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by mariano
Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Hamburga (help request)
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Re: Hamburga (help request)

Thank you for your help! :)
by mariano
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Hamburga (help request)
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Re: Hamburga (help request)

Thanks, adrianus! You are right with the double hyphen. And that my generalised conclusion from "Dñi"
with the tilde being placed after the elision
was shortsighted. However I got no better explanation for the generation of "Dñi" that also goes with "frequẽtatione" and "tẽpore".
by mariano
Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Hamburga (help request)
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Re: Hamburga (help request)

Sorry, I forgot to explain that. The first two colons are used instead of a hyphen at the end of the line. The original is actually formatted like this: Hamburga, Florentissimum inferioris Saxoni: æ emporium, Anglorum frequẽtatione hoc tẽ: pore celeberrimum Ao Dñi: M.D.LXXII. Now I don't know why th...
by mariano
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Hamburga (help request)
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

Hamburga (help request)

Hi there, I would appreciate your opinion and/or help with the following translation of a text displayed on map I-24, in: Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg (ed.): Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Cologne, 1572. (I would love to link the respective source but this would be against forum rules. You can probably ...
by mariano
Sun Aug 14, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 218874

Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

Hello, I never did learn Latin at school (I opted for French instead) and now that I study history at the university of Hamburg I need some understanding of latin inscriptions, especially working on historic maps of Hamburg, where I could need some help in translation. (see my request at "Learning G...