Category Archives: Latin

QOTD: Cicero via Wheelock

I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this quote. It’s quite amusing, at least to me: Nasica ad poetam Ennium venit. Cum ad ianuam Ennium quaesivisset et serva respondisset eum in casa non esse, sensit illam domini iussu id … Continue reading

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Latin QOTD: Augustine

et quis locus est in me, quo veniat in me deus meus ? quo deus veniat in me, deus, qui fecit caelum et terram? itane, domine deus meus, est quicquam in me, quod capiat te? an vero caelum et terra, … Continue reading

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About a Certain Youth (De Quodam Iuvene)

We are translating a very interesting passage in Latin today. I must say that I have enjoyed this class. Both Wheelock and Dr. Williams supply readers with a variety of readings that keep the translator entertained and drives him to … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Ælfric’s Colloqu

Here’s a fun little passage on learning. Enjoy. Nos pueri rogamus te, magister, ut doceas nos loqui latialiter recte, quia idiote sumus et corrupte loquimur. Quid uultis loqui? Quid curamus quid loquamur, nisi recta locutio sit et utilis, non anilis … Continue reading

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Cicero via Wheelock

This coming semester I will be working through Wheelock’s Latin once again. It is the required textbook for my Theological Latin course at SEBTS. Hopefully the vocabulary and paradigms will stick a bit better this time around. One thing Wheelock … Continue reading

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QOTD: Theodore of Mopsuestia

There are therefore two things that contribute to a person’s attaining beatitude: correct views on doctrine, for the purpose of having a dutiful and upright attitude toward God, and a disciplined moral upbringing, for living in an honorable and sound … Continue reading

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Esther: Page One of the Glossa Ordinaria

I thought that I might share a little of the work I have been doing. Below you will find the first 4 of 89 pages of the diglot I have been working on. The first page is of the Glossa. … Continue reading

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