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Post by Rhapsody » Sat Dec 20, 2003 12:13 am

What are quaestiones obliquas and verba constantia?

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Post by whiteoctave » Sat Dec 20, 2003 12:41 am

check your pms.

the former is an awkward and awful neologism that I came up with when trying to put to latin 'indirect questions'. it was, needless to say, never used in Latin -but I felt in "The Agora" it would suffice.
As regards verba constantia - it means consistent words, i.e. the use of a vocabulary that is contemporaneous within itself and adherent to a specific style.

~dave

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Post by Rhapsody » Sat Dec 20, 2003 1:28 am

Thanks!

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