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Ancient Roman Festivals Posted by on Oct 9, 2009

October fourth is the leiunium Cereris or the Feast of Ceres. Ceres is the goddess of plants and motherly love. She is depicted in ancient Roman art with a scepter, basket of flowers and corn ears. The Romans adopted Ceres after a particularly severe famine in 496 B.C. A temple on the Aventine Hill in…

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Word of the Day Answers Posted by on Oct 6, 2009

The Word of the Day is a great tool to help you hear the word asĀ it is pronounced, see the word as it is spelled, and understand the word in context. a) poorly, badly (male) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=02-27-2009 b) foolish (ineptus) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-04-2009 c) joy, delight (gaudium) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-06-2009 d) friendship (amicitia) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-07-2009 e) to sleep (dormire) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-08-2009 f)…

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Word of the Day Posted by on Oct 3, 2009

How would you say these words in Latin? All these words are in the Word of the Day exercise. a) poorly, badly b) foolish c) joy, delight d) friendship e) to sleep f) to be born g) to be pleasant, to charm h) enemy i) fear j) to be silient, to be still k) to…

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