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RULES OF THE LATIN BOARD

Welcome to the Latin Forum :D

This forum is here to provide help to those in the process of learning Latin, and also to discuss topics specifically geared towards Latin and Rome no matter what your level of education or knowledge of Latin. Post as much as you like or just lurk around, but please do make your posts meaningful. If you feel you can help, ...
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Asking for Homework/Translation Help

The Textkit Greek and Latin Forum was created to help site visitors meet and help each other improve their Greek and Latin skills. With that in mind, it is acceptable to request help with translations. However there are a few guidelines you should follow when requesting help.

Guidelines
I. Keep your translations brief - no more than a few sentences. While there are many helpful posters here who would probably love to translate your text, ...
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mmm... how do i find an avatar?

how can i find an avatar that fits all the rules? it's impossible!
they are all either too big in weight or size.

and how do i, when i did find a picture, find out it's url?

Thanks,
Ronen
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SALVETE OMNES!

SALVETE OMNES! SI VALENT, BENE EST VALEO.
Hello all, I'm new here.
For years I've been trying to find a forum where I can learn/practise my Latin.
Looks like I've finally found it!
VALETE BENE,
SOLITARIO
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Links to Free Books

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New Forum Banner?

I guess the forum rules are now obsolete! (I keep getting the horse race banner)

Please use avatars that are appropriate for an educational website. Avoid images of sex, violence and hate or any other image that you wouldn't want a younger site visitor to see.

But wait a minute! Textkit's own header graphic depicts Theseus in the nude fighting Amazons. He's naked, he fights and clearly he hates women! So it looks like we ...
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Conversational Classical Greek

Rather than further the hijacking of our modern Greek visitor's introduction, I thought I'd continue some thoughts about this in a new thread.

mingshey wrote:Learning the poems by heart might help. But poems are more free from normal grammar, isn't it true for greek, too?


Quite. Still good for vocabulary, though any Greek prose you compose may have more poetic vocabulary than Aristotle would approve of. Even with the poetic freedoms, though, the basics (agreement, aspect/tense, ...
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Wheelock's Latin chapter translations 10~20

does anyone know answers for paragraphs at the end of each chapter??
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How to learn Classical Greek if you are Greek?

Hi there.

I am a Greek. When I was a secondary school boy, I was one of the worst ever students in Ancient Greek (not as bad as in Physical Education, but bad enough). At that time, greek people who wanted to do science, had to learn Ancient Greek for two agonising and traumatic years!

I understand most ancient greek words, but grammar and especially syntax is a total nightmare! So, when I see an ...
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re: self-test #2

Forum:

Can I have these confirmed as properly translated?

These sentences stem from "Latin Via Ovid-A First Course-2nd Edit.-1982."

From page 24:

1. Arachne is making beautiful pictures.

--Arachne picturas pulchras format.


2. She is telling stories about the farmers.

--Puella fabulas de agricolis narrat.
or,
--Ea fabulas de agricolis narrat.


3. The nymphs love the stories about Minerva.

--Nymphae fabulas de Minerva amant.


4. The stories tell about the life ...
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