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A group for those interested in the history of the Latin language and those who see it's benefits in a modern world.

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Doesn't seem quite classical

Started by Penelope. Last reply by Dominic Jun 22, 2016. 2 Replies

http://community.artofmanliness.com/forum/topics/virile-agiturLewis & Short is on the other side of the roomContinue

Abelard

Started by Penelope May 13, 2013. 0 Replies

Anyone studied him? My husband is reading his autobiography in English. A couple scenes turn on puns (of a kind) based on the Quincunque vult:…Continue

Teaching myself Latin, any advice?

Started by Jonathan F Smoyer. Last reply by Penelope Feb 12, 2013. 4 Replies

I have been trying to teach myself Latin for awhile now. I must admit I haven't been  faithful in studying daily but I would love to be able to at least read a passage without reaching for my…Continue

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Comment by Dominic on June 23, 2016 at 7:27am

What do you think about the charge that spoken Latin is a kind of ouroboros--that it's invented for the sake of having conventions of spoken Latin?

Comment by Penelope on June 23, 2016 at 2:35am

Mostly, I'm glad to hear there's a conventiculum in Boston.  I attended one at U. Kentucky years ago.  It was great, but it's better to have these in tourist areas.

Comment by Dominic on June 22, 2016 at 10:31am

http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2016/06/21/living-in-latin/

Brief article on a spoken Latin pedagogical conference and spoken Latin's wider ramifications for Latin education. Thoughts, ladies and gents?

Comment by Penelope on April 9, 2015 at 1:34am

Aliquis domi?

Comment by Penelope on August 20, 2012 at 7:28pm

Had all my grammars out last week to write a note to my old teacher to include with a wedding invitation: "Latina est gaudium et utilis. Convenimus in via sub terram legentes Loebis. Legebam Caesari. Legebat Xenophoni." [and if there's mistakes there, please don't tell me]

Comment by Iosephus Lvcs Gonzalez on February 24, 2012 at 1:58pm

Moq, glad to hear you liked it. And yes, Joseph, good luck with your exam, and do share interesting stuff with us!

Comment by Joseph H. on February 23, 2012 at 11:23pm

Salve!

Taking AP Latin 4 in my highschool

Currently Translating the Aeneid for class, while on the side translating Cicero's orations. National Latin Exams are coming up soon.

Love it. 

Comment by Marc Yates on February 23, 2012 at 4:36pm

Thanks, I think I'd like a good mix of audio as well as textbook learning...my attention span for textbooks isn't what it used to be!

The Latinum podcasts (audio versions of the Adler textbook course) isn't so expensive, maybe I'll get the first one and see how I go...

Comment by Iosephus Lvcs Gonzalez on February 22, 2012 at 9:01pm

Marc: I don't know which is your preferred learning style, but if you like old, public domain text books, check out http://www.textkit.com/

Comment by Marc Yates on February 22, 2012 at 3:28pm

Does anyone know of any decent free courses available online? I'd love to learn Latin, but don't want to invest any money until I know I'm serious.

I'm looking at Latinum now, but looks like the lessons are only available on YouTube... for free anyway :/

Any suggestions?

 

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