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Latin: Term 9

The course is designed for students developing their skills in Latin approaching an advanced level of facility in the language.

 

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2012-09-26 11:28
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Image collection Victorious charioteer, Hunting scene, El Djem Amphitheatre, El Djem Amphitheatre, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, 'Riot in the Amphitheatre', Paestum tomb painting, Paestum tomb painting, Bread handouts, Gladiatorial 'stats', Pompeii Amphitheatre, Colosseum and Ludus Magnus, Colosseum, Gladiators, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, Beast hunt

These images illustrate the venues and activities associated with 'Bread and Circuses'.

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Audio BREAD & CIRCUSES (PART 1)

The poet Juvenal famously wrote:

The public has long since cast off its cares; the people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions...

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Audio BREAD AND CIRCUSES (PART 2)

This podcast is the second of two that give some information about 'Bread and Circuses' at Rome. In Part 2 we talk about what happened during the...

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 8.1 - COMMENTARY

This link takes you to a commentary on Cicero Ad Familiares 8.1 (the text of Section 6B(i) and 6B(ii) in the course book) by Frank Frost...

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 8.1 - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Cicero Ad Familiares 8.1 (the text of Section 6B(i) and 6B(ii) in the course book).

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.8 - COMMENTARY

This link takes you to a commentary of Cicero Ad Familiares 2.8 (Section 6B(iii) of your course book), by Frank Frost Abbott.

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.8 - TRANSLATION

This link takes to to a translation of Cicero Ad Familiares 2.8 (Section 6B(iii) of your course book).

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 8.14 - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Cicero Ad Familiares 8.14

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Link LATIN DECLENSION QUIZ

This link takes you to a nice little quiz where you can test your knowledge of Latin declensions. N.B., though, that this is an American site, so...

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Link LATIN TRANSLATION TOOL

THis link takes you to a rather useful Latin translation tool. It'll do Latin to English or English to Latin. Just type the word into the box and...

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Link ONLINE LATIN DICTIONARY

This is quite a useful (although not comprehensive) online Latin dictionary, which also declines or conjugates the words for you. It's well worth...

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 8.9 - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Cicero Ad Familiares 8.9

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Link CICERO Ad. Fam. 8.9: An gravius aliquid scribam: Roman seniores write to iuvenes

This link takes you to an interesting article about the way older Romans like Cicero write letters to younger ones like Caelius.

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Link CICERO AND CAELIUS: A FEMINIST ANALYSIS OF ROMAN FRIENDSHIP RELATIONS

This link takes to to an excerpt from Hierarchy, Unity, and Imitation: A Feminist Rhetorical Analysis of Power Dynamics in Paul's Letter to...

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.11 - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Cicero, Ad. Fam. 2.11.

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.11 - COMMENTARY

This link takes you to a commentary on Cicero, Ad Fam., 2.11 by Frank Frost Abbott.

 

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 8.16 - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Cicero, Ad Fam. 8.16 - Section 6B(vii) in our course book.

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 8.16 - COMMENTARY

This link takes you to a commentary on Cicero, Ad Fam., 8.16 - Section 6B(vii) in our coursebook.

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Link CICERO AD FAMILIARES 2.16 - TRANSLATION

This link takes you to a translation of Cicero Ad Fam. 2.16 - Section 6B(viii) of our coursebook.

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Link KEEP UP YOUR LATIN DURING THE INTERREGNUM

If you would like to practise your Latin word endings before the course resumes as LATIN: TERM 10 next September, this site site has some good...

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Link PRACTISE YOUR LATIN DURING THE INTERREGNUM

This site gives you lots of exercises to self-test your grammar and vocabulary.

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Link MERRY SATURNALIA, EVERYBODY!

Did the Romans invent Christmas? Of course they did! :-)

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Link WHO SPEAKS LATIN NOWADAYS?

The journalist who broke the news of the Pope's resignation got the scoop because she understood spoken Latin!

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