Twitter. Metamorphoses. Influential mythological narrative poem by Roman poet Ovid Title page of 1556 edition published by Joannes Gryphius (decorative border added subsequently).
Hayden White Rare Book Collection, University of California, Santa Cruz The Metamorphoses (Latin: Metamorphōsēs, from Ancient Greek: μεταμορφώσεις: "Transformations") is an 8 AD Latin narrative poem by the Roman poet Ovid, considered his magnum opus. The Latin Library. Catullus. Bibliotheca Augustana. Please forgive the self-promotion. just months away from its dry pumice polishing now, a new way to look at a charming old poet. Roman Intellectual Life – o pietas animi. Kathy Piller sur Twitter : "The results of today's Catullus 64 review activity...students had to illustrate part of it, and then the other groups had to guess the Latin lines that matched! I am super impressed with the Minotaur drawing skills! #latinteach.
Explore the battles that won Rome its empire using this #DigitalMap. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Martial, : the twelve books of Epigrams,. Page [unnumbered] Page [unnumbered] Page [unnumbered] / ~Ofl5rr -eR, / ly6 lv.
10 Reasons You Should Be Reading Martial — Partisan. MARCUS VALERIUS MARTIALIS, generally known as Martial, was born around 40 and died in the years just after 100 AD/CE.
He spent most of his adult life in Rome, in the century immediately after Augustan poets like Virgil and Horace had brought Latin poetry to an artistic pinnacle. Martial worked in the “lesser” genre of satirical epigram, but through twelve books he perfected that form and his work still largely defines what we mean when we use the word “epigrammatic.” With two new translations of Martial’s Epigrams recently published, here are ten reasons to give the great Roman satirist a try.
Martial Epigrams 7 18 in Latin, with adjustable running vocabulary. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. Full text of "The reflector" The Brevity and Quickness of Life. Pliny, Letters 3.7 To Caninius Rufus “I have just learned that Silius Italicus ended his life by starvation in Naples.
Sickness was the cause of death, really: he had an untreatable tumor whose pain made him escape by death. He made it to his final day happy and fortunate, except that he lost his two younger songs. He left the older and better son successful and already of consular rank. Paul Davis sur Twitter : "'The Dying Gaul', probably commissioned by Caesar (found in what once were his gardens), respecting the dignity and honour of one who would rather die than succumb to the rule of Rome. The sense of aching loss is breathtaking.… h.
Inside the House of Livia on the Palatine. Knowing that these rooms were also familiar to Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, and Claudius makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.… AP Latin: There’s Bad News…And…Worse News. AP Latin: There’s Bad News…And…Worse News – Magister P. I ran texts from the AP Latin syllabus through Voyant Tools: 6,300 total words in length2,800 forms (i.e. aberant + abest = 2)1,100 meanings/lemmas (i.e. aberant + abest = 1 meaning of “awayness”)* Based on the research of Paul Nation (2000), 98% of vocabulary must be understood in order to just…read…a text.
According to Nation’s research, then, Latin students must understand about 1,080 words in order to read the AP syllabus texts. There’s a catch. Phebe sur Twitter : "I think Ovid was actually Not horny when he wrote all that horny poetry. Think about it. It’s way too contemplative, not Catullan. But also not creatively and emotional sterile like Martial, who wasn’t horny, just ambitious. I hate Ma. Catullus, fucking legendary if only for writing poems THAT good when he was THAT horny.… "Inscribed in Latin are the secrets of our deepest cultural memory, secrets that demand to be read."
□phebe sur Twitter : "Uh, so, if you like charmingly eloquent novels about queer community and intellectual enlightenment and gothic caricature and true love, starring a VIRGIN CLASSICIST and ENTHUSIASTIC CONSENT, set in the English countryside, check out. Beach Reading: Ten Easy Latin Works. Looking for something to read this summer?
The best way to improve your fluency in Latin is to read a lot of Latin, and the simplest way to read a lot is to read Latin that’s easy. So, here is a list of ten Latin works that are interesting and easy — at least they’re easy relative to other Latin works. Some of these might not be on your bookshelves already, so I’ve also provided links to versions of each text available free online. 1.