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Proof That We Know Almost Nothing...

How do you prove something? Well that's the thing; you cannot prove something. First off lets start with something we all think is true. For example, we are all under the effects of gravity from the earth. Okay, this theory seems very wild at first, but take a while to think this over...Some people might get it and others may not. Back to example...tell me how you know that there really isn't a monkey sitting ...
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Rusty Latin - Please help me review this

Hello!

I have been away from the beauteous Language for over ten years (shame on me), and I am only now returning to it. Please help me check this passage that will be posted on another forum as the sticky for the Latin section of a fencing forum.

Thank you all in advance for the kindness and help.

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Salvete, amici! Cum summa laetitia hoc forum in lingua latina vobis praebeo. Hoc forum est dicatus ...
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huge favour

my laptop doesnt have any virus protection so i would appriate it if someone could download a decent thing and email it to me

im asking cos all my download attempts have ended in failure
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Tricky Sentence! I need Help!

This is probably simple for some of you guys, but it is only my 3rd week of Latin 1 in school. I can't translate the following sentence correctly from a reading in my book...

Propter perículum sacra deórum ad portam portábámus, et Anchísae dabámus.

I am very unsure if this is the correct translation...

On account of danger, we were carrying the sacreds of the gods toward the gate, and we were giving to Anchísés. ...
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peira/zwmen gra/phein e)n th^ E(llh/nika A)rchei/a



I was thinking that it might be fun to start a topic of writing to one another in Classical Greek (it seems like all of these have been Latin) . . . So if anyone wishes, they can respond.

e)/dokon o(/ti terpno\ ei)/h gra/phein e)n th^ E(llj/nika glw^ssa. ou)k
oi)^da e)a\n tou/tois sumbo/lois chrw/metha . . . skaio/s ei)^nai dokou^si e)moi\

[Translation: ...
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? on accent

Quick question. In the Woodhouse dictionary, the accent on the word number is on the antepenult (a)/riqmoj); however, in the Little LS, the accent is on the ultima. Which one is correct? Are they both correct?

Thanks
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Comparison between suus and is (Exercise 117)

I was wondering if someone can straighten me out on some word ordering.

Compare the following two sentences (#5 and #7 from ex. 117)

English: "Another woman is calling her chickens (not her own)".
Key's translation: Alia femina eius gallinas vocat.

English: "The Gaul praises his arms (not his own)".
Key's translation: Gallus arma eius laudat.

In both cases we are using the non-reflexive possesive eius. However, in #5 the key places eius before the ...
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Hebrew sites?

I know this is off-topic, but I was wondering if any of you know sites like Textkit that deal with OT Hebrew. Any help would be much appreciated!
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Toughest Greek you've read....?

I thought I'd ask y'all what the toughest Greek you've ever read is? For me...if would probably have to be Sophopcles (O.R.) or Philo. As far as the New Testament goes....I just read through Hebrews and it kicked my butt fairly well....Lukan stuff isn't nearly as hard as people make it out to be (IMHO), and James can be a bit thick.

Well......how about you??
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