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by Carolus Raeticus
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Online: NLyze (display/search "Nuntii Latini")
Replies: 9
Views: 4210

Re: Online: NLyze (display/search "Nuntii Latini")

Salvete! I have just uploaded v1.05 of NLyze, the viewer for Nuntii Latini (Finnici)-news. I have added the following news items: all 2018/2019 editions until 15.03.2019. Call for help : Should anyone have a scan of one or all of Books II, III, or IV containing the early Nuntii Latini Finnici , then...
by Carolus Raeticus
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: complete Livy in Latin (public domain)
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Re: Looking for: complete Livy in Latin (public domain)

Salve!

I know about the Archive.org-books. Some of the OCR is not bad, but these texts require quite a bit of proofreading. But thank you for the tip.

Vale,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Spellchecking Latin texts?
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: Spellchecking Latin texts?

Thank you for the link. I will give it a try.

Vale,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Spellchecking Latin texts?
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Spellchecking Latin texts?

Salvete! Transcribing texts is quite a bit of work, and even though one tries to avoid typos or at least get rid of them during the proofreading phase, some of them are always being missed. The main reason for this is that one gets blind to errors, especially if you are familiar with the text. The b...
by Carolus Raeticus
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Online: Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX
Replies: 5
Views: 2207

Re: Online: Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX

Salvete,

a corrected version of Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX has been uploaded to Project Gutenberg. This removes 88 typos (spacing, letter swaps).

Valete,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Online: Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium (Vol. 1)
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Online: Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium (Vol. 1)

Salvete! My latest transcription project has been uploaded to Project Gutenberg : Volume 1 of Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium in Terrae Sanctae, Arabiae et Egypti Peregrinationem , a German monk's pilgrimage to the Holy Land etc. This volume covers his first journey to the Holy Land (a brief accou...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Re: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Salve! I had a look at another manuscript edition, and that one had "spectaret" as well. I changed the transcription to "spectaret" and do some explaining in a footnote. I hope that the edition will be online quite soon. Thanks for the paleography-link. Amazing how many scripts there have been. I am...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Re: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Thank you Aetos! I have amended "spepsaret" to "spectaret" and "glari" to "gloriari". Honestly, I am quite amazed that you are able to decypher such a manuscript. As for the progress of the project. I am mostly finished. Is there any change (from the above list), except for spectaret/gloriari, that ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Re: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Salve! I am going to make the following changes to the text: p. 13: SOLUTION: NONE -> "[sic]" p. 21: SOLUTION: "quemquam" p. 29: SOLUTION: "&c. p. 65: SOLUTION: NONE -> "[sic]" p. 88: SOLUTION: "pacto" p. 89: SOLUTION: "insuper" p. 98: SOLUTION: NONE -> "[sic]" p. 120: SOLUTION: "et" p. 138: SOLUTIO...
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Re: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Hello mwh, I am not entirely sure what you meant when you wrote...
mwh wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:52 pm
p.395 pre for prae? (merely orthographic, cf. 2nd passage cemquam and others)
Do you think that it is "prae", or that "pre" was a Medieval variant for that?

Vale,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Herodotus, 3/98: "tuderuntque"?
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Re: Herodotus, 3/98: "tuderuntque"?

Hm...this seems to be more complicated than expected. In that case I won't amend "tuderuntque" but instead add a "[sic]" afterwards to make it clear that this is the spelling used in the original text.

Thank you for your help.

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Re: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Thank you, Aetos, for the "et cetera"-image. One less problem to solve. As for the story. Yes, it is definitely fascinating, especially the part about the travelling. And it is rather easy to read, at least now. It took me quite some time to reach the level where I can read this sort of text at leis...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Herodotus, 3/98: "tuderuntque"?
Replies: 7
Views: 507

Herodotus, 3/98: "tuderuntque"?

Salvete, I am currently correcting some typos (my own, I am afraid) in my transcription of Herodot's Histories . I also stumbled upon one in the book itself (in 3/98 ): "Hi Indi vestem gestant ex scirpo; quam, postquam scirpum e flumine demessuerunt tuderuntque , plectunt deinde in storae modum, et ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"
Replies: 21
Views: 1049

Help needed: errors in "Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium"

Salvete! I am currently wrapping up my latest transcription project: Part 1 (of 3) of Fratris Felicis Fabri Evagatorium in Terrae Sanctae, Arabiae et Egypti peregrinationem , an 1843 reprint of a 1484-text about a monk's travel to the Holy Land. This one has a lot of typos in it, some of which requi...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Livy 1.4: "nec in stabulis nec ad pecora segnes"
Replies: 8
Views: 1254

