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2014-10-18 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In “Quibus vellem satis cognita esset nostra sententia” (Cicero, De Officiis, II. 7) the relative pronoun in the dative plural “quibus” (literally, “to whom”) in the beginning of this

2014-10-16 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In “Quibus ex rebus breviter disputatis intellegi potest non solum id homines solere dubitare, honestumne an turpe sit,..” (Cicero, De Officiis, I, 161) the neuter pronoun  “id” is  either

2014-10-15 Prep. + Subj. Accusative + Participle:

Hello,    first of all the expression  “ab urbe condita”, in the ablative case, literally means “from the city founded”, i.e. “from the founding of the city”, not “urbs condita est”, but instead “postquam

2014-10-14 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.”….. nosque ipsi, quicquid ad rem publicam attulimus……., a doctoribus atque doctrina instructi ad eam et ornati accessimus” (Cicero, De Officiis, I, 155) literally means:” …and we ourselves

2014-10-11 Assimiliation of Consonants:

There are a number of consonantal clusters that are seen in both their unassimilated and assimilated forms.  "irr-/inr-" is one of these.  In most Latin dictionaries you will see a alphabetical listing

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