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Ph.D. Cand. in Classical Languages. Conversant with all forms of the language: classical, mediaeval, and modern.

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2015-08-31 Latin phrase:

Hello,    The sentence “Felicissimum ingenium, diligentia ingenio non satis congrua, progressus satis magnus, mores pueriles”, that we read in a certificate, which  the German writer and journalist Johann

2015-08-30 grammar:

Dear Robert,      1.In “…vetat illam nobis exsecari” (Seneca, De Ira, 3.3.1) the abl.  “nobis” inside the accu. + inf. clause after “vetat”  means “from us”, i.e. literally”…he (Aristotle) does not permit

2015-08-27 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In “….alios pudor coepto deiecit…” (Seneca, De Ira, 3.1.2) the ablative singular “coepto” (from the neuter  noun “coeptum”, 2nd declension) depends on “deiecit” (perfect tense of “deicio”

2015-08-26 Latin Moods:

The Latin indicative mood, as in English, denotes a statement of actual fact.  The active voice, as in English, represents the subject as acting on someone or something (I am disturbing him).  The passive

2015-08-26 Latin phrase for story.:

Hello,    “Defenders of humanity” can be translated as ”Hominum defensores” (literally, “Defenders of men”) or ”Humani generis defensores”(literally, “Defenders of the human race “).    So, though  it

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