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Archive for July, 2015

Getting the Genitive Posted by on Jul 29, 2015

The genitive is one of my favorite cases. I feel it is one of the easiest cases to explain and learn! ADJECTIVAL USES: (1) POSSESSIVE GENITIVE: “belonging to” “owned by” periculum belli, coniuratio Catilinae (Conspiracy of Catiline) (2) SUBJECTIVE GENITIVE: with a verbal noun (gerund) or a noun implying activity. The AUTHOR OF THE ACTIVITY…

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10 Amazing Ancient History Resources Posted by on Jul 21, 2015

This week I wanted to review some great resources for learning and discovering the Ancient World. I have chosen five digital resources in which both the expert and novice can learn new and exciting information. 1.The Library of Congress (here) The Library of Congress offers a sundry of information on primary and secondary sources. While…

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10 AMAZING Latin Posts for the Latinist Posted by on Jul 8, 2015

From the last two years as a Latin blogger I wanted to take this opportunity to go over my top 10 posts regarding Latin words, phrases, and quotes.   1.25 Latin Phrases Every Student Should Know 2.Latin: Love Quotes & How to write a love letter 3.Latin Profanity 4.Abbreviations in Latin 5.Popular Movie Quotes in…

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Roman Remedies for Hot Summers Posted by on Jul 1, 2015

The Romans were no strangers to the summer heat. In fact, the modern term: “the dog days of summer”” actually comes from the Latin ‘dies canincula’, the Roman term used to describe the stuffy, hot period of weather between July and mid-August. The name comes from the fact that Sirius (the dog star) rises with…

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