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by tadwelessar
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: Hattrick
Replies: 0
Views: 2163

Hattrick

TADW_Elessar omnibus sodalibus s.d. Hattrick pediludium interretiale est ubi lusores vendere et emere atque cum multissimis hostibus totius orbis terrarum in certamen venire potes. Quomodo Hattrick movetur: Hattrick gratuitus est. Turmam tuam per navigatrum administras. Certamina bis in hebdomada su...
by tadwelessar
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:06 pm
Forum: The Academy
Topic: Catullus and His Finances
Replies: 1
Views: 3506

"little purse is full of cobwebs. "nam tui Catulli plenus sacculus est aranearum" I think that this doesn't mean he was poor, the poverty of poets is a well known "topos" in greek literature, and it has an ironic meaning in the context of that poem (he says to his friend that he will have a good di...
by tadwelessar
Fri Jan 14, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hattrick
Replies: 0
Views: 578

Hattrick

http://www.hattrick.org is an online soccer game where you have to buy and sell players, train them, set up the team's lineup to win your league, being promoted to the higher division. At present almost 500 000 people from 88 countries in the world play it. I find it very very funny, also because t...
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:59 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Martial 1.13
Replies: 13
Views: 7407

we should thank the Atlantic Ocean which divides Episcopus and Benissimus otherwise I don't know what would happen
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:57 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Translations
Replies: 8
Views: 3012

I listened only to Carl Orff's one, I thinked the original medieval version was lost a long time ago
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:54 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Greek or Latin first?
Replies: 9
Views: 2672

I think you should learn both latin and greek at the same time, as I do, it allows you to compare and understand why something is like that in Latin or Greek. Where are you from? do you speak a romance language?
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:33 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: How old are you?
Replies: 64
Views: 17213

I'm 14 so I still remember both my age and my date of birth 22nd January 1989
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:31 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: "The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco
Replies: 10
Views: 2587

I haven't read it yet but it's on my bookshelf, I can read it in his original language: Italian!
by tadwelessar
Sun Nov 23, 2003 9:02 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: A child of Latin
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

yes, I might be.
by tadwelessar
Sun Nov 23, 2003 9:01 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Episcopus wrote:I don't understand Hebrew but I know that it's the worst language ever.
Is this racism or what?
by tadwelessar
Sun Nov 23, 2003 9:01 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Translations
Replies: 8
Views: 3012

You translated Carmina Burana!! The best music I ever heard!!! :D Fortunae rota volvitur descendo minoratus alter in alto tollitur nimis exaltatus. Rex sedet in vertice caveat ruinam! nam sub axe legimus Hecubam reginam. However my favourite is "in taberna quando sumus" really exhilarating: In taber...
by tadwelessar
Sun Nov 23, 2003 9:00 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Clemens wrote:How can you know that? I thought you wouldn't understand it? ;-)
I studied German for one year, a few years ago, however "de gustibus non est disputandum"
by tadwelessar
Sat Nov 22, 2003 3:08 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Don't you like French??? :shock: :shock: I agree with Episcpus! it's really better than German!
by tadwelessar
Sat Nov 22, 2003 3:06 pm
Forum: The Agora
Topic: Scitisne vos hoc?
Replies: 12
Views: 11099

:shock: :shock: ! Credo me non intellegisse!
:shock: Quid est "agmen novissimum"? fortasse extrema serpentis spira? Si serpens mihi nocet qui possum columbas rapere? :?
by tadwelessar
Sat Nov 22, 2003 3:04 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

OK, now it's clear
by tadwelessar
Sat Nov 22, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: YEAHHHH!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2136

It was the rugby championship, wasn't it? I don't like that sport. I like football
by tadwelessar
Sat Nov 22, 2003 2:21 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Episcopus wrote:Oui je sais ca mais je ne le dis jamais car ces mots-ci ne me plaisent point. Ce que j'ai dit c'était qu'il faisait du bruit comme une folle!
What do you mean? I'm afraid I didn't understand
by tadwelessar
Sat Nov 22, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

In Belgium, two shops:

window n°1:
"Ici, on parle français" (Here we speak French)

window n°2:
Here we don't speak, we work! (It was written in German but I can't remember it)
by tadwelessar
Fri Nov 21, 2003 6:03 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: "Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum viditur"
Replies: 12
Views: 3892

Where did your brother find this phrases?
by tadwelessar
Fri Nov 21, 2003 6:02 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: the way to learn
Replies: 28
Views: 12718