Re: Livy 1.4: "nec in stabulis nec ad pecora segnes"

Thanks a lot, Aetos and Barry! The historical infinitive definitely did not occur to me (I'll read up on it). And I am rather surprised that translators do not agree how to interpret this passage. As for Caere, strangely enough the OLD does not mark it as having only a few cases, while a school dict...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Livy 1.4: "nec in stabulis nec ad pecora segnes"
Replies: 8
Views: 1254

Livy 1.4: "nec in stabulis nec ad pecora segnes"

Salvete, I am wondering about the following passage in Livy 1.4: ita geniti itaque educati , cum primum adolevit aetas, nec in stabulis nec ad pecora segnes , venando peragrare saltus. hinc robore corporibus animisque sumpto iam non feras tantum subsistere, sed in latrones praeda onustos impetus fac...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short
Replies: 18
Views: 2255

Re: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short

Hello pin130,

Thank you for sharing your experience with the Lulu-edition, but I already ordered an L&S-reprint. I shall report my impression of it once I have it. In the meantime I have started work on Livy's Ab urbe condita using the OLD.

Vale(te),

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short
Replies: 18
Views: 2255

Re: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short

Salvete! Thank you for the suggestions and comments. I have already ordered my copy of L&S (a reprint). However,... hm...dare I mention it? I have to admit that I couldn't help myself and ordered the OLD as well. It should arrive within a week. The reason are twofold. On the one hand I was probably ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civilization and Culture of the Greeks and Romans
Topic: Reconstruction of Ancient Greek Music
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: Reconstruction of Ancient Greek Music

Thank you for pointing out these videos. I especially liked the one with the replica of the kithara.

Vale,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: ANKI-Deck "Adler Exercises"
Replies: 9
Views: 2728

Re: ANKI-Deck "Adler Exercises"

Salve! Just a minor point: did you completely dispense with the footnotes or they are somehow retrievable? Anyways, I find your work remarkable and I'm tickled pink to set out on a learning journey. The footnotes are not part of the ANKI-deck, and deliberately so. First of all, it did not seem to ma...
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: ANKI-Deck "Adler Exercises"
Replies: 9
Views: 2728

Re: ANKI-Deck "Adler Exercises"

You mention the so-called input file which can be used to create anki-decks like this one. I'd like to create a deck for Meissner's Phrase Book, but I'm still at a loss over what exactly I should do to achieve the goal. If you could just give me some instruction, I would highly appreciate it. All t...
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civilization and Culture of the Greeks and Romans
Topic: Reconstruction of Ancient Greek Music
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Reconstruction of Ancient Greek Music

Valete! I just read an interesting article (at The Conversation ) about the reconstruction of ancient Greek music. It includes links two YouTube-videos with such reconstructed music. I was especially taken with the reconstruction of the large lyre and the aulos (I had always tought that double-pipe ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Online: Whitaker's Words 1.97FC for Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 1014

Re: Online: Whitaker's Words 1.97FC for Linux

Hello Nesrad, actually there are two projects: Martin Keegan's project at GitHub . It dates from 2015 and was last modified in September 2017. It attempts to "carry on the maintenance of WORDS, both the dictionary and the software". Open Words , also at GitHub : a Python-version of Mr. Whitaker's la...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short
Replies: 18
Views: 2255

Re: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short

I don't want to seem insistent, since you have already made your choice but I'd like to point out that L&S is based on a German dictionary, and you might find something more appropriate in German. Your suggestion is not a bad one. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a real German alternative. ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Online: Whitaker's Words 1.97FC for Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 1014

Online: Whitaker's Words 1.97FC for Linux

Salvete! I needed to reinstall Whitaker's Words on my Linux system. It took me some time because I did not find a compiled version at first. Most places only have the source code, and the suggested way of compiling the programme did not work for me. Still, after some browsing I finally found a Linux...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short
Replies: 18
Views: 2255

Re: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short

Salvete! Carolus, what will you be using it for? What languages other than English do you understand? Well, apart from English I find reading Spanish fairly easy. I can also read French, at least enough to read Le Monde diplomatique (although sociologists' articles in French are a nightmare). I can ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short
Replies: 18
Views: 2255

Looking for: Print edition of Lewis & Short

Salvete! I am thinking about investing in a good print edition (i.e. hardcover) of a good dictionary, and I have more or less settled on Lewis & Short , because this seems to be the one recommended (among others by Reginaldus Thomas Foster in Ossa Latinitatis Sola (and a book review here ), which I ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Odd topic: Latin and Greek hyphenation
Replies: 0
Views: 995

Odd topic: Latin and Greek hyphenation

Salvete, while browsing the internet for stuff about Latex (the macro language for creating texts) I stumbled about this rather odd article: Claudio Beccari's Greek and Latin hyphenation – Recent advances in the 18th edition of the online magazine ArsTeXnica . It is an older (2014) article about Gre...
by Carolus Raeticus
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: complete Livy in Latin (public domain)
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Re: Looking for: complete Livy in Latin (public domain)

Salve Nesrad!

