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Word order w/ infinitives

Am I doing word order right? Which is better? Thanks
"The father ordered the slaves to send all the money to the farmers"
Pater filios iussit mittere pecuniam omnem agricolae"
Pater filios pecuniam omnem agricolae mittere iussit"
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Just testing SPIonic


Just testing!

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Tintinnabulum tinnitus est

Hi, I'm attempting to translate "the bell has rung" into latin. Using my rusty school latin, I think this should be "tintinnabulum tinnitus est". Can anyone tell me, am I correct?
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Goodwin's Greek Grammar

Just aquired this b/c it was interesting and cheap. I've got a 1951 MacMillan edition.

Any particular strenghts/weakness/caveats for this book? So far it seems to lack any mention of abluat (e.g. when dicussing leipw/elipon style verbs)

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Liddel and Scott

What is the difference between the different editions? Is a non-ninth edition worth buying?

Is is true that there's going to be a new dictionary coming out to replace Liddel and Scott (or an official update or something?)

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help with G&M story 40

i was wondering if anyone can help me out with my translation. I don't want to post the whole thing up so if anyone could pm me and help me out it would mean alot since i might be tested on it monday. Thanks for any help
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Book binding and Restoration

Does anybody have experience with restoring a book?

I just got a copy of Greenough's "Second Year Latin" from Alibris and the binding/cover is in sad condition. If I am to use the book it will need restoration. If the cost isn't prohibitive, then I would consider it. A sad but interesting defacement is the dictionary pages have been "indexed" by cutting out a strip on the page edge and each "tab" marked with a ...
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BLB: Seneca saying

I'm a bit bogged down with 3rd and 4th conjugations and wanted a break so I did this as a bit of amusement. I always want to know the mottos a book uses before I can read them. :roll: The Beginner's Latin Book by Collar and Daniell has one from Seneca:

Longum iter est per praecepta, breve et efficax per exempla.

I wanted to see if ...
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governing bodies

a coworker and I were discussing government this morning (great topic after a night shift! lol). She suggested a form of national government wherein we'd have a group of five co-equal leaders, each with a specific area of responsibility (finance, international trade, etc) in which they had to be specially qualified. These leaders would be elected individually (so they wouldn't be all of one party). This way there wouldn't be one person with too much ...
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The ~-sign

I have a minor question concerning Greek. What does the ~-sign that is sometimes positioned over a letter (e. g.: ã) indicate?

Thank you. :)
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