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by Milito
Tue Oct 26, 2004 4:00 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Medieval Latin
Replies: 5
Views: 1420

I started taking a medieval Latin course a little over a year ago. (Long story - it wasn't supposed to be one when I signed up, and the workload was ridiculous.) Before I gave up in exhaustion, I had plowed through a lot, and found that knowing Classical Latin was fine for dealing with the medieval....
by Milito
Tue Oct 26, 2004 3:49 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Bono's Missing Lyrics
Replies: 3
Views: 860

I thought that the lyrics reappearing was a rather interesting event. I'd be interested to hear what BONO thinks of their quality after all this time, though!

Kilmeny
by Milito
Tue Oct 26, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: How Much TV Do You Watch?
Replies: 33
Views: 6198

Hee hee! I actually don't watch TV! In fact, I refuse to pay to have garbage delivered to my house, so don't have cable, which means at the moment that I don't receive anything at all.

The TV gets used to show videos now and again, but otherwise, it pretty much collects dust....

Kilmeny
by Milito
Thu Sep 30, 2004 12:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: uhhhhh
Replies: 32
Views: 6769

Episcopus wrote:Yeah milito remember dem days when we was sitting on things and smoking trees. So much has changed...
.... yes... the trees all burned up....

Kilmeny
by Milito
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:40 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: anyone
Replies: 32
Views: 6076

Geocache (when I have the time) Geocache?? You geocache?? Man, I did not expect to discover another geocacher here! So, uh..... When I'm not moving around and playing with (mostly) Latin, my hobbies are.... Playing (mediocre) piano (mostly for church) Doing lots of various embroidery types Geocachi...
by Milito
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:21 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: uhhhhh
Replies: 32
Views: 6769

Episcopus wrote: What I wonder is why no one has insulted me yet.
There was a time some months ago when you thought I had insulted you by teasing you about your Dr D'Ooge fanaticism.....

Kilmeny
by Milito
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:07 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What are you currently reading?
Replies: 65
Views: 13399

Milito! I was starting to think you'd been shipped to Afghanistan or something. lol. how are you? Nope - just northern Quebec.... which is south of Winnipeg. The geography of Canada never ceases to amaze me.... It's just that in the new trade and the new job, all is much more busy, and I don't have...
by Milito
Tue Sep 28, 2004 6:32 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What are you currently reading?
Replies: 65
Views: 13399

I stalled on Latin, due to new job, new location, new house, new...... well, I think that gives the idea. Just finished "Iliad" (in English) for a course ("Greek and Roman Epic in Translation", and will start "Odyssey" and maybe "Argonautica" when I'm out of the country on course for the next few we...
by Milito
Wed Dec 03, 2003 3:58 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 64
Views: 17214

Kilmeny! It's so good to see you here again! Are you real? I'd pinch you or shake you if I could just to make sure. :) I hope all is will with you. Which part of the world are you living in now? :shock: Wow! I never thought about that! Maybe I'm not real after all!! Yes, all is much better than it ...
by Milito
Tue Dec 02, 2003 7:27 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 64
Views: 17214

I am another (relatively) ancient 37....

Kilmeny

(The only flakily-present these days.......)
by Milito
Mon Sep 29, 2003 5:46 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Vote for the next Latin book to be posted!
Replies: 58
Views: 21443

Re:Vote for the next Latin book to be posted!

It may be a lost cause, but I'm voting for Terence 'cause he's kinda hard to find elsewhere....<br /><br />Kilmeny (briefly popping up for air between Latin homework assignments......)
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 10:53 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Any suggestions?
Replies: 18
Views: 8099

Re:Any suggestions?

Do let us know what you decide to do and how it works out!
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 10:47 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Re:Classical vs Medieval Latin

[quote author=Moerus link=board=3;threadid=562;start=15#5344 date=1062761692]<br />Augustine in fact is an autor of the late Latinity, post-classical period. But in medieval handbooks, he is mentioned as a sort of transition to real medieval texts. <br /> <br />Can you give me the reference, where y...
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:58 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Homeschooling (from Third Declension)
Replies: 67
Views: 28918

Re:Homeschooling (from Third Declension)

From what I've observed of friends' kids being homeschooled, and kids going to school, the homeschooled kids learn a whole lot, and have the opportunity to encounter all the interesting "life in the real world" stuff through things like organized sports, guides/scouts, and so on... <br /><br />I lea...
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:43 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Any suggestions?
Replies: 18
Views: 8099

Re:Any suggestions?

