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shakespeare in latin?

Hello all,<br />just wondering if anyone knew if there are any translations of Shakespeare into Latin on the web? I'm sure some bored scholar has to have attempted it at least once. I'm looking for Macbeth specifically, the witches' songs. I'm directing the play next year & thought them singing in Latin might sound more fearsome & strange than the customary "eye of newt & toe of dog" mumbo-jumbo we're all used to & cringe ...
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GEN on DAT?

Now I'm thoroughly confused....<br /><br /><br />Sentence 1 : Bona filia agricolae cenam parat. (62I2)<br />I translated as : The good farmer's daughter prepares dinner.<br />But now I'm wondering, could it be : The good daughter prepares dinner for the farmer.<br />I'm not sure whether "agricolae" is the GEN of filia, or the DAT.<br />What is supposed to clue me in on this?<br /><br /><br />Sentence 2 : (His) daughter is getting (parat) a good ...
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Pharr paragraph 48 line 9

I am not sure of the correct translation of o)/x' a)/ristoi e)n )Ili/w| ta\ ei)=pon Pria/mw|, a)lla\ tou\j h)ti/masen.<br />-By far the bravest in Ilium told these things(? ta\)to Priam, but he dishonored them-.<br /><br />If there was a narative in which this was told, this sentence may make sence but on its own I am not sure enough of myself to consider this correct. Can someone comment please? Thank you.


Tradition and Respect

What does it mean to say:<br />I respect (a) tradition<br /><br />Do I have to follow a tradition to respect it?<br />If no - why must I "when in Rome, do as the Romans do"?<br />If yes - does that mean I am incapable of respecting traditions I do not follow?<br /><br />Is tradition something which can be seen - behaviours we perform in certain circumstances?<br />Is it these observable things alone, or does it ...
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What I hate

Is those people on tapes, in movies, even EXAMINATION boards who think that Latin is pronounced like English! <br /><br />http://www.arlt.co.uk/dhtml/gcse_audio.php<br /><br />If you don't have the accent, don't even try! It misleads so many kids who will think that Latin is pronounced with an achingly strong American accent; or British, depending on whence the speaker comes. <br /><br />It's a disgrace! <br /><br />THIS is how it's done http://dekart.f.bg.ac.yu/~vnedeljk/VV/ ...
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JWW exercises, para 118, 120, 133, 143, 152, 163

Some more translation suggestions ? comments/corrections welcome<br /><br />Lesson 12. / Paragraph 118. <br />   e)sxh/kamen.<br />   e)kekeleu/kh.<br />   e)dediw/xesan.<br />   pe/pomfaj pepo/mfate.<br />   e)pibebou/leuken. <br /><br />Lesson 12. / Paragraph 120. <br />   tou\j o3rkouj lelu/kamen.<br />   oi( stratiw~tai toi=j qeoi=j e)tequ/kesan.<br />   dihrpa/kasi oi( peltastai\ ta\j kw/maj;<br />   tw|\ Ku/rw| o( stratiw/thj e)pibebou/leuken.<br />   o( a)delfo\j e)kekeleu/kei to\n Ku=ron dw~ra pe/mpein. <br /><br />Lesson 14. / Paragraph 133. <br />   h( o(do\j a1poroj h]n.<br />   Ku=roj th=| fulakh=| ou)k e1pemye ta\ e)pith/deia.<br />   tou\j a)nqrw/pouj toi=j ...
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Quia or Quod

What's the difference between QUIA and QUOD? They both mean "beacuse". Can you use them interchangeably?
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Latin language books are unlike other language books

I noticed something about these Latin language books when I was browsing through them. They don't start off like many other language books with some basic/practical conversational vocabulary/sentences, such as:<br /><br />hi/hello<br />goodbye / see you later<br />how are you?<br />what's your name? / my name is ____<br />good morning / good afternoon / good night<br />etc...<br /><br /><br />Why is this?<br />
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Questions about Hansen/Quinn exercises

Hansen and Quinn don't provide an answer key, so....<br /><br />te/xnh| kai\ to\n a)delfo\n paideu/ei o( Omhroj.<br /><br />This appears to me to be something like "With skill, Homer teaches even his brother.", where the dative is used in the instrumental sense. Is this correct? Also, I'm not sure what the kai is emphasizing. <br /><br />e)n th=| te/xnh| to\n a)delfo\n bibli/w| paideu/ei o( Omhroj.<br /><br />"Homer teaches his brother in the art/skill with a ...
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