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Od. X.86 ἐγγὺς γὰρ νυκτός τε καὶ ἤματός εἰσι κέλευθοι

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Od. X.86 ἐγγὺς γὰρ νυκτός τε καὶ ἤματός εἰσι κέλευθοι

What does it mean for the κέλευθοι (NB not κέλευθα!) of night and day to be near?

This (X.82-86) is an intriguing little section -- "there a man who could do without sleep could earn him double wages, one for ...

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on Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:37 pm
 

is this correct?

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is this correct?

Propter horum seditiosam atque improbam orationem multitudo frumentum non conferunt quod debent.

" On account of these people by seditious and disloyal argument the common people are not gathering the grain which they should." Assuming my translation is correct a single gender subject with plural verb (multitudo/conferunt ...

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on Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:19 pm
 

Ben-Hur Translation Page 31: Riot in Zion.

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Ben-Hur Translation Page 31: Riot in Zion.

Thanks for your help!

Previous pages.

Image of current page.

But Pilate’s next order, seizure of the temple’s treasury, arouses the Jewish populace to indignant fury.


Postea autem, Pilato jubente thesaurum templi publicari, multitudo Judæorum ad iram et indignationem concitatur .


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on Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:27 pm
 

Unit 16, Exercise II (English to Latin)

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Unit 16, Exercise II (English to Latin)

Hi, I would be grateful if anyone could correct or critique the following translations for me:

1. The queen was so ashamed of her burning love for the handsome leader that she drove him from her state.

Reginam tam puduit amoris ardentis nautae ...

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on Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:58 pm
 

Scio tibi eum non esse odio

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Scio tibi eum non esse odio

I've been reading some of Caelius' and Cicero's correspondence (to mixed success) and am unsure about a sentence in letter 88 (in the Loeb numbering)/VIII.6 (in the traditional).

Scio tibi eum non esse odio.

Is the "odio" a dative of purpose? "I know that ...

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on Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:09 am
 

Post hoc ergo propter hoc

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Post hoc ergo propter hoc

I am checking on a working title for a paper I am writing on the similarities between Christianity and Mithraism, with an emphasis on the errors of causality in the historiography. I wanted to replace "hoc" with the proper nouns, however. Is my order correct ...

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on Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:17 am
 

Oxford Classical Dictionary

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Oxford Classical Dictionary

I'm wondering whether I should ask Santa to bring me the Oxford Classical Dictionary. However, the BMCR doesn't exactly praise the 4th edition and some amazon.co.uk reviewers actually seem to prefer (or almost) older editions. Any opinions?

The Cambridge Green & Yellow on the 5th book of ...

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on Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:04 pm
 

Ajax unburied?? Horace, Sat., II, 3

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Ajax unburied?? Horace, Sat., II, 3

Context: a question is proposed for an authoritative reply, possibly alluding to a literary work that I don't know.

cur Aiax, heros ab Achille secundus,
putescit, totiens servatis clarus Achivis,
gaudeat ut populus Priami Priamusque inhumato, 195
per quem tot iuvenes patrio caruere sepulcro?
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on Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:57 am
 

In Omnia Paratus

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In Omnia Paratus

I am always interested in the uses of Latin in popular culture, from the various mottos of different organizations to the often humorous attempts at Latin tattoos. For fans of the classic TV show, The Gilmore Girls, one prominent appearance of Latin is in the by-words of ...

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on Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:37 pm
 

"Forbidden" pauses in composing Latin hexameter verse

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"Forbidden" pauses in composing Latin hexameter verse

In a Latin hexameter verse there are these possible pauses:-
Diaeresis: 1 2 3 4 5
Mid-foot: ½ 1½ 2½ 3½ 4½ 5½
Trochaic: 1troch 2troch 3troch 4troch 5troch

Winbolt in his book about writing Latin hexameters rejects 4½, 5½, 4troch as not ...

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Post by Anthony Appleyard
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on Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:52 pm
 
 

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