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London :: United Kingdom | 1 month ago

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Time up on export bar for 500-year-old dictionary It is believed the dictionary was written in the north of England. The deadline on an export bar to stop a 500-year-old dictionary from leaving the UK has passed. The export bar was put in place last

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Rome :: Italy | 5 months ago

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The Vatican on Friday launched a revamped version of its Latin-language journal "Latinitas" intended to draw new students to the official language of the Church. Edited by the Pontifical Academy for Latin, Latinitas is published four times a year and

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Saskatoon :: Canada | 9 months ago

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To modern readers, it tends to have a highly Judeo-Christian connotation and a moral quality, says University of Saskatchewan historian John Porter. But for Romans, virtus (pronounced wir-tus) was the quality of manliness. "It had a lot to do with

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Helsinki :: Finland | 1 year ago

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Leah Whittington, an English professor at Harvard, catches the news bulletins on her iPod while strolling to classes. Daniel Blanchard, a professional countertenor in Paris, used to listen on shortwave radio, but now, he uses an iPod, too...No, it's

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Rome :: Italy | 1 year ago

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One of that generation of post-war intellectuals who rose to the top of the academic tree in spite of humble childhood circumstances, Peter Walsh was a Latinist of huge range the author of definitive studies of texts from the classical period, but

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London :: United Kingdom | 1 year ago

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Pope Benedict XVI posts first tweet in Latin The Pope personally approves messages sent in his name Pope Benedict XVI has posted his first Twitter message in Latin...And he answered: "To pray constantly, do justice, love goodness, and walk humbly

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Andrew Medichini/AP Pope Benedict XVI is right to encourage the study of Latin. To be one of the lucky few who took Latin in high school is to know how living this dead language is in our everyday lives...The word joins trans, meaning across, and

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Vatican City :: Vatican City | over 1 year ago

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If you don't know what that means, Pope Benedict is on your case. In fact, he's not only on your case, he's on your declension, your conjugation, your tense, your person, your voice and your mood. "Pro Dei amore Latinam linguam discite" means "For

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Zurich :: Switzerland | over 1 year ago

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Latin teachers are trying new ways to sell the traditional subject to pupils and parents. There has been heated argument in Switzerland lately about the position of Latin in the educational system. As in other European countries, it was traditionally

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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35 am Andreas Solaro/Agence France-Presse Getty Images Pope Benedict waved to pilgrims at his summer residence on Wednesday. It seems that Latin is a dead language that refuses to lie down. Reports from the Vatican say Pope Benedict XVI is launching

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