum arte aedificatae sunt urbes?

I was always under the impression that the AE ending was for nouns only. Could you please explain?

Aedificat means "build," so I also theorized that aedifcatAE could be a ...
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regarding movies employing the Latin language

Many years ago I saw a movie that was scripted completely in Latin, but I cannot recall the movie title. In fact, it was so long ago that I can't even remember what it was about. It must have been made in the 1970s, I'm pretty sure I saw it during that decade.

Anyway, I was wondering if anyone knows of any database listing movies that use Latin in the dialog. I'm interested in pedagogical ...
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a beginner's question

Are the meanings of "consensus gentium" and "consensus civium" "consensus of the nation" and "consensus of citizens"?
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Roman numerals

Could someone with some knowledge of Roman numerals please help me figure out how to say 260972? :?
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Argh... lost book

Last week I saw a fantastic old little book which listed all the possible endings for parts of the Greek verb and parsed them. Great I thought. I'll buy it next time when I have some money on me.

This week is was gone! NOooooooooooooooooooooo!

Does anyone know what this book is called so I can track it down?
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Stephen Duffy, The Way to Greek and Xenophon's Anabasis

Last week I came across a used book from the 1950s which is a beginners edition of Anabasis, prepared by Stephen V. Duffy.

He also wrote a Greek language textbook, called "The Way to Greek." I've seen a copy, and it's quite a nice book. I'd like to get a copy for myself, but haven't seen one for sale. Any ideas?
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'Quod'

Caesar Gallic War I.3

"In eo itinere, persuadet Castico, Sequano, cuius pater regnum in Sequanis moltos annos obtinuerat et a senatu 'populi Romani amicus' appellatus erat, ut regnum in civititate sua occuparet quod pater habuerat"

Meaning:

"On that journey, he persuaded Casticus, a Sequanian, whose father had held a kingdom among the Sequanians for many years and had been named by the senate "friend of the Roman people", to seize the kingdom in his state ...
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Textkit down

hi everyone, if you were trying to reach Textkit over the weekend - sorry.

The server went down and because I was moving I had no way of knowing it was down and getting it restarted - my bad :oops:

thanks,
jeff
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Theos hn o logos: God, godly or divine?

Can I translate

Theos hn o logos: the Word was divine ?

Instead of The Word was God?


 

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