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"idemque" in Cicero

Salvete omnes.

Please consider the following sentence form Cicero: Pro M. Caelio, 35:

Accusatores quidem libidines, amores, adulteria, Baias, actas, convivia, comissationes, cantus, symphonias, navigia iactant, idemque significant nihil se te invita dicere.

Here's the translation from Yonge:

The accusers talk to us about lusts, and loves, and adulteries, and Baiae, and doings on the sea-shore, and banquets, and revels, and songs, and music parties, and water parties; and intimate also that they do not ...
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Looking for a phrase

What sorts of words or phrases might a Roman utter in surprise or fear? I'm making answering machine messages for a project. :D Thanks for your help!
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Caesars famous words

"Jacta alea est" is this latin phrase the ture phrase? Does it have a historical text that it was taken from? Aug33
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If there is no "j" in Latin then how would you say "Jesus"? Sorry if this is common knowledge.

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Plato in Greek

I have started to learn Greek mainly because of Plato.. But now, as I have searched a little in the Web, I couldn't find anything not translated into English or other languages, reading what is not, of course, my goal..
So, does any of you, Good Wise People out there, knows of any place in the Internet which holds some works of this superb philosopher? Some links would be very useful - not only ...
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Am I missing something?

I have only read the Gospels in translation. Am I missing something?
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How to Pronunciat Latin by Portuguese sounds question


As promised in my introduction post here am I starting to put questions. My first question, and probably of every one trying to learn Latin by himself and without a great knowledge of English, is about pronunciations.

I have already search the web, had hear a lot of audio files but I can’t grasp the difference between long and short vowels sounds. I even have bought a Grammar’s book of Latin in Portuguese (a ...
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Salvete – Other Portuguese saying Hello


I am Andre from Portugal and I’m trying to learn Latin by myself. I am learning from www.learnlatin.tk of Judith Mayer. It is a great, course mainly directed to read Latin and, for people more skilled in learning foreign languages then me, it would be also a good course to learn to write and speak Latin well.

I’m a Physics Engineer so if it can be put in ...
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Hi Everyone. I am trying to teach myself Latin through a book called, "Oxford Latin Course, Part I" and it seems to be going really well so far. I just thought I'd introduce myself because, as my family doesn't know Latin and I really don't know anybody who does that I can freely talk to, I might have to resort to coming here to ask questions. Thanks, and hope to talk to most of you ...
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Accents in the declinsion


I'm currently studying Greek and have slowly but gradually progress. But I haven't really understood why accents change. Has anyone a step by step explination of the accents in the a-declinsion? I can't follow the explanitations of the manual.

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