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2017-01-15 Latin - grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In “Nonne tibi videbitur stultissimus omnium, qui ... “(Seneca, Epistulae morales ad Lucilium, 77.11)  “stultissimus omnium”  literally means “the most foolish of all men”, as you say:

2017-01-06 Greek - Biblical question:

Hello Ivy,    your point becomes clearer to me now. The "veil" idea is, of course, a cultural element because having your head covered those times must have implied directly - and in that context - the

2017-01-05 Greek - verbs turned to nouns:

Hello Ivy,    your example is actually not representative of the word formation you describe. It is "covering" that comes from "cover" and not vice-versa. Examples of the so-called denominal and deadjectival

2017-01-03 Ancient Languages - Matthew 25.46:

Thanks for your message. As for what αιώνιος "with two terminations" means, it merely means that this adjective has 2 terminations, i.e. αἰώνι

2017-01-03 Latin - grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In “….quod epistulas meorum accepturus non properavi scire, quis illic esset rerum mearum status, quid adferrent” (Seneca, Epistulae morales ad Lucilium, 77.3) the word “quis”, which

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