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Stings in the Tail


I am currently studying the works of Martial and I find his order of words rather confusing. I am wondering whether someone can re-order the following epigrams...:

funera post septem nupsit tibi Galla virorum,
Picentine: sequi vult, puto, Galla viros.

Pierios vatis Theodori flamma penates
abstulit. hoc Musis et tibi, Phoebe, placet?
o scelus, o magnum facinus crimenque deorum,
non arsit pariter quod domus et dominus!

Thank you in advance.
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Greetings and Salutations

Righto. I'm Max, and I'm introducing myself.


I'm a Latin dork trying to build a relationship with Greek. It's rocky, but I think we'll make it. I'm going to be a senior at Oberlin College this coming year, and in a few weeks I'll be a TA for the Latin course at CTY - Los Angeles.

...It probably would have helped to have read some other introductions before I launched into mine. Ah, well. ...
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A small plural case ending question

Would, "Diana's arrows are killing the wild beasts of the land,"
be translated as
"Sagittas Dianarum feras terrarum necant"
or as
"Sagittas Dianae feras terrae necant"
and could I have the reason why as well.

Probably the same question but with out the example, does the gentive agree with the nominative or the accustative, which ever the case may be (no pun intended).
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Having just read the thread of rules, I feel it necessary to introduce myself :D

Hello. I'm Mic and I study ancient greek and latin at school. I love classics and I am especially interested in the greeks. My particular interests at the moment are Greek Religion, philosophy and science and the role of greek women. I am taking GSCE greek in a couple of weeks. ...
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key problems

another person posted this elsewhere in the forum, but no one has responded to the original thread.

whenever I try to log-in to the subscriber section, I'm simply taking back to the log-in page. Ergo, I cannot DL the key.
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query for the advanced

This is a question for the more advanced in latin:
how do you think of thelatinlibrary.com and Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum, specially on what concerns the Classics?
Are they reliable as copies or have you found many errors in their texts?
I'd like to know about any complains you have about those sources, as I want to compile a latin wordlist containing all the Classical words, and this needs to be as accurate and correct as ...
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Greek mythology info.

Can anyone direct me to a website that gives the names and brief descriptions of the characters of Greek mythology?
I would like to use this as I read the Iliad.
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Erasmian, Ecclesiastical?

Greetings all,
This is my first post here. I took two years of Koine Greek and learned I am not satisfied with "erasmian" pronunciation. Can someone please help me learn the Ecclesiatical pronunciation? I.E. The pronunciation the Eastern Orthodox Churches use.
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A challenge for you.. plus I need help

Hi, I was wondering if anyone can help me. I want to get a tattoo of a cross made up of latin words. So I need a longer word and a shorter word that have the same letter so they can intertwine. One of the words I wanted to use was Fides (faith) for the shorter one so I was looking for about a 7-letter word or a little bit longer with the third letter ...
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Pyongtaek University

my friend who lives in Korea just told me about this uni. I went to the website but hardly anything is in English. I can't read Korean (yet). Does anybody know if this uni have a classics program?
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