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by jagorev
Sun Jul 20, 2003 7:13 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Adjective endings
Replies: 75
Views: 52699

Re:Adjective endings

There are tons of modern words defined on the Glossarium site which are neo-Latin fabrications, wholly unknown to the Romans.<br /><br />motorcyle: autobirota
by jagorev
Sun Jul 20, 2003 7:04 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Adjective endings
Replies: 75
Views: 52699

Re:Adjective endings

My eyesight's going.<br /><br />It's lepida, with an l, not an i<br /><br />which means delightful or agreeable or something
by jagorev
Sat Jul 19, 2003 8:18 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Adjective endings
Replies: 75
Views: 52699

Re:Adjective endings

Nothing for animation, but the following from the Glossarium Philosophicum http://wredmond.home.texas.net/glossarium.html<br /><br />cartoon : imaguncula, iepida imago <br /><br />comics : fabulae nubeculatae
by jagorev
Fri Jul 18, 2003 7:10 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Palatine Anthology
Replies: 3
Views: 3705

Re:Palatine Anthology

Well there's a book called "Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology", which you can buy.<br /><br /> http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1404329412/103-4292602-1209400 <br /><br />Couldn't find anything on Aphrodite's Garland or Necklace.<br /><br />The whole anthology is also known as the "Garl...
by jagorev
Fri Jul 18, 2003 6:37 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I am studying....
Replies: 27
Views: 17836

Re:I am studying....

Latin at undergraduate level, with plenty of self-study assistance. Enjoying it rather more than I expected.
by jagorev
Sat Jul 12, 2003 1:36 am
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: D'Ooge Ex 39
Replies: 25
Views: 20463

Re:D'Ooge Ex 39

No. Sorry. The one about Diana I wrote: "Sagittae Dianae sunt feras terrae necant"<br /><br />Arrows - nominative plural<br />(of)<br />Diana - genitive singular<br />are - sunt<br />wild beasts - accusative plural<br />(of)<br />land - genitive singular<br />kill(ing) - verb, agreeing in case
by jagorev
Sat Jul 12, 2003 1:34 am
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: D'Ooge Ex 39
Replies: 25
Views: 20463

Re:D'Ooge Ex 39

I answered it the same as your last answers (both questions).
by jagorev
Sat Jul 12, 2003 1:02 am
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: D'Ooge Ex 40
Replies: 3
Views: 3858

Re:D'Ooge Ex 40

Hello. It says that "The answers may be found in the exercises preceding". There are two relevant sentences from the exercises. "The farmers' daughters do labor" or "the farmer's daughter labors". If it was the second, daughter, being the subject, would be filia in the question. As it is filiae, ass...
by jagorev
Sat Jul 12, 2003 12:51 am
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: D'Ooge Ex 39
Replies: 25
Views: 20463

Re:D'Ooge Ex 39

Shouldn't it be Sagittae as arrows is in the plural?
by jagorev
Tue Jul 08, 2003 9:11 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: "Thinking" Latin
Replies: 23
Views: 18251

Re:"Thinking" Latin

For those with a pedantic streak:<br /><br />Project Gutenberg <promo.net/pg> has available a rather interesting academic book called "The Roman Pronounciation of Latin", by Frances E. Lord. It's an attempt at a detailed discussion of how Latin was pronounced in the Classical period. It is available...
by jagorev
Sun Jun 08, 2003 8:16 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 3470

Re:New member

I thought of learning Greek first, as the literature in Greek is so much richer. But the thought of a different alphabet intimidated me...I was also told that if you learn Latin first in the familiar alphabet, getting used to the grammar, learning Greek becomes easier afterwards.<br /><br />Let's se...
by jagorev
Sat Jun 07, 2003 9:56 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 3470

New member

Hello. My name is Ron, I live in India, and I have recently finished high school. I will be going to college in the US in the fall. I know English, Hindi, Bengali, Indonesian, French, and some Thai. <br /><br />I've been reading classics in translation for some time now (specifically Homer, Vergil, ...