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How do you pronounce your Latin?

Hi guys, new to the forum here. I love that there are some good resources here for study of Latin and Greek, since languages have always been of great interest to me. I have a question regarding how you pronounce Latin. This is a personal question of sorts, in addition to obviously not being as important as actual correct Latin (that is to say, grammar, for example). I, being a singer, have sung many a ...
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When do you know you're ready to move to the next chapter?

I'm currently working on Athenaze and I'm on Arotos B (I hope that's the correct transliteration.) I have no problems whatsoever with actually reading the passage, it's quite easy. I have no problem with the grammar introduced since I already knew before Athenaze. The only problems I have are the English to Greek translations (they aren't hard, they just take some time to figure out) which I don't care much about as I'm not interested ...
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ut and ne w. verb of fearing in same sentence

I submit this as an example of both ut and ne with a verb of fearing in the same sentence, and a short sentence at that. Because I had forgotten the grammar concerning ut with verbs of fearing I had trouble with this sentence.

Horace, Satires, vol. 2, 1, line 60 ff.
. . .' 'o puer, ut sis
vitalis metuo et maiorum nequis amicus
frigore te feriat.' '. . .

metuo: I ...
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Cambridge Greek Lexicon

something to look forward to for 2018!

Heres a newly published video about the project:


and here's their webpage:

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Paging Joel: Gladstone's Diary

I've just heard that William Ewart Gladstone, the classical Liberal Prime Minister of England, kept a diary in Ancient Greek. Can you find it for us, Joel? :wink:
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H-J Test Exercise Passage Reading Greek Section 1

If someone could check my translation for Test Exercise One H-J in Reading Greek, I'd appreciate it:

On the one hand the ship sails towards the Piraeus. On the other the sailors do not know where the ship is at.
And so they ask the captain where it is. On the one hand the captain says that the ship is near the harbor. On the other hand the rhapsode is suddenly reciting Homer. And it ...
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Reading Greek 1.J

It says (no accents sorry):

τι λεγετε, ω ναυται; αρα μωρος ο ραψωδος η ου;

I've translated:

What are you saying, sailors? Is the rhapsode not stupid?

This might be a correct translation, but what is the η modifying? The word for rhapsode is masculine.
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Attic Pronunciation

How do you interpret that?

Σύμφωνα δὲ τὰ λοιπὰ ἑπτακαίδεκα· β γ δ ζ θ κ λ μ ν ξ π ρ σ τ φ χ ψ. σύμφωνα δὲ λέγονται, ὅτι αὐτὰ μὲν καθ᾽ ἑαυτὰ φωνὴν οὐκ ἔχει, συντασσόμενα δὲ μετὰ τῶν φωνηέντων φωνὴν ἀποτελεῖ. τούτων ἡμίφωνα μέν ἐστιν ὀκτώ· ζ ξ ψ λ μ ν ρ σ. ἡμίφωνα δὲ λέγεται, ὅτι παρ᾽ ὅσον ἧττον τῶν φωνηέντων εὔφωνα καθέστηκεν ἔν τε τοῖς μυγμοῖς καὶ σιγμοῖς. ...
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Inaugural Post — To Apollo

Hi all,

Being new here, I'd like to share with you a short poem I recently composed on the occasion of a visit to Delphi (an amazing experience!) in the style of Horace and the Sapphic meter. I hope that you might consider this a suitable first post!

To Apollo

Multa per montis iuga vectus ad te,
Phoebe caelestis, neque patris expers
fulminum et densis subito ruentis
nubibus imbris

ante iam mirans adytum ac vetustam ...
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Good Editions of De Bello Gallico

What editions of De Bello Gallico do you guys own? My Latin has improved to the point that I am seriously considering working through a work to the end and I think that this work would be appropriate. What edition do you recommend a student get?
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