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Smells Life Teen Spirit: Latin Edition I Posted by on Oct 30, 2020

Salvete Omnes, As I contemplated this month on what to write – I looked at previous posts from around this time. Some highlights to draw your attention to are: Scary Stories from Ancient Rome What Spooked the Ancient Romans? Roman Superstitions The Unofficial Ancient Roman Survival Guide Popular Ancient Roman Costume Ideas This month I…

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Latin Spells Deciphered from TV Shows Part II Posted by on Jun 30, 2019

Salvete Omnes, Many people hear the “Latin” and think – well no one speaks Latin anymore. Beyond the classrooms and religious building, Latin is most commonly spoke in the land of Hollywood. However, Hollywood does not always do their homework when writing Latin. First of all, why magic must be Latin is never made sense…

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Latin Words To Spruce Up Your Conversation Posted by on Mar 31, 2019

Salvete Omnes, As I am a former Classical Studies student and almost graduate student, I try to keep up on my Latin and translations – but making time can be difficult. However, I do try to use at least one Latin phrase in my day-to-day conversation to keep the language alive. So, I challenge you…

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Hobbitvs Ille: Part IV Posted by on Dec 31, 2018

Homework Just in case you are catching this post late. We are on the final translation of the first sentence  from the beginning of Hobbitvs Ille: in foramine terrae habitabat *hobbitus: nec foedum,sordidum madidumque foramen, nec extremis lumbricorum atque odore caenoso impletum, nec etiam foramen aridum, inane, harenosum, in quo nihil erat ad considendum aut edendum aptum; immo…

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Hobbitvs Ille: Part II Posted by on Oct 29, 2018

Salvete Omnes, Here is the first translation portion of last month’s homework. Homework It is from the beginning of Hobbitvs Ille: in foramine terrae habitabat *hobbitus: nec foedum,sordidum madidumque foramen, nec extremis lumbricorum atque odore caenoso impletum, nec etiam foramen aridum, inane, harenosum, in quo nihil erat ad considendum aut edendum aptum; immo foramen-hobbitum, ergo commodum. Vocabulary…

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Hobbitvs Ille: Part I Posted by on Aug 31, 2018

Salvete Omnes, I hope you have reviewed the previous blog posts for basic noun and verbs as well as some prepositions: Verbs  Nouns Part I  Nouns Part II Nouns Part III & Adjectives Imperfect Active Indicative The last thing we are going to review before translating is the Imperfect Tense of Verbs: The imperfect active…

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100 Most Common Words in Latin Posted by on Oct 9, 2013

The 100 Most Common Written Words in Latin Learning these common words will give you a huge leg up when reading, writing, speaking, and listening to Latin, but remember that most of these words will have various forms due to their cases (Accusative, Genitive, Dative or Ablative) or function in a sentence or clause…

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