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by tdominus
Fri May 21, 2004 3:46 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Getting back up to speed
Replies: 30
Views: 8296

Jeff, are there any other particular works that you are looking for? I have access to all these books, and may be able to find help from others interested in preserving + promoting the classics http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/ also out of curiousity, how many people search for learn latin per month?
by tdominus
Tue May 11, 2004 11:22 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: about 'tibi'
Replies: 3
Views: 1612

This is probably irrelevant, but in Spanish the question is "how are you called?", rather than "what is your name?". Does anyone here know when that idiom was introduced?
by tdominus
Tue May 04, 2004 12:55 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Cum Clauses and other questions....(urgent..!)
Replies: 8
Views: 2687

Zanisimo,
what level latin are you studying? Where do you study?
by tdominus
Tue May 04, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: need help...! i really need to translate this..
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Postquam Aeneas ab Africa vela dedit, sub terram ivit ut patrem mortuum videret.

After Aeneas set sail from Africa, he went beneath the earth so that he would see his dead father.
by tdominus
Sat Mar 27, 2004 3:06 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Personal Libraries
Replies: 30
Views: 17353

benissimus, wow that's a lot of books. How will you ever work through them all? :)
by tdominus
Wed Mar 24, 2004 11:35 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: This has to be seen
Replies: 3
Views: 1513

I love theonion. Other sites try to imitate it but none succeed.

Raya, do you like other satire, like the novels of Jonathan Swift or Samuel Butler?
by tdominus
Fri Mar 19, 2004 2:11 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Origin of fero, tuli, latus
Replies: 6
Views: 6420

I'll elaborate on the IE origins of phero. The (reconstructed) indo-european is *bher-. The * in linguistics denotes that the form is reconstructed and hasn't actually been attested in literature. From "A dictionary of selected synonyms in the principal indo-european languages" : Indo-european *bher...
by tdominus
Sat Mar 06, 2004 12:55 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: HELP! No luck finding software...
Replies: 11
Views: 3302

Apparently Microsoft didn't renew its contract with Kodak, so the software disappeared from XP. If you have a 2000, NT, or 98 cd then you can install it from that. http://groups.google.com/groups?q=Kodak+Imaging+for+Windows&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&selm=uisad0cBCHA.2384%40tkmsftngp02&rnum=4 Futhe...
by tdominus
Fri Mar 05, 2004 5:05 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: HELP! No luck finding software...
Replies: 11
Views: 3302

by tdominus
Fri Mar 05, 2004 4:56 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: HELP! No luck finding software...
Replies: 11
Views: 3302

Jeff, I believe the download is still available but is well-submerged on microsoft's site. I will try to find it for you.
by tdominus
Sun Feb 29, 2004 12:32 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hi! I'm new...
Replies: 12
Views: 3803

Re: Hi! I'm new...

Welcome, indeed! ;) I'm interested in the sacred aspects that cultivated written languages. What, exactly, do you mean by this? The influence of religion in shaping written languages? Sounds fascinating! The Germanic runes originally stood as sacred / spiritual symbols. They were later adopted to b...
by tdominus
Sat Feb 28, 2004 11:34 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Products are legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

Many countries have rules that say certain data can't be monitored or stored without permission.
by tdominus
Sat Feb 28, 2004 11:32 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Products are legal?
Replies: 21
Views: 4923

That's a bit unfair...so even if I delete all the history and everything some one can know every site to which I have gone? What? :shock: Damn Americans. That should be illegal. There are (at least ) two ways this can be done, firstly by keeping a log over the network (eg from your isp) of what you...
by tdominus
Sat Feb 28, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: The Passion of The Christ
Replies: 102
Views: 62011

Nice post, klewlis. I agree entirely. People will do such "nit picking" even with entirely fictional films like lotr!

I was a bit disappointed, but not surprised, that they spoke mostly with an ecclesiastical accent.
by tdominus
Sat Feb 21, 2004 5:39 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: G'day
Replies: 18
Views: 5136

Australian women tend to get more exercise than UK women. I'm being polite and politically correct here. :)
by tdominus
Wed Feb 18, 2004 10:02 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: G'day
Replies: 18
Views: 5136

G'day from another Australian.
by tdominus
Sat Feb 14, 2004 12:27 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Translation Help: "Out of Heaven"
Replies: 6
Views: 2904

Pronounced "day kai-lo", kai being as in kite. (At least in my dialect of English ;) )
by tdominus
Thu Feb 05, 2004 6:52 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: some computer help please.
Replies: 26
Views: 6737

Yes, it sounds like you have spyware installed.
Running those programs should fix it. If not, reply here and i will step you through removing the problematic programs.
by tdominus
Tue Feb 03, 2004 2:08 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Greek and Latin Keys - they're here!
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Re: Greek and Latin Keys - they're here!

I'm so happy to see that Textkit is very much becoming a group effort. I have always held the notion that if I can initially work hard enough on this project, then others will join me. Yeah, I think that's the best approach for doing such things on the internet. It's certainly what happens with Ope...
by tdominus
Tue Feb 03, 2004 10:33 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Greek and Latin Keys - they're here!
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Wow, excellent news. :)
by tdominus
Mon Feb 02, 2004 5:21 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: You singular formal?
Replies: 2
Views: 1480

In Spanish, at least, "usted." is a contraction of "your grace", which is why it is in the third person. I can't vouch for other languages. Perhaps a similar phrase existed in vulgar latin.
by tdominus
Wed Jan 28, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners Key
Replies: 50
Views: 117893

Excellent. Thanks to everyone involved :) I myself sent a few answers but I guess they weren't needed.
Now it's time for me to find out how accurate I have been. :)
by tdominus
Mon Jan 26, 2004 5:32 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: COPYRIGHTS- Save the whales! - uh er~ Save the Grammars!
Replies: 8
Views: 2140

