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... Latin Prose Composition by North and Hillard. After searching and searching I FINALLY found a 1913 copy overseas. It was badly marked up. I managed to remove most of it, but please excuse the occasional ink spill and underlined word - the former owner(s) was a real doodler with the sad habit of marking within the text and not in the margin.

I'm still in search of a key ...
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complete SPIonic key map

hi guys, everyone typing in greek might already have a copy of something like this, but just in case, here's a list of everything in the SPIonic font:

http://www.bsw.org/fonts/SPIonic.htm

note in particular that there's 2 versions for all accents, combinations of accents, &c: one for narrow letters (like iota) and one for wide characters (like omega). so e.g. you'd always use ~, not =, over omega. also the combinations ...
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Good Learning Sites

To all,
I am new to this board and I was wondering, though it most likely has been asked and asked and asked again. Are there any good sites online with Latin resources, for learning/re-learning purposes? I took Latin in HS for 4.5 years and went to the Gubernatoris Latina Academia here in VA. I will be heading off to seminary pretty soon and would like to begin to brush up on my Latin skills.
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Endings

Is there an easier way to memorize the endings for Latin nouns? I've printed off D'Ooge's chart, and I carry it in my pocket, refer to it through the day, and recite them to myself without looking. Then I start reading my lessons, and I forget them all. Latin is no fun when you can't remember whether this word is nominative, accusative, dative, ablative, or genitive.

I would have thought by now that this wouldn't ...
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Please help me out

Im writing a fiction story about two groups, one who do evil, and one who prevent evil, and ive named them both in Latin.
I would really appreciate it if someone would confirm for me if i got the translation right.

Group one are called DILUO PRAVUS. I think this means 'To remove evil'

Group Two are called MALIGO-ARE. I think this means 'to do/contrive evil'

If anyone can help me out please do! I'd ...
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Can't contain my curiosity ;)

I am wondering how Emma_85 got a hold of my photographs she is using for her avatar. I don't mind her using them but I usually keep a low profile :lol:
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Some Particulate Matter, or, Why I Love the Dutch

Albert Rijksbaron seems to have taught serveral good Dutch classicists. Somehow a bunch of them are into applying discourse and pragmatic linguistic theory to classical Greek, and the results are pretty interesting. Helma Dik, now at the University of Chicago, wrote a book which I think presents the first coherent account of Greek word order ever.

A few weeks ago I picked up New Approaches to Greek Particles, conference papers edited by Rijksbaron. I thought ...
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An introduction and a question.

I stumbled upon this forum a few days ago and I must say that I am pleased with what I see. At first, however, I was not too interested in coming to such a small forum, but then again, I just made the posting population one man higher, no?

Well I’m not overly good at introductions, so I will just throw out some information.

I am but 16 years of age as of November 23, ...
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Introducing Me

Dear and gentle readers,
As requested, I am introducing myself in a new thread.
Now that #1 is done, let us move on...
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re: confirm translation

Forum:

Is my translation of this simple sentence from the English correct?


Example: Once upon a time there was (est) a beautiful girl.

Result: Olim puellam pulchram est.

Or: Olim est puellam pulchram.


This English-language sentence stems from the title "Latin Via Ovid-A First Course-Second Edition" on page 17.

It seems that the first one would be more correct in usage. Reason being, is the important placement of the subject and verb. What do you ...
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