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How One Latin Sentence Can Teach You SO Much Posted by on Sep 25, 2013

The foundation story of Rome can be found in Book I of Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita (From the Founding of the City)  (Literally: From the City having been founded). Thus, Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita begins with the founding of Rome and progress to his modern day. Let us attempt to translate one sentence…

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Popular Quotes Translated to Latin Posted by on Sep 4, 2013

Salvete Omnes, The following quotes are done with the simplest form and are meant to be fun! While, I did not translate certain words such as “damn” and “chocolates” etc.; this was due to a stylistic approach or a lack of an ancient words. Also, it should be noted to those new to Latin that the word…

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Answers to the Word of the Day Posted by on Nov 20, 2009

1 – to be pleasant, to charm (delectare) 2 – enemy (hostis) 3 – savage, fierce (ferus) 4 – smallest, very small (minimus) 5 – fear (timor) 6 – late, too late (sera) 7 – intensely, very much (valde) 8 – proof, evidence (argumentum) 9 – to…

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Answers to the Word of the Day Posted by on Sep 12, 2009

a) desire, longing, passion: (cupiditas) b) fire: (ignis) c) to change, alter: (mutare) d) best: (optimus) e) tomorrow: (cras) f) sharp: (acer) g) wise person: (sapiens) h) suddenly: (subito) i) happy, fortunate: (felix) j) to help, to aid: (adiuvare) k) mother: (mater) l) to…

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Word of the Day Posted by on Jul 24, 2009

Have you ever noticed the Word of the Day on the right side of this blog page? Every day, a new word in Latin is introduced. It’s a really helpful way to learn Latin and keep up with your vocabulary. I randomly picked some words that I thought were useful. See if you know any…

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