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Thinking about reading Seneca. Where to start?

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Thinking about reading Seneca. Where to start?

Salvete omnes,

As the subject indicates, I have been thinking about dipping into Seneca lately. I understand that he has written in a wide range of genres (I'd like to stay away from his tragedies for the moment). I also understand that he ...

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on Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:31 pm
 

Where is this Tacitus' quote from?

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Where is this Tacitus' quote from?

A bad peace is even worse than war.

It is said that this quote was from Tacitus. But when I tried to find its Latin version, I could not get any indications of its origin. I searched the fulltexts of Tacitus' English translation version ...

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on Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:49 am
 

Greek: An Intensive Course (2011)

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Greek: An Intensive Course (2011)

Is there anyone who might be willing to meet up on Skype to read through the exercises of Greek: An Intensive Course together? I'm currently on Unit IV, but I'll go back to go over them with anyone who wants to work together from Unit ...

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on Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:18 am
 

to spirit or not to spirit?

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to spirit or not to spirit?

Dear all,

I am trying to find out whether "Σ'αγαπώ" should carry a spirit on the alpha or not. I have only seen it without spirit, but I do not understand why. In spite of the contraction it should not be omitted, right?

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on Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:10 pm
 

Understanding Virtual Indirect Discourse

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Understanding Virtual Indirect Discourse

I've run across this construction in several grammars, under different names (partial obliquity, virtual oratio obliqua, informal indirect discourse). I understand that the gist of it is that subordinate clauses with a subjunctive verb can be used to express the thoughts/speech of someone other than the ...

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on Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:44 am
 

liberos=children?

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liberos=children?

pater liberos suos amat, the father loves his children.

Why is liberos=children?

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on Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:31 pm
 

Woodcock / a detailed diachronic grammar for Greek

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Woodcock / a detailed diachronic grammar for Greek

Hi all,

I initially learnt Latin in a very synchronic grammar way, where it doesn't make sense to ask "what is the origin of this ?", because the answer given is "the language just works that way". Going further ...

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on Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:58 pm
 

Deinde, a paucis initio facto

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Deinde, a paucis initio facto

Deinde, a paucis initio facto, universi Romulum 'deum deo natum, regem parentemque urbis Romanae' salvere iubent.

Later, having begun with a few, all hailed Romulus 'a god born from the gods, the king and father of the Roman city.

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on Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:45 pm
 

terrae (pl) (Oberg LLPSI Cap XLII)

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terrae (pl) (Oberg LLPSI Cap XLII)

His immortalibus perfectis operibus, cum Romulus contionem militum in campo Martio haberet, subito coorta tempestas cum magno fragore tonitribusque tam denso nimbo regem operuit ut conspectum eius militibus abstulerit. Nec deinde in terris Romulus fuit.

Nonne terrae (pl.) = universus orbis? ...orbis terrarium...

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on Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:19 pm
 

Best Order to Use LLPSI Readers and Supplements?

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Best Order to Use LLPSI Readers and Supplements?

Hello all,

I am looking for advice on the best order to use the supplements and readers designed to accompany the two primary volumes of Lingua Latina. As far as I know, there is no recommended order on the publisher's website, and ...

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on Sat Jul 26, 2014 12:34 am
 
 

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