Thank you for the CC-License hint. I have completely missed it. I'll give the XML-version a try. Python seems to have a module dealing with this sort of thing.

Vale,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: complete Livy in Latin (public domain)
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Looking for: complete Livy in Latin (public domain)

Salvete! I am looking for a public domain (original text published before 1923) of the complete Latin text of Livy's Ab urbe condita . There is the one at the Latin Library, but I am quite certain that there must be better versions of the text somewhere. There is also the one at Perseus (Müller/Weis...
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Web: First One-Thousand Years of Greek Project
Replies: 0
Views: 1046

Web: First One-Thousand Years of Greek Project

Salvete, I am not learning Greek, but while surfing on the Internet I stumbled upon the First One-Thousand Years of Greek Project . According to its blurb its aim is "to collect at least one edition of every Greek work composed between Homer and 250CE with a focus on texts that do not already exist ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: series "Clari Romani"
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Re: Looking for: series "Clari Romani"

Salve Nesrad! The Hathi Download Helper does not seem to be available for Linux. But your suggestion as to using a proxy was helpful. I merely had to activate a proxy and write a small script to download all pages of the book as images. I put these together and uploaded the resulting pdf to Archive....
by Carolus Raeticus
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Looking for: series "Clari Romani"
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Looking for: series "Clari Romani"

Salvete, I am looking for PDFs of the series "Clari Romani". Google-Books lists the following: A. J. Schooling - 1910 Metellus and Marius: The Jugurthine war (simplified text) https://books.google.at/books?id=l04yAQAAMAAJ H. J. Dakers - 1910 Julius Caesar: Simplified Text https://books.google.at/boo...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Collatinus: lemmatiser and a morphological analyser
Replies: 1
Views: 943

Collatinus: lemmatiser and a morphological analyser

Salvete, while browsing the French bit of the Internet I encountered a nice looking tool called Collatinus (its web-site also has an English version). Some of the blurb: Presentation Collatinus is a free multi-OS (Mac, Windows et Debian GNU/Linux) and open access application that is easy to install ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Medieval and Neo-Latin
Topic: Online: NLyze (display/search "Nuntii Latini")
Replies: 9
Views: 4210

Re: Online: NLyze (display/search "Nuntii Latini")

Salvete!

I have just uploaded v1.04 of NLyze, the viewer for Nuntii Latini (Finnici)-news.

I have added the following news items:
  • 01.09.1989-30.08.1991 (= the very first Nuntii Latini).
  • all 2017/2018 editions until 27.04.2018.
Valete,

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Online: Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX
Replies: 5
Views: 2207

Re: Online: Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX

That's great! Thank you very much for all the work. Do you know who the translator is? In the preface only the names of the editors are given, aren't they? I'm not entirely sure, but it's probably based on Johannes Schweighaeuser's 1816-edition, with changes made by Karl Wilhelm Dindorf for the Did...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Primus Annus / Puer romanus
Replies: 7
Views: 2871

Re: Primus Annus / Puer romanus

Hi, I scanned two well-known school books and proof-read them. I'm planning to donate them to Project Gutenberg such that everyone can conveniently download them. Well done, Thrasystomos! What was your experience with scanning the texts and using OCR to create some raw text for further proofreading...
by Carolus Raeticus
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Online: Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX
Replies: 5
Views: 2207

Online: Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX

Salvete! After toiling for quite some time I have finally finished my latest transcription project: a Latin version of Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX . You can download it from its Project Gutenberg-page . I chose this specific text for several reasons: I was interested in the text as such (always a ...
by Carolus Raeticus
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Help needed for transcription project: Herodotus
Replies: 7
Views: 1915

Re: Help needed for transcription project: Herodotus

Thank you, Shenoute!

Carolus Raeticus
by Carolus Raeticus
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Help needed for transcription project: Herodotus
Replies: 7
Views: 1915

Re: Help needed for transcription project: Herodotus

Salvete! Thanks to Shenoute's great advice to check Johann Schweighäuser's edition of Herodot's Histories I was able to considerably whittle down my list of questions. The remaining questions cannot be solved by simply comparing the Didot-edition with the Schweighäuser-edition because in these insta...