Classical Languages (Greek, Latin). Conversant with Classical Greek and all forms of the Latin language: classical, mediaeval, and modern.
I have 50 years of teaching at all levels of Latin from high school through university postgraduate. I read, write, and speak Latin daily.
American Classical League.
A.B., M.A., D.Phil. (h.c.) in Classical Languages (Greek, Latin).
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A relatively literal rendering would be: "And so great is the stupidity of mortal men that [those things] which are the least important and worth the least, [and] certainly replaceable, they allow to
"Amo" is used in colloquial Latin without the literal force of "love," in a weakened sense approximating "thank." "Amabo te" is a stock phrase documented already in the comedies of Terence, who wrote
1) "Dumetorum" is the genitive plural of "dumetum" and means: of the thickets or brambles. Genitives of description are often used in species names for the discoverer, e.g., Psittacus alexandri (Alexander's
The "line" to which you are referring must be a macron, a vertical line that is used over vowels long by quantity, commonly called "long marks." These are used only as a tool for learning Latin and are
The terms that you are looking for are majuscule (majusculum) and minuscule (minusculum). The statement that minuscule script was "invented" in the Middle Ages is an oversimplification. A better way