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info about the scholia d

hi, i was wondering if someone could explain to me a bit about the history of the scholia d... do the comments come from alexandrian scholars or later commentators? is it reliable? stuff like that, thanks :) :)

(btw it's linked here on Will's page:)

http://www.aoidoi.org/links.php
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Festina Lente

This is one of the sentences in Ch.1 of Wheelock.

It is from festino, festinare.

My question is, what tense/mood is "festina", as it does not fit in with present, future or imprefect indicative active.

Or is it an irregular conjugation?
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Just Two Words

please, how can i translate "malignant being" into latin ?

thanks in advance :oops:
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Is Dative Necessary?

If I write:

Rosas tibi do.

Is this an equivalent:

Rosas ad te do.
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Present subjunctives- How? When?

Hey all :D
For my Latin class, i'm going to be teaching my class about present subjunctives, BUT, while i know how they're used for wishes (ie with "utinam"), i've been looking though my textbooks for examples, and while i can identify them (although they're nowhere near as common as past subjunctives), i can't pinpoint in what exact situation there'd be used. I know that the ...
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Simple thingy

How would you translate a sentence like "What you don't know is that I see you" into Latin? Quod nescis est ut te videam? Just a guess.
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Which book?

I want to learn Attic Greek, and I'm trying to find a book. I have no teacher. I've found Teach Yourself Ancient Greek, but I don't even know if that book teaches you Attic. It looks good though, except that it uses "c" for sigma and uses a strange order of noun/adjective cases.
Is this a good book, or what would you recommend?
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Neophyte

What does neophyte mean?
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"No Fate" help translate please

i would like to know if the phrase "nullus fatum" would work for the phrase "no fate". the context would be "no fate, but what we make for our selves." i have looked into the phrases "fatum non existi" and nullus fatalis" be these aren't the context i want.....at least i don't think.

thanks
reaper
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Confucius' Analects in many languages

Even in Latin and (Modern) Greek, and in Hebrew. :shock:

http://www.confucius.org/main01.htm
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