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Land of Potters: The Classical Roots of English

Land of Potters: The Classical Roots of English | Latglish | Scoop.it

"Take a look at these expressions just for one minute: exempli gratia, anno domini, alumni, habeas corpus, annus horribilis, cogito ergo sum, coitus interruptus... UMMMMM what language am I writing in? In English, of course. The point is that all these Latin phrases are normally used in English and it is important to know them. However, this is not the only reason why one should learn Latin. In this post I will try to show you other advantages of these studies."

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Latin inspired the standard for all poetry - Telegraph

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Charles Moore reviews How to Read a Latin Poem by William Fitzgerald (OUP)
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The siege technology of the ancient Greeks « Katakolon Museums

The siege technology of the ancient Greeks « Katakolon Museums | Latglish | Scoop.it
Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ... At that time, they also constructed the remarkable armoured vehicles (“tanks”), such as the giant siege towers (“helepolis”), the all-powerful roofed “rams”, the effective “borers”, etc.

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Alexander the Great and George Washington | Historic Mysteries

Alexander the Great and George Washington | Historic Mysteries | Latglish | Scoop.it
He instructed them in fighting, in battle plans and in all aspect of soldering. ... This was a major success in so far as the local population, who still held Alexander in great reverence, then gave support to Lysimachus.

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The Ancient Greek World : Penn Museum : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

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‘Classical’ Gore Vidal

‘Classical’ Gore Vidal | Latglish | Scoop.it
As we note the obituaries piling up for the acclaimed author, it seems appropriate to note an item in the Guardian which touches upon Vidal’s life in Rome and are within our purview … I...
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Ostia Antica, harbour of ancient Rome: a computer reconstruction

A computer reconstruction of Ostia, the harbour of ancient Rome, at the mouth of the Tiber. A movie and stills. For more information visit www.ostia-antica.o...
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Musée de la Romanité / Elizabeth de Portzamparc

Musée de la Romanité / Elizabeth de Portzamparc | Latglish | Scoop.it
Facing the roman Arenas and amphitheater of Nîmes, crossed by the ruins and the archeological remains of the ancient roman fortifications, the main...
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Eleftheria Eleftheriou - Aphrodisiac (Greece) 2012 Eurovision Song Contest Official Preview Video

There are several classical references in this video: Eleftheria (first name meaning "freedom") Eleftheriou (surname, patronymic formed by the genitive -ou)

Aphrodisiac is substance that increases sexual desire. The name comes from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexuality and love.

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Ancient Roman Religion

emLo production -- This video takes a look into the Ancient Roman Religion. It was a video i made for my Religion class at the Art Institute of Dallas. Enjoy...
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Greek and Latin Texts with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary

Greek and Latin Texts with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary | Latglish | Scoop.it
free digital files for the textbook series written by Geoffrey Steadman...

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Merriam-Webster Online- Top 10 Words That Come from "Mother"

Merriam-Webster Online- Top 10 Words That Come from "Mother" | Latglish | Scoop.it
Top Ten Lists - Top 10 Words That Come from "Mother"
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A Day in the Life of an Ancient History Undergraduate: Latin’s New Frontier

A Day in the Life of an Ancient History Undergraduate: Latin’s New Frontier | Latglish | Scoop.it
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Ancient Greek Swords | Ancient Civilization

Ancient Greek Swords | Ancient Civilization | Latglish | Scoop.it
These weapons in most cases were used by the Hoplites and the Spartans. The Hoplite served in Ancient Greek City States as a citizen and a soldier. Ancient Greek Warfare was usually between various independent nations.

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The Battle of The Granicus

The Battle of the Granicus River in May 334 BC was the first of three major battles fought between Alexander the Great and the Persian Empire ...youtube.com...

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Even More Classical Beer

Even More Classical Beer | Latglish | Scoop.it
Tip ‘o the pileus to Max Nelson of UWindsor fame for pointing us to some more beer brands to have at our ultimate Classical conference. We’ll just mention in passing this Caesar Augustu...
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La oda pindárica de Londres 2012

La oda pindárica de Londres 2012 | Latglish | Scoop.it
El alcalde de Londres, el conservador Boris Johnson, recitó una oda olímpica en griego antiguo que comisionó especialmente para los Juegos Olímpicos en la capital británica. Johnson, que estudió le...
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Thermae Romae Manga/Movie!

Thermae Romae Manga/Movie! | Latglish | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, we first mentioned the existence of some Japanese Manga (a.k.a comic, although they’re closer to graphic novels than what we North Americans think of as comics) called ...
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Orpheus and Eurydice

A retelling of the classic Greek myth in music and animation. Created by Grand Canonical at University of California, Berkeley in 2008 as part of Campus Movi...

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The Best Ancient Roman Baby Names

The Best Ancient Roman Baby Names | Latglish | Scoop.it
Rarely does a whole class of names from a place or historical period undergo this widespread a revival, but several forces are at work that are making us take a fresh look at ancient Roman names.

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Biscuit - Words of the World

Biscuit - Words of the World | Latglish | Scoop.it
A short video about the word Biscuit. Part of the Words of the World project for the the University of Nottingham's School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
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Ancient Greek Cities in Italy - Magna Graecia

Explore the virtual streets of the original Greek colonies of Italy, and experience the creation of the Magna Graecia.

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