De beste methode is een combinatie van beiden. Je kan een taal leren, zoals een baby'tje dat doet, nl. door er veel mee geconfronteerd te raken. En oin dat opzicht is een dagelijkse portie lectuur zeker niet slecht. Edoch, is het ook goed om dagelijks een kleiner stukje tekst te analyseren op vlak ...
by tadwelessar
Fri Nov 21, 2003 5:58 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

:shock: 14?! Really? Do you study latin at school or what? Are you male, female or some random indefinite alien? Coming from Europa, Jupiter's icy moon (I learnt that today!) Yes, I'm fourteen and I'm male (not alien with green skin and aerials), I come from Europe (the old continent) not from Euro...
by tadwelessar
Fri Nov 21, 2003 1:19 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

I'm 14 and I can speak English and French, I'm studying Latin and Greek, I'm going to study Ancient German and Ancient Nordic. I'm sorry if I can't speak German yet.
by tadwelessar
Thu Nov 20, 2003 9:24 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Carola wrote:for years I have been dreaming of a strange world with very different animals and plants
I would like to suggest you to read something by Freud about dreams
by tadwelessar
Thu Nov 20, 2003 2:33 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Stupid question:
Replies: 12
Views: 4844

it's an emphatic pronoun
by tadwelessar
Thu Nov 20, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Also my maths teacher is a bit confused about greek letters. He usually writes the "my" backwards
by tadwelessar
Thu Nov 20, 2003 2:24 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

If you write in German please write also the English translation or I won't understand a word
by tadwelessar
Wed Nov 19, 2003 5:29 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Si je pourrais parler en Latin comme je parle en Anglais...
If I could speak Latin as well as English... (I don't know if this is correct English but surely it's comprehensible)
by tadwelessar
Wed Nov 19, 2003 5:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Jeff's holiday
Replies: 8
Views: 2155

I don't think Jeff has forgotten about us. Maybe he was very busy
by tadwelessar
Wed Nov 19, 2003 5:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Intersesting, Gods teaching languages? Why doesn't it happen to me?? It takes a lot of time studying Latin and Greek, If I could study during the night...
by tadwelessar
Wed Nov 19, 2003 5:19 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Toutefois je pourrais parler en Français aussi!
However I could speak French too!
by tadwelessar
Wed Nov 19, 2003 5:18 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

Episcopus wrote: By the way, thank you for being very able to speak English all of you! I could not communicate in German, Italian, Dutch etc!!
Thanks but I'm afraid my English isn't very good
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 18, 2003 9:13 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

I'm going to study (on my own, of course) also Ancient Nordic and Ancient German.
With these, plus Greek and Latin, I shall know all the ancient European Languages. After that I will try to learn German and Swedish with the best teacher I've ever known (me).
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 18, 2003 5:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

If you don't study German how can you understand it?
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 18, 2003 1:26 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Italian-Greek dictionary
Replies: 5
Views: 2776

Thanks, Skylax. I'll have a look.
Can you speak italian?
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 18, 2003 1:23 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: school marks
Replies: 5
Views: 1635

school marks

each country has its own system for school marks, can you explain me how does it work in yours? In Italy marks are form 0 to 10: 0 – you don’t open your mouth 1 – you open your mouth but all you say is wrong 2 – you say something but you’re sleeping and you talk about the last football match 3 – ser...
by tadwelessar
Tue Nov 18, 2003 1:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: An update on school :0
Replies: 105
Views: 26875

I love languages too and I'm quite good at them. I study English, French and Latin I would like to learn Swedish and Norwegian
by tadwelessar
Mon Nov 17, 2003 5:47 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Italian-Greek dictionary
Replies: 5
Views: 2776

so it's better I look for an English-Greek dictionary. Can you help me?
by tadwelessar
Mon Nov 17, 2003 11:57 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Italian-Greek dictionary
Replies: 5
Views: 2776

Italian-Greek dictionary

I'm amazed! I'm looking for a Greek-Italian\Italian-Greek dictionary but in my school everybody says a Italian-Greek dictionary is useless. Useless??????? If you want to learn a language you MUST be able to translate into and from it! Italian teachers are veeeeeery old-fashoned. Do you know any diti...
by tadwelessar
Sun Nov 16, 2003 8:25 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: amunw > ammunition?
Replies: 5
Views: 2649

I should precise I didn't looked for the English etymology, I'm Italian so I have only an Italian dictionary with etymologies. I looked for "Ammonizione" similar to the english "Ammunition" and with the same meaning.
by tadwelessar
Sun Nov 16, 2003 7:52 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: amunw > ammunition?
Replies: 5
Views: 2649

ammunition is from Latin "admonitio, admonitionis" comp. of preposition ad and the verb "moneo, es, monui, monitum, monere" = to warn