In practice what happens when copyright runs out is that publishers can no longer have a monopoly over the item and so are much less likely to publish it. In the age of the internet, though, that's not so much of a problem.
by tdominus
Wed Jan 21, 2004 2:38 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Puellae aquam poetae portant.
Replies: 3
Views: 2246

Motion towards uses the accusative. The dative is used for the indirect object, not the object of travel. So "to the poet" in the sense of motion would be "ad poetam". In addition to what benissimus said, the parenthesis should indicate that the genitive is not meant. If it were it would be "the wat...
by tdominus
Sat Jan 17, 2004 7:30 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sanskrit on TextKit?
Replies: 27
Views: 7251

annis,
is sumerian currently considered to have any link with indo-european languages?
by tdominus
Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sanskrit on TextKit?
Replies: 27
Views: 7251

benissimus wrote:I am interested in it, but I doubt I will have time for it any time soon.
I am in the same situation. Still, in my view it'd be nice to know that something similar to D'ooge was available for the langugage. :)
by tdominus
Fri Jan 16, 2004 6:35 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sanskrit on TextKit?
Replies: 27
Views: 7251

Sanskrit on TextKit?

Hello,
Is anyone here interested in learning Sanskrit? I myself would like to do so once I have reached competency in Latin and Greek.

Are there any plans to include Sanskrit books on Textkit?
by tdominus
Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:44 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: RANT against Stealing Site Content
Replies: 40
Views: 8997

If I have the original D'Ooge book, is it illegal to give some one a printed version rather than the lovely but slightly fragile book, whilst telling them of the site whence I firstly became aware of the book, and where they may learn great things courtesy of jeff... Not that I have or any one whom...
by tdominus
Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:42 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: RANT against Stealing Site Content
Replies: 40
Views: 8997

If I have the original D'Ooge book, is it illegal to give some one a printed version rather than the lovely but slightly fragile book, whilst telling them of the site whence I firstly became aware of the book, and where they may learn great things courtesy of jeff... Not that I have or any one whom...
by tdominus
Sun Jan 04, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: quibuscum gerunt bellum = wage war with, or against?
Replies: 8
Views: 4856

Thanks for the concise replies. :) I was wondering, "did Celts and Germans, as Caesar defined them, ever unite to fight, say, another Celtic tribe?" The more I research the Celts, the less I can say with certainty about them. I don't believe there was just one large group all considering them "Celts...
by tdominus
Fri Dec 26, 2003 6:50 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Poetic Edda CD
Replies: 11
Views: 5680

That looks interesting.

Also a symphonic work is being composed by a modern composer named Wendt. See http://www.eddan.net .
by tdominus
Thu Dec 25, 2003 5:29 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: quibuscum gerunt bellum = wage war with, or against?
Replies: 8
Views: 4856

quibuscum gerunt bellum = wage war with, or against?

I'm reading through Caesar and wasn't sure how to interpret this: [The Celts live beside the Germans]... quibuscum gerunt bellum continenter. (..with whom they wage war continuously.) Should "wage war with" be taken to mean against, or does it mean "wage war in union with the Germans, (ie together a...
by tdominus
Fri Dec 19, 2003 4:38 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New PDFs
Replies: 15
Views: 4047

Yeah, telstra are often utterly incompetent. When the telstra guy came to install my ADSL, he confessed he didn't know how to set it up, and so I did it (not a problem for me), and he just sat on my chair the whole time commenting about books in my room. He even broke my chair. It collapsed undernea...
by tdominus
Mon Dec 15, 2003 7:06 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Which method do you like?
Replies: 11
Views: 5341

Yeah, the popular method these days seems to be more about short term ease rather than aquiring mastery of the language.
by tdominus
Mon Dec 15, 2003 1:42 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Which method do you like?
Replies: 11
Views: 5341

It may be inherently better for you, but it requires a small leap of logic to say it's better for every human being on earth. ;) I like D'ooge too. I have "teach yourself latin" but I find the lack of english->latin exercises to be too great of an omission. I don't understand why such things aren't ...
by tdominus
Sun Dec 14, 2003 3:41 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Saddam Caught
Replies: 16
Views: 4723

TV's annoying like that, isn't it? Also they make ads louder than the show so you notice them more.
by tdominus
Sun Dec 14, 2003 12:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Saddam Caught
Replies: 16
Views: 4723

Saddam Caught

Watching the news I see that the US has caught Saddam Hussein.

One of the US spokesmen said at the beginning of his speech, "We got him". It reminded me of Cicero's speech which the orator began, "They're dead." :)
by tdominus
Sun Dec 14, 2003 2:45 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Bookstores
Replies: 35
Views: 9726

US copyright keeps being extended due to the lobbying of powerful commercial interests. Copyright was intended to grant a temporary monopoly on something for the benefit of art and science, but now is seen a means of guaranteeing income from a work. So instead of "what will benefit the public the mo...
by tdominus
Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:36 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Miss World?! What a rip.
Replies: 36
Views: 10907

I mean no one thinks bodybuilders are attractive (like a few muscles are, but bodybuilders are ugly and only mad ‘she-bodybuilders’ think they're attractive). No one thinks men should have to look perfect like, but women (well at least we always think everyone thinks we should look perfect). And it...
by tdominus
Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:34 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Quo iratus fio
Replies: 10
Views: 2914

Quid tdomine dicis? Quibus dare auxilium debeo? Illis qui docti a B.L.D non sunt? What do you say, tdominis? Do I owe help to anyone? To those who are not learned in the ways of B.L.D? I understood you, but I am only up to the impersonal verbs in BLD so I cannot reply. nunc dicere non possum; quis h...