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Postby bingley » Tue Aug 26, 2003 6:01 am

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 8) 8)<br /><br />Never did find what I was looking for. I sometimes think the internet is a gigantic conspiracy to distract me. :P
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Re:Motion

Postby Keesa » Tue Aug 26, 2003 11:32 am

That is neat! Fascinating thing, language...and you're right about the Internet conspiracy, that's for sure! ;D<br /><br />Keesa
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Re:Motion

Postby Carola » Thu Aug 28, 2003 4:31 am

Thanks for this - this area of grammar can be a little confusing as Latin and English deal with a lot of this "positioning" quite differently; the article explains it quite well. Now can you just find me a good article on "indirect speech" to get all of the tense differences clear in my poor brain! (I don't ask for much... ;) )
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