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Oct. 9 is the 557th aniversary of Korean alphabet, hangul

It had been a national holiday in Korea since 1945 till 1990.

http://www.korea.net/learnaboutkorea/hangeul/hangeul01.html
-- You'll find some of the romanized transcription of Korean words unpronounce-able.
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On Philosophy (from 'Altruism')

Hi all,<br /><br />I''m going to come across as the curmudgeon, but I am shocked at how far philosophic knowledge has fallen!<br /><br />A couple of points:<br /><br />(1) Philosophy is most definitely concerned with what is -- that is Ontology/Metaphysics -- the science or study of being as being;<br /><br />(2) Utilitarianism is John Stuart Mill<br /><br />Incidentally, two works that I very strongly recommend these days for those trying to grasp what has ...
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Problem with server?

Is anyone else having problems getting onto Texkit today? I keep keep getting error messages when I try to get onto the site. It doesn't seem to be this end as I have had no problems with other sites.
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Text to speech engine reads aloud in Greek!!

hey dudes and dudettes! 8)


here's a link to a site at the university of athens which gives a download of
a greek text to speech engine ( software that reads aloud actual text)

check it out here------->> http://www.di.uoa.gr/speech/synthesis/d ... tion.shtml

SAMPLE AUDIO TRACKS available in the samples section-c l i c k e y!
http://www.di.uoa.gr/speech/synthesis/d ... ...


The Curse of Atreus

I am translating The Curse of Atreus from 38 Latin stories and am having problems with two of the sentences.

Sed, o Atreu, prompter tua magna vitia filii tui magnas poenas dabunt. In animis filorum tuorum manebit tua culpa antiqua; erit perpetua.

I have translated it as:

But, O Atreus, because of your great crimes your sons will pay a great penalty. Your ancient blame will remain in the souls of your sons; it will ...
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hahaha

I know Jeff is working on the new forum but...

"Most users ever online was 17 on 31 Dec 1969 05:00"
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new member and content exam question

salve socii!

I'm new here and new to Latin, though I must admit to being an addict. I'm a double major in Classics and Secondary Education, and studying so that hopefully I'll be able to pass the Illinois Content Exam in Latin. I would be extremely grateful to anyone if they could give me advise on surviving this task. I'm also curious what textbooks are being used in high school Latin classes.

thanks

Lupa
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Unusual perfect tense ending

The first word in Book II of Virgil's Aenead is "Conticuere". The entry in "Words" is as follows:

conticu.ere V 3 1 PERF ACTIVE IND 3 P
conticesco, conticescere, conticui, - V INTRANS
conticisco, conticiscere, conticui, - V INTRANS
cease to talk, fall silent, lapse into silence; cease to function, become idle

I have not seen this ending used for the 3rd person plural perfect tense before, wouldn't it normally be "conticuerunt"? I almost took ...
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ATTENTION!! -WELCOME TO THE NEW FORUM - HOW TO LOGIN

We finally upgraded the forum to a more powerful script with better features. Try the search features for starters. You'll also notice new things you can do like read new posts since last visit and read unanswered posts.

When we migrated the forum, your password had to be reset to a new temporary password.


Your new password is the first 2 digits of your old password

Once you have logged in, please reset your password ...
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New student

I've decided to learn Latin! My long term goal is to learn through classes at the community college, but in the short term I will work through the Wheellock book until the first semester intro starts in the fall 2004. <br /><br />I'm working on chapter 2 and I'm sure I will have many<br />questions. <br /><br />I am interested in a source of Latin language tapes that I can listen to in my car ...
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