A Latin Dictionary is a popular English-language lexicographical work of the ancient Latin language, completed in 1879, published by the Oxford University Press, and still widely used by classical scholars and Latinists. ...more on Wikipedia about "A Latin Dictionary"
In Latin grammar, the ablative absolute (Ablativus absolutus) is a noun phrase cast in the ablative case. It indicates the time, condition, or attending circumstances of an action being described in the main sentence. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ablative absolute"
Auctoritas is the latin word for authority. According to Benveniste, it comes from the verb augeo ("to augment"): the auctor is is qui auget, the one who augments the act - or the juridical situation - of another. The English word " Author" also derives from auctoritas and augeo. ...more on Wikipedia about "Auctoritas"
Classical Latin is the form of the Latin language used by the ancient Romans in what is usually regarded as "classical" Latin literature. Its use spanned the Golden Age of Latin literature—broadly the 1st century BC and the early 1st century AD—possibly extending to the Silver Age—broadly the 1st and 2nd centuries. ...more on Wikipedia about "Classical Latin"
Claudian letters were developed by, and named after, the Roman Emperor Claudius (reigned 41– 54). He introduced three new letters: ...more on Wikipedia about "Claudian letters"
The Coena Cypriani (The Supper of Cyprianus), or De Coena Cypriani, is a tale generated in Europe during the early Middle Ages, perhaps during the fifth and sixth centuries, and later put into written forms in Latin by Rabanus Maurus (Hrabanus Maurus), by Johannes Hymmonides and, perhaps, by Asselin of Reims. The tradition ascribes the ancient and original authorship to Cyprian of Carthage (Saint Cyprianus). ...more on Wikipedia about "Coena Cypriani"
The Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (CIL) is a comprehensive collection of ancient Latin inscriptions. It forms an authoritative source for documenting the surviving epigraphy of classical antiquity. Public and personal inscriptions throw light on all aspects of Roman life and history. ...more on Wikipedia about "Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum"
The phrase Dog Latin refers to the creation of a phrase or jargon in imitation of Latin, often by directly translating English words (or those of other Eupropean languages) into Latin without conjugation or declension. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dog Latin"
The term Ecclesiastical Latin (sometimes called Church Latin) refers to the Latin language as used in documents of the Roman Catholic Church and in its Latin liturgies. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ecclesiastical Latin"
Father Reginald Foster is a Roman Catholic priest and monk of the order of Discalced Carmelites. He is an American, having been born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin around 60 years ago. He currently works in the "Latin Letters" department of the Vatican. He is best known for his famous Latin summer courses which he holds every year. These courses are attended by students and scholars from around the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Father Reginald Foster"
The golden age of Latin literature, in Latin Latinitas aurea, is a period consisting roughly of the time from 75 BC to AD 14, covering the end of the Roman Republic and the reign of Augustus Caesar. Many Classicists believe that this period represents the peak of Latin literature, and that its usage of the artificial and heavily stylized literary language known as Classical Latin represents the ideal norm which other writers should follow. Classical Latin continued to be used into the Silver Age of Latin literature, the 1st and 2nd centuries. ...more on Wikipedia about "Golden Age of Latin literature"
Hiberno-Latin, also called Hisperic Latin, was a playful and learned sort of Latin literature created and spread by Irish monks during the period from the sixth century to the tenth century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hiberno-Latin"
Homo sacer is an obscure figure of Roman law: a person who is banned may be killed by anybody, but may not be sacrificed in a religious ritual. The person is excluded from all civil rights, while his/her life is deemed "holy" in a negative sense. ...more on Wikipedia about "Homo sacer"
Honorificabilitudinitatibus is a word appearing in act five, scene one of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. It is (in the quote) the ablativus absolutus plural of the medieval Latin word honorificabilitudinitas, which can be translated as "the state of being able to achieve honours." Only appearing once in Shakespeare's works, it is a hapax legomenon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Honorificabilitudinitatibus"
Humanist Latin is a name given to the distinctive Latin style developed by the humanist movement during the European Renaissance in the fifteenth century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Humanist Latin"
Justitium is a concept of Roman law, equivalent to the declaration of the state of exception. It was usually declared following a sovereign's death, during the troubled period of interregnum, but also in case of invasions. However, in this last case, it was not as much the physical danger of invasion that justified the instauration of a state of exception, as the consequences that the news of the invasion had in Roma - for example, justitium was proclamed at the news of Hannibal's attacks. ...more on Wikipedia about "Justitium"
The Kennedy Professorship of Latin is the senior professorship of Latin at the University of Cambridge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kennedy Professor of Latin"
Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. It gained wide usage as the formal language of the Roman Empire. An inflectional and synthetic language, Latin relies little on word order, conveying meaning through a system of affixes attached to word stems. The Latin alphabet, derived from the Greek, remains the most widely-used alphabet in the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin"
In Latin, there are four main patterns of conjugation composed of groups of verbs that are conjugated following similar patterns. As in other languages, Latin verbs have a passive voice and an active voice. Furthermore, there exist deponent and semi-deponent Latin verbs (verbs with a passive form but active meaning), as well as defective verbs (verbs with a perfect form but present meaning). ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin conjugation"
(Latin grammar) Note: The words dea, goddess, and filia, daughter, take the ending ābus instead of īs in the dative and ablative plural; otherwise they would look exactly the same as god, deīs and son, filiīs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin grammar" This text is made on http://www.shortopedia.com
Latin literature, the body of written works in the Latin language, remains one of the most enduring aspects of the culture of ancient Rome. The Romans produced many works of poetry, comedy, tragedy, satire, history, and rhetoric, drawing heavily on the traditions of other cultures and particularly on the more matured literary tradition of Greece. ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin literature"
The Latin nouns in this list are given first in the nominative case and then in the genitive (the latter of which yields all of the oblique forms). For full declension of all forms of a Latin nouns, see Latin declension. This list also contains the English derivatives which descend from each noun. Nouns which were borrowed into Latin (i.e. corona from Greek) are not included here unless Latin was the first language in which the word was written (see persōna, pǒpulus, satelles). The external links ** go to the hypothetical Indo-European root of that particular noun. ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin nouns"
(Latin regional pronunciation) * Singing Early Music, ed. Timothy McGee, Indiana University Press. ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin regional pronunciation"
Latin orthography did not distinguish between long and short vowels. For the modern use of macrons (āēīōū) to mark long vowels, see below. Consonants written double were so pronounced (BB , CC etc.). For example anus (old woman) or ānus (ring, anus) vs. annus (year). ...more on Wikipedia about "Latin spelling and pronunciation"
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