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Going Down Under

I know there are Australians on this board...<br /><br />I'm heading to Sidney for a little R&R the middle of November. December was my first choice, but the tickets were outrageous!<br /><br />How warm (or cool) is the water around November 20th? I'll be in Sidney.<br /><br />Also, besides the Opera House, what are the must see attractions in Sidney? Any good classical bookstores? :)<br /><br />thanks,<br ...
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Motion

I found this article while looking for something else: http://archimedes.fas.harvard.edu/mdh/motion.pdf<br /><br />It's about how Latin and Greek distinguish between place to which, place in which, and place from which. There are examples from different languages (Greek, Latin, English and German), and passages from ancient authors discussing the differences. What the Greeks and Romans thought about Greek and Roman grammar in their own words ...
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Bookbinding

I'm living quite away from any college or univ. and there's no book-binding shop in the vicinity. So I usually come up binding the printed papers myself.<br /><br />I tried several methods, stapling, stitching(with thin electrical wires), punch and ring, using adhesives(pale-wellow stinking cenent, or less stinking epoxy, etc), repkover-like covers, etc. I started this ever since I got an old paperback RSV bible of which the cover was ragged -- I removed the old ...
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Glidersleeve vs. A&G New Latin Grammar

While I wait patiently for Glidersleeve to arrive (in about 2-3 weeks :'( I was wondering what others think of it. Perhaps this has already been discussed, if so please point me to the topic. <br /><br />I have also been flipping through A&G New Latin Grammar on Textkit (yay Textkit! :) ) but havn't purchased my own copy yet.<br /><br />Are Glidersleeve and A&G too similar ...
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Question regarding the expression of disproportion

Is there much, if any, difference of signification amongst the following means of expressing diproportion in Latin?<br /><br />1. quam pro<br />2. quam ut<br />3. quam qui<br /><br />Sententiae exempli cavsa adsvnt. (I hope that translates well. ;) )<br /><br />1. Minor caedes quam pro tanta victoria fuit.<br />The loss was too small for so great a victory.<br /><br />2. Quis non intellegit Canachi signa rigidiora esse ...
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Homeschooling (from Third Declension)

Continued from Third Declension, Learning Latin Forum...<br /><br />Yes, I live in Alabama, America. Homeschooling is becoming more common now, but when I started, it was still outside of what normal, acceptable people did. Not even my grandparents thought we'd make it, but we did...I just took my standardized graduation test a couple of weeks ago (a year late, unfortunately, because it's expensive, and I had to save up for it), and I should know ...
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Latin and Greek Authors on the Web

A collection of links to texts of and scholarship on various Latin and Greek authors:<br /><br />http://users.pandora.be/herman.lauvrys/authors.htm
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Greek Poster?

Greetings to all! I am looking for a wall-poster or print of the Greek Alphabet. <br /><br /> Any recommendations where I can purchase such a poster?<br /><br /> Thanks.<br /><br />
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Berlitz For Children Series...

Does anyone know if Berlitz has done one of their "For Children" series in Latin? i.e., I have Berlitz French for Children, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, and the back of the book lists five others; <br />Berlitz French for Children, The Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood; <br />Berlitz Spanish for Children, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty; Berlitz Spanish for Children, The Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood; <br />Berlitz Italian for Children, The ...
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To whom, which have Herbert Weir Smyth's Greek Grammar...

How long did it take for you to master the many rules and exceptions outlined in the first 48 pages or so?<br /><br />I personally find the abundance of information overwhelming - particularly as I am reading Gildersleeve's Latin Grammar, and Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar, contemporaneously.<br /><br />Can anyone tell me that it is not entirely necessary to remember ALL of the information on those pages?
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