[quote author=Lumen_et_umbra link=board=6;threadid=585;start=0#5211 date=1062533335]<br />I want to begin reading ancient works written by the likes of Cicero, Virgil, Livy, Catullus, Martial, and whomsoever of whom you may think; but each time I open such a book I am overwhelmed by a vast array of ...
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:31 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Tutorial/summary Request
Replies: 8
Views: 3491

Re:Tutorial/summary Request

Bennett has a section on poetic grammar, at least, in his "New Latin Grammar" (and, I presume, in his just plain "Latin Grammar" on Textkit). How thoroughly or well it goes into the subject, I can't tell you, as I haven't had opportunity or inclination to dig into it that deeply, I'm afraid..... :P<...
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:23 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Defective verbs
Replies: 28
Views: 16872

Re:Defective verbs

A good point about defective verbs in English... I suppose that by learning English while growing up, these little details get missed.... :o I hadn't really noticed that they "weren't all there"....<br /><br />Kilmeny
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:20 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Why is it not back in print?!
Replies: 25
Views: 11725

Re:Why is it not back in print?!

Alundis wrote:<br />Latin Super Review by D'Ooge is available. Is it reprint or a different work?<br />
<br /><br />It is a different book entirely....<br /><br />Kilmeny
by Milito
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:17 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Re:Classical vs Medieval Latin

[quote author=Keesa link=board=3;threadid=562;start=0#5244 date=1062592472]<br />What are the main differences between Classical Latin and Medival Latin, other than vocabulary? Is there much grammatical difference? <br /><br />Keesa<br />[/quote]<br /><br />Well, actually, there isn't much vocabular...
by Milito
Sun Aug 31, 2003 5:22 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: libris Caesorum
Replies: 14
Views: 10154

Re:libris Caesorum

Lego sermones Horatii. Non maxime graves sunt, sed in forma poematum. Aliqui faceta aut ridicula sunt.
by Milito
Sun Aug 31, 2003 5:08 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Re:Classical vs Medieval Latin

Thanks, Moerus... I think.... ;)<br /><br />The first assignment we've been given is a fairly large chunk of Augustine, as a "bridge" to "real" Medieval Latin. I'm finding words in that that don't show up in the Classical dictionary, though I can figure them out as new verb+preposition combinations,...
by Milito
Sat Aug 30, 2003 12:39 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: product wishlist
Replies: 58
Views: 24908

Re:product wishlist

[quote author=mariek link=board=6;threadid=516;start=15#4957 date=1061914355]<br /> <br />Journals ... what do you guys think of that? I nice pretty design on the cover. And interspersed among the blank or lined pages will be short quotes/phrases in Latin or Greek.<br /> <br /><br />[/quote]<br /><b...
by Milito
Sat Aug 30, 2003 12:35 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Re:Classical vs Medieval Latin

[quote author=adz000 link=board=3;threadid=562;start=0#5094 date=1062192848]<br />Keep Cicero under the pillow in case you wake up with nightmares in which Latin is actually easy.<br />[/quote]<br /><br /> ??? ??? ??? You mean it isn't? <br /><br />Okay, so I'm a little tied to the dictionary yet, a...
by Milito
Fri Aug 29, 2003 1:39 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Re:Classical vs Medieval Latin

Merci beaucoup!<br /><br />Kilmeny
by Milito
Thu Aug 28, 2003 3:12 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Re:Classical vs Medieval Latin

[quote author=klewlis link=board=3;threadid=562;start=0#5057 date=1062039742]<br />it sounds like a lot of fun! let us know how it goes.<br /><br />where do you get your distance ed courses from?<br />[/quote]<br /><br />It's Waterloo again. We had that long discussion about distance education in th...
by Milito
Thu Aug 28, 2003 3:05 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: product wishlist
Replies: 58
Views: 24908

Re:product wishlist

[quote author=benissimus link=board=6;threadid=516;start=30#5048 date=1062023456]<br />Catullus is awesome. I love watching him destroy himself over this girl, Lesbia :'(<br />[/quote]<br /><br />Catallus should have read Ovid.... Oh, wait... they showed up in the wrong order, didn't they? ;)<br /><...
by Milito
Thu Aug 28, 2003 2:59 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Is the story-line of the Iliad historically acurate?
Replies: 9
Views: 4239

Re:Is the story-line of the Iliad historically acurate?

In the Greek history course I did last fall, it was suggested that the Iliad holds "echos" of the Mycenaean culture, about which we are still finding out..... But the Iliad is also told through the eyes of Dark Age Greeks, so there is a blending of two (at least!) cultures interpreting events going ...
by Milito
Thu Aug 28, 2003 2:48 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical vs Medieval Latin
Replies: 26
Views: 16468

Classical vs Medieval Latin

I discovered just recently that my expected next-step-in-Classical-Latin course is going to be a Medieval Latin course instead. It starts next week - or, at least, the term does, 'cause the course is by correspondence, again, as usual....<br /><br />I'm wondering if anyone out there has done anythin...
by Milito
Tue Aug 26, 2003 11:37 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Bookbinding
Replies: 36
Views: 12090

