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Classics: Potentially Puke Inducing?

Read the letter to Ted Turner by his father that begins:

"My dear son, I am appalled, even horrified, that you have adopted Classics as a major. As a matter of fact, I almost puked on the way home today."

http://www.bu.edu/arion/Autolycus.pdf
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Grégoire de Tours

I am looking for Historia Francorum in Latin by Grégoire de Tours (538-594 A.D.), with either a French or an English translation. Can it be found on the Internet? Can anyone help?

Merci d'avance,

jc
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Hello (the officially sanctioned version)

:oops: Some people really do take the biscuit - me for example. I have only just turned up here and I have already broken the rules by trying to introduce myself in someone else's thread. I always tell my pupils to read the instructions before they try to answer any of the questions...D'oh!
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wordorigins.org

I really like this site:
http://www.wordorigins.org/

The forum frequently has very interesting discussions:
http://pub122.ezboard.com/fwordoriginsorgfrm1
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The cinematographic Latin sentence

Can anyone can help me? In Paragraph 601 of the Allen & Greenough New Latin Grammar, the authors use a passage from Livy’s ‘Ab urbe condita’ to demonstrate long-sentence verb-at-the-end structure. It’s about what happened to the Volscians when they tangled with the Romans.

Someone wrote that Latin sentences have a cinematographic logic, presenting a chain of events as a series of pictures. I think that is true of this sentence, but I wish I ...
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We'll see each other on thursday?

Salvete, everybody,

I am writing a short message in Latin and want to finish it off with a "We'll see each other on thursday!"

I have no problem with "on thursday" (die Iovis) nor with the verb see and its inflexions.

But I do wonder how to put the reflexive, mutual part of my sentence. How would one say "each other" in Latin?

Please help! Thanks.
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A swede with a problem!!!

Hi!
I´m a swede with a problem. I know little, almost nothing about the language of latin. I need help with translating a text from english to latin.
Please, please help me!
The text is:

There´s so many different worlds
So many different suns
And we have just one world
But we live in different ones

Mark Knoppfler, Dire Straits. sing/songwriter.

If there is a nice soul out there please mail me at ...
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teaching...

Hello!
I am writing a book for beginners I would love to hear some of your advice. My main problem is that I can't find really useful information about teaching greek, something about didactics etc. Are there any well-defined orientations? Can I find at least a history of teaching Greek? It might seem funny, but I feel unconfortable not having a theoretical beckground...
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