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Ap19 frq latin. A Gateway to Ancient Rome. William Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, an encyclopedic work containing a lot of good basic information (and references to primary sources), was published in 1875: it is thus an educational resource in the public domain.

A Gateway to Ancient Rome

I've been putting a large selection of articles from it online, often as background material for other webpages. Monumentum Ancyranum. The Text on LacusCurtius As almost always, I retyped the text by hand rather than scanning it — not only to minimize errors prior to proofreading, but as an opportunity for me to become intimately familiar with the work, an exercise which I heartily recommend: Qui scribit, bis legit.

Monumentum Ancyranum

(Well-meaning attempts to get me to scan text, if successful, would merely turn me into some kind of machine: gambit declined.) In this particular case, the combination of Greek, critical apparatus, and special symbols would have made scanning quite impossible anyway. This transcription has been minutely proofread. In the table of contents below, the sections are therefore shown on blue backgrounds, indicating that I believe the text of them to be completely errorfree. Copyright The texts and English translation are those of Frederick W. Latin Resources on the Internet - Hiberna Caroli Raetici. Below I present a few of the most important Latin resources freely available on the Internet.

Latin Resources on the Internet - Hiberna Caroli Raetici

Beware: Don't be fooled by the fact that I am not providing hundreds of links. I do not believe in swamping unwary visitors with links to obscure sites (which then often turn out to be dead ones). Instead I try to point out the really important gateways plus a few gems. These links provide information and resources both for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners. Beginners' Learning Resources Textkit.com: This web-site is the ideal place for anyone needing help in learning Latin.

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know. Voci dal mondo antico. Satius est supervacua scire. A suo tempo, quando stavo studiando Catullo, restai impressionato da uno dei suoi carmi, precisamente il 70.

Satius est supervacua scire

Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle quam mihi, non si se Iuppiter ipse petat. dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in uento et rapida scribere oportet aqua. La mia donna dice di non voler sposare nessuno, nemmeno se Giove stesso lo chiedesse, al di fuori di me. Parla: ma ciò che la donna dice all’amante bramoso, bisogna scriverlo nel vento e nell’acqua che scorre. Innanzitutto alcune considerazioni sulla traduzione, fatta al volo ma non per questo poco studiata: come Catullo ha messo a inizio verso la contrapposizione tra “Nulli” e “quam mihi”, per far risaltare l’importanza della promessa della donna (che in questo caso è Lesbia), così ho voluto rendere lo stesso effetto in italiano mettendo i termini in rilievo a fine verso. Dopo aver risolto le questioni formali, passo alla parte che mi interessa.

English Translations of Seneca Quotations. Seneca (actually, Seneca the Younger) was a Stoic philosopher and writer of Silver Age Latin literature, including tragedies and satire.

English Translations of Seneca Quotations

He served as a tutor to the future Emperor Nero, but then was forced to commit suicide. Arma non servant modum. "Armed hands observe no limit. "Hercules Furens 407Artes serviunt vitae; sapientia imperat. "The arts are the servants of life; wisdom its master. " "Gravior multo poena videtur, quae a miti viro constituitur"A punishment always seems much more severe when inflicted by a gentle man.De clementia I.XXII.

English Translations of Seneca Quotations. 250 Great Latin Phrases to Impress Your Friends. Latin may be as obsolete as a 1998 personal computer but the ancient dead tongue of the world’s greatest thinkers pack a mind punch and often evoke a slight chuckle.

250 Great Latin Phrases to Impress Your Friends

As the Italic language spoken long, long ago in Rome, Italy, and other places, a great deal of scholars, clergy, and other people have managed to keep Latin alive. - Virgilio Eneide. AP Latin Exam Practice. The AP Latin Exam is approximately 3 hours long and has two parts — multiple choice questions and free response questions.

AP Latin Exam Practice

Each part of the exam is worth 50% of the final exam grade. The multiple choice section contains 50 questions and lasts 1 hour. This section contains approximately 20 questions related to the course reading of Vergil and Caesar and approximately 30 questions related to sight reading of poetry and prose. The free response question contains 5 tasks and lasts 2 hours, including a mandatory 15 minute reading period. This section contains three types of questions: 2 translations, one each of Vergil and Caesar, 1 comparative analysis question, and 2 series of short answer questions, one each on Vergil and Caesar.

You can find samples of both the multiple choice (pages 41-53) and free response questions (pages 54-67) in the AP Latin Course and Exam Description, which can be found in the blue, Exam Resources inlay to the right. Free Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines. AP Test Dates and Exam Schedule - AP Calendar - AP Student. Bolchazy-Carducci: Advanced. More Latin Mottoes from 16th-century sources. Ab insomni non custodita Dracone.

More Latin Mottoes from 16th-century sources

Not guarded by the sleepless dragon. LATIN. FAS Registrar's Office. Faculty of the Department of the Classics Mark Schiefsky, Professor of the Classics (Chair) Kathleen M.

FAS Registrar's Office