Re:Bookbinding

[quote author=Keesa link=board=6;threadid=552;start=0#4940 date=1061904287]<br />Yes, it does! It's a good idea, too. How do they hold up? I would think that the cardboard would be subject to a lot of wear and tear...<br /><br />Keesa<br />[/quote]<br /><br />I learned to know and hate duotangs in h...
by Milito
Tue Aug 26, 2003 11:23 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Homeschooling (from Third Declension)
Replies: 67
Views: 28918

Re:Homeschooling (from Third Declension)

I've a cousin, now that you mention moving, who also homeschools her kids, for the very reason that moving makes it about the only way she's been able to. Her husband is an engineer and they have working in Newfoundland Canada, Edmonton Canada, Malaysia, Texas, and somewhere else overseas that I can...
by Milito
Mon Aug 25, 2003 11:41 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: product wishlist
Replies: 58
Views: 24908

Re:product wishlist

[quote author=benissimus link=board=6;threadid=516;start=15#4892 date=1061854726]<br />Ok, when I return from my Latin class tonight, I may start a discussion on phallic symbolism ;o<br />[/quote]<br /><br />You have a Latin class tonight??? You lucky so-and-so!!<br /><br />Kilmeny
by Milito
Mon Aug 25, 2003 11:40 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Homeschooling (from Third Declension)
Replies: 67
Views: 28918

Re:Homeschooling (from Third Declension)

[quote author=klewlis link=board=6;threadid=548;start=0#4888 date=1061852633]<br />oh, it's very different here in canada....[/quote]<br /><br />It also varies from province to province here in Canada. I have a very good buddy who is at this exact moment in time in the process of moving from Edmonto...
by Milito
Mon Aug 25, 2003 11:20 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: product wishlist
Replies: 58
Views: 24908

Re:product wishlist

[quote author=benissimus link=board=6;threadid=516;start=15#4860 date=1061826787]<br />A defilement, a censorship of human beauty (the Greeks have taken over my mind).<br />[/quote]<br /><br />Well, at least you weren't wanting to try me for sacrilege, as the Greeks decided to do to Alcibiades! (He ...
by Milito
Mon Aug 25, 2003 11:05 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I am worried for you people!
Replies: 54
Views: 22222

Re:I am worried for you people!

[quote author=mariek link=board=6;threadid=487;start=45#4845 date=1061788629]<br />You can see two of the pages from the book on their site (actually 5, but only 2 were interesting). Too bad they don't have sound samples like they do for their regular CDs. <br />[/color]<br />[/quote]<br />Well, it'...
by Milito
Mon Aug 25, 2003 2:19 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I am worried for you people!
Replies: 54
Views: 22222

Re:I am worried for you people!

[quote author=benissimus link=board=6;threadid=487;start=45#4833 date=1061764754]<br />Thank you, my dear 8)<br /><br />I also have a strange attraction to the old Latin church songs, so don't get me wrong on the gospel genre! ^.^<br />[/quote]<br /><br />You really should go look for a CD/book comb...
by Milito
Sun Aug 24, 2003 5:36 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Defective verbs
Replies: 28
Views: 16872

Re:Defective verbs

[quote author=Keesa link=board=3;threadid=539;start=0#4814 date=1061724944]<br />If you don't ask, you'll never know, which is why I'm asking an incredibly dumb question...what is a "defective" verb? I've never heard of them before. Is this something that applies only to Latin, so that I'll get to i...
by Milito
Sun Aug 24, 2003 12:26 am
Forum: The Agora
Topic: Fatum pessimum
Replies: 46
Views: 46251

Re:Fatum pessimum

Res singularis est, de his comitiis.... Nemo ab crocodilo sollicitor.... Sed rana alia fabula est....
by Milito
Sat Aug 23, 2003 1:33 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: 2 Infin + possum/iubeo/veto etc.
Replies: 7
Views: 4044

Re:2 Infin + possum/iubeo/veto etc.

[quote author=Episcopus link=board=3;threadid=536;start=0#4767 date=1061644043]<br />This is interesting...but I can't say myself to understand (lack of progress towards Gerund...). Is a beginner's explanation available ;) <br />[/quote]<br /><br />... sorry... Thank heaven for Skylax, no? :D<br /><...
by Milito
Sat Aug 23, 2003 1:31 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: The Third Declension
Replies: 31
Views: 16676

Re:The Third Declension

[quote author=Episcopus link=board=3;threadid=523;start=15#4769 date=1061644317]<br />No wonder the french people evolved the language into a simpler flowing form. Latin relatively is very difficult. <br />[/quote]<br /><br />I have to admit to being ***very*** grateful that I didn't have to learn E...
by Milito
Sat Aug 23, 2003 1:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Textkit T-Shirt Color
Replies: 87
Views: 35961

Re:Textkit T-Shirt Color

[quote author=William Annis link=board=6;threadid=433;start=75#4749 date=1061608888]<br /><br />Well, for a bachelor amateur classicist it is. It is very likely to end up some other color. Like all my subtly pink - formerly white - socks. Only the white cotton french-cuffed shirts are paid close lau...