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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) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-14-2009 2 – enemy (hostis) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-15-2009 3 – savage, fierce (ferus) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-16-2009 4 – smallest, very small (minimus) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-18-2009 5 – fear (timor) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-19-2009 6 – late, too late (sera) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-20-2009 7 – intensely, very much (valde) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-22-2009 8 – proof, evidence (argumentum) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=03-23-2009 9 – to…

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

a) desire, longing, passion: (cupiditas) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-17-2009 b) fire: (ignis) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-18-2009 c) to change, alter: (mutare) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-19-2009 d) best: (optimus) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-22-2009 e) tomorrow: (cras) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-24-2009 f) sharp: (acer) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-25-2009 g) wise person: (sapiens) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-26-2009 h) suddenly: (subito) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-28-2009 i) happy, fortunate: (felix) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=01-30-2009 j) to help, to aid: (adiuvare) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=02-04-2009 k) mother: (mater) https://blogs.transparent.com/wotd/today/latin.htm?date=02-06-2009 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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