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The Best Human Who Ever Lived

I read about a philosophy who tried figuring out who the best human being was. He went through Budha, Jeus Christ, and some more figures like that. But in the end, he came to the conclusion that Sir Isaac Newton was the best human who ever lived. Would you agree? If not, who would you say?
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Adverbs

When making a 1st/2nd decl. adjective ending in -ius into an adverb,
does the I stay?

ex: solitarius, -a, -um
Solitarie or solitare?
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Ranks

I'm sure a moderator would be able to answer this easier. I'm just curious to what all the ranks are here. You can be a Neophyte, a Member, a Fan, and a bunch of other stuff that I forget at the moment. Just curious as to what they are. :)
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Te mihi inducam???

SALVETE TODO

Te mihi inducam. Meum nomen "Michael Ly" in lingua britannica est. Nunc, tredecim annos vitae habo,et linguam latinam in domu studeo, solitas.

Is my Latin correct? If not, please correct me. My Latin is really quite bad, and to think I shall be starting a GCSE course in it next year! Me miserum!

Does anyone here know what a British GCSE course in Latin consists of, please?
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A close neighbor

Has anyone ever heard of or studied the Etruscan Language?
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Isaac Newton quote

Can anyone help me to translate Sir Isaac Newton's quote, into latin please?

it goes 'Standing on the shoulders of giants'

Any help would be great.

Thanks
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What is GWB saying?

The president of the United States, appearing last week with Canada's prime minister, opined the following while answering a reporter's question:

"There's a lot of people in the world who don't believe that people whose skin color may not be the same as ours can be free and self-govern. I reject that. I reject that sharply. I believe that the people who practice the Muslim faith can self-govern. I believe that people whose skins aren't ...
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reading course in homeric greek

Help! I've miraculously found the book 1 of Reading Course in Homeric Greek, and book 2 is available used at various places; now all I need to study by myself is the Teacher's Manual and Key - and I cannot find it anywhere. Searched all the major book finding engines, through isbn, title and author, there's not a single copy, new or used, in the whole world! Now get this: Loyola Press wrote me saying ...
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Exercise 162, Part II, #2 and #5

Can someone be so kind as to explain the reason behind the key's translations for #2 and #5?


#2. English: With her weapons she will destroy many wild beasts.

My translation: Multas feras telis suis delebit.

Key's translation: Armis multas feras delebit.

Is the suis in my translation unnecessary? What about the word ordering?


#5. English: Romans, tell the famous story to your children.

My translation: Romani, narrate claram fabulam liberis.

Key's translation: Narrate, Romani, ...
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annoying reflexives

SALVETE OMNES!
I'm having trouble with the parts in . Any help is appreciated.

Multae puellae eum amābant;
Many girles loved him;

et vītam in silvīs agēbat.
and led a life in the woods.

VALETE BENE!
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