Iter Epigraphicum Latinum Apud Collegium Havefordiense (aka Latin Inscription Scavenger Hunt!)

Bret Mulligan   April 15, 2016   Comments Off on Iter Epigraphicum Latinum Apud Collegium Havefordiense (aka Latin Inscription Scavenger Hunt!)

Salvete discipuli! Ante diem Lunae, vos epigraphia Latina in campo nostro invenire debetis! Sunt Septem epigraphia Latina in campo nostro (puto).  Vestra epigraphia inventa documentare debetis (in picturis, in photographis, etc.). Potestis petere cum sociō/ā atque inventa vestra documentare. Significationes (i.e. “hints”) Tria epigraphia sunt in horologiīs. In uno epigraphioō sedere potestis. Tria epigraphia dicunt dictum Haverfordiense (id est: non doctior… Read more »

Ovid Met. 3.359-369 (prose re-write)

Bret Mulligan   April 26, 2016   Comments Off on Ovid Met. 3.359-369 (prose re-write)

Ēchō nōn erat vōx. Ēchō cōrpus adhūc habēbāt et tamen gārrula ūsum ōris habēbāt nōn alium quam nūnc habet [360] . dē mūltīs verbīs ūt vērba novīssima rēddere posset. Iūnō hoc fēcerat, quia, cum nymphās in monte sub Iove suō iacentēs saepe dēprēndere posset , illa prūdēns [i.e. Echō] deam [i.e. Iūnōnem] longō sermōne tenēbat, dum nymphae fugerent. postquam Sāturnia hoc sēnsit, 365 ‘hūius‘ ait ‘linguae, quā sum dēlūsa, potestās parva tibi dabitur vōcisque brevissimus ūsus,’ rēque minās firmat…. Read more »

Outline of the Fabulae de Itinere Subterraