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by Brent2009
Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Catullus 2
Replies: 1
Views: 969

Catullus 2

Hey guys, having a little problem figuring a part of this out "Cum desiderio meo nitenti carum nescio quid libet iocari (et solaciolum sui doloris, credio, ut tum gravis adquiescat ardor) tecum ludere sicut ipsa possem...." "When it pleases my shining desire to say in jest dear I don't know what (an...
by Brent2009
Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

*sigh* I thank you for your help now, after the "reassuring" comments that I couldn't be helped. heh, I did my best with what I could, this is really pointless to me now, but thank you for your time, I appreciate all your efforts.
by Brent2009
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

without blowing up, I will say
I'm not sure I agree, but enough is enough. Thanks anyway.
by Brent2009
Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:43 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

I appreciate you helping me out thesaurus, I hope you understand my thinking behind everything [heh, its NOT poetry, but have poetic devices within it, which im not used to when reading prose.] but, as I was saying, Thank you for your kindness, and not being a jerk. =]
by Brent2009
Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:37 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

AP Latin FOCUSES on Poetry

this uses Rhetor and other poetic devices, and i get confused. THAT is why I am asking. Period.
by Brent2009
Sun Aug 24, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

I appreciate your concern, but I must say I take a little offense to it. I am NOT asking anyone to do my "homework". I am in a self teach class, and I have been given nothing to help me tackle this, I am intimidated by it and I dont even know where to start with it. I just want HELP breaking it down...
by Brent2009
Sat Aug 23, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

Also, I should mention I KNOW the latin. haha, I worked alot with Latin Prose, this will be my 4th year of Latin,and I know Latin poetry is EXTREMELY different, but I don't know why I'm having so much trouble, I hope I can get some help.
by Brent2009
Sat Aug 23, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Pro Archia
Replies: 17
Views: 6078

Pro Archia

Alright guys, I am taking AP Latin Literature this year, and I feel very intimidated by the texts. I am having infinitive amount of problems with this first peice of work. I'm having to worst time making any sense of it.. can you help me? I'm not asking for a translation.. but maybe help me parse it...
by Brent2009
Sat Aug 23, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Breviarium
Replies: 2
Views: 1443

ahhh! I see now! Thank you so much!
by Brent2009
Sat Aug 23, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Breviarium
Replies: 2
Views: 1443

Breviarium

Recently I have taken up reading Eutropius' Breviarium, however, I am having a little difficulty understanding a few sentences "Galliae autem tributi nomine annuum imperavit stipendium quadrigenties" "He levied on Gaul however, in(or by) the name of annual taxes, 400 times tribute." does this see ri...
by Brent2009
Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Howdy... salvete?
Replies: 2
Views: 1112

I've kept up with Latinguy2009, he does rush things into timing, and doesnt emphasize stresses, but overall, he teaches latin very well. I use him as a resource with my learning. Despite that, Welcome to the Forum H3blad3, and I don't know much about Lingua Latina.
by Brent2009
Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: The word "Habesne"
Replies: 2
Views: 3431

there are 6 tenses in Latin Present; happening now [I am sitting, I sit, I do sit] Imperfect; started, but never indicated a finish Perfect; finished, Completed action [ I have sat, I sat] Future; happening in the future [will sit] Plupurfect; Past action, farther in the past. [usually used to contr...
by Brent2009
Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:42 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Indirect Statements
Replies: 1
Views: 1016

Indirect Statements

I'm having all kinds of trouble understanding this concept and how to form them. My latin teacher described it as reporting something rather than saying it. puto hunc ludum esse optimum I like to split it into two parts, the verb, then the rest of the sentence puto - I think hunc ludum esse optimum ...
by Brent2009
Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Another intresting thought
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

I'm glad you guys have found this of some interest, while my actual interest is in medicine, psychology is a pretty cool field.. But, what i think is important to remember is, these thinking styles are not as concrete as they seem, many factors go into them, and thats why everyone is different, even...
by Brent2009
Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:13 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Another intresting thought
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

Another intresting thought

Within a thread recently posted we have had some controversey over the quality of Ecce Romani... but.. what about the different learning styles? Could the way we are best apt to learn affect the way we view certain texts? 4 basic types [sometimes 3] Mastery Sensing-Thinking (ST) good at working with...
by Brent2009
Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: From a Latin Enthusiast...
Replies: 4
Views: 1907

Well, I think I'm going to learn it =], I have more time than I really know what to do with, but one more question, where to start?
by Brent2009
Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:00 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: From a Latin Enthusiast...
Replies: 4
Views: 1907

From a Latin Enthusiast...

Oddly enough... after two years of Latin in High School, I have actually became increasingly helpless to marvel at Greek writing... and I was wanting someones opinion... I enjoy latin alot, its helped me alot through school from parsing words etc. but I have not acted on pursuing Greek for two reaso...
by Brent2009
Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:42 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Hmm... just a thought...
Replies: 3
Views: 1279

=\ It didnt create the "diagram" as i drew it. but the persons arm is up in the air and away from the body.. i think you know what i mean.
by Brent2009
Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:41 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Hmm... just a thought...
Replies: 3
Views: 1279

Hmm... just a thought...

I was looking through one of my very many Latin books, and I came across a bunch of English words derived from Latin, its neat, subdivided by different Categories, etc. anyway... Under the Mathmatical and Geometrical terms derived from Latin.... they all make alot of sense to me.. except for one.. O...
by Brent2009
Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani
Replies: 30
Views: 22145

Hmm... just curious, has anyone taken into consideration that maybe whats the best 'tutor' for latin is determined on a persons best inept ability for learning? I'm very must what is known as a 'mastery' type learner, you tell me how to do it, I understand, I read how to do it, i understand. I do no...
by Brent2009
Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:51 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani
Replies: 30
Views: 22145

Oh its fine, your points are very valid and where insightful, I think it was just a simple misunderstanding, mainly on my part, but thanks none the less. =]
by Brent2009
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani
Replies: 30
Views: 22145

Yet again... Im not discrediting anyone as a'latin author' I am just very interested in reading WORKS OF THE TIME OF Ancient Rome. I can reword it however you like, but i still think you've got the wrong idea of what im trying to get across. NO. I didnt say comtemporary peices or those after the Anc...
by Brent2009
Thu Feb 07, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani
Replies: 30
Views: 22145

lol, well, im not sure how i am supposed to take that. but I'm that all things written in latin are not 'authentic" i meant "authentic" to the time of Ancient Rome's existence Horace, Vergil, Caesar people of the past who WROTE in latin. Ecce Romani doesnt really touch much on vocabulary. thats just...
by Brent2009
Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:24 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani
Replies: 30
Views: 22145

Sorry it took me so long to reply to this. Like i said, Ecce Romani was totally terrible, but for other purposes, i found Wheelock to be very good and concise. Ecce Romani is good for halfway enjoying stories [the first 18 or so are rather dull "Flavia and Corenlia are Friends, they sit under a tree...
by Brent2009
Sun Feb 03, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani
Replies: 30
Views: 22145

Hi

Hi there, I happen to have used Ecce Romani in my latin classes at school, I'm currently about chapter 31 in book II. Personally, I dont care for it. Its kinda fun to read along with a story and learn tidbits of Roman culture while learning Latin, but if your interested in actually reading authentic...
by Brent2009
Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:08 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: I always ask these dumb questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

Thank you

I greatly appreciate your help. You made things much clearer for me. =]
by Brent2009
Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: I always ask these dumb questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

I always ask these dumb questions

Alright, so in Latin II we start the Passive Voice, and seeing as I am the only one in my whole school who has taken latin at all, my class is online, and I passed Latin I with a very high A, I think im pretty good at determining things in latin myself. although today i think i had a brainfart. haha...
by Brent2009
Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Need a little help
Replies: 7
Views: 8922

Thanks!

I really apperciate all your help with this, I just started Latin II withint school, I really enjoy it. Thank you for all the insight you brought to me with the translations and the origin. =]
by Brent2009
Sun Jan 06, 2008 7:34 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Need a little help
Replies: 7
Views: 8922

Need a little help

A friend of mine wanted me to translate a simple passage she found in a book she was reading. Although I'm not sure the context of this, or even the orgin, its kinda hard to come up with a good interpretation.. but, here it.. also with my own 'attempt' to translate'. 'Non fumum ex fulgore, sed ex fu...
by Brent2009
Thu Dec 20, 2007 1:15 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: A simple Thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 960

A simple Thanks

i want you guys to know. I completed a years' worth of Latin [Latin I] in 3 months. finally ending the course today offcially. I passed with a 98%. This website helped me so much. I owe alot to you =]. i am taking latin 2 after my short break from school. and hopefully i'll be motivated to take even...
by Brent2009
Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Family Tree Help
Replies: 2
Views: 996

=]

Thanks so much
[and thanks for catching that, I did type this up in a hurry, i wasent giving much attention to grammatical concepts, anyway your help is much appreciated.]
by Brent2009
Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:38 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Family Tree Help
Replies: 2
Views: 996

Family Tree Help

Alright, so I have this project for my Latin class to make a family tree, although simple enough. I'm having a problem. I need to show my brother is married and have two kids.. not a BIG deal, but I am asked to show the relation between me and the people on my tree. I have a list of words for family...
by Brent2009
Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:14 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Simply Translating =\
Replies: 2
Views: 2406

Thanks!

Thank you for your feedback. =]
I appreciate you checking over my work.
by Brent2009
Mon Sep 03, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Simply Translating =\
Replies: 2
Views: 2406

Simply Translating =\

Okay Guys, I don't know why, but I dont feel comfortable sending this in until someone can tell me if my translation suffices. lol. so. I will give you the passage, and my translation of it, and you can tell me just how bad i butchered it. lol k Original Passage: Nondum lucet, sed Cornelia surgit et...
by Brent2009
Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani Level I
Replies: 3
Views: 1804

Thank you so much. It makes me feel so much more confident now that I am sure that very subttle differences are not going to change the 'meaning' or 'content'

You've made my load lighter. thanks!
by Brent2009
Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Ecce Romani Level I
Replies: 3
Views: 1804

Ecce Romani Level I

Salvete Omnes! Okay, so my Latin I course has started this year, in my 3rd year of high school. I have studied more than 3/4ths of the summer and now back in school. Anyway, I ordered my textbook [because my school does not offer it, i have to take it via internet], and everything is set up great, b...
by Brent2009
Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Im still here =]
Replies: 2
Views: 1059

Im still here =]

Heh, just wanted to tell you guys I am still around.. just having a busy summer.. Half my it is over already, Oh well =[ I havent really come equipped with a question.. but i'll see if i can't pull one up. Does anyone know a good place to learn more about Ancient Rome and its culture? [Im sure i cou...
by Brent2009
Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:22 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: incorporating new words into latin?
Replies: 9
Views: 3266

Maybe i can be of some help... Well, ironically.. my Latin I Class is a course online offered through my school.. and alot of these things [such as computer, and other school related items] have been latinized... as for HOW.. i dunno.. but here is a list of some of the latinizied items they have. ht...
by Brent2009
Sat Jun 09, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latinizing Names..Continued..heh
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

Latinizing Names..Continued..heh

Alright. So I was going to pick a latin name based on the tria nomina approach. The way the Romans did it. Praenomen-Nomen-cognomen.. Given name -Family name - Distinction in family but THEN i found this Often when a foreigner became a Roman citizen in ancient times he would keep his old name as a c...
by Brent2009
Fri Jun 08, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Just a question.. and a little rant.
Replies: 2
Views: 1182

Just a question.. and a little rant.

Everyone's opinion is welcome here. Is their a chart online maybe that could help me with 'This/That/Those?' and it's several different forms. But anyway.. to my rant. Well, it's actually a two for one special, but anyway, I am no scholar nor do I know latin like the back of my hand. but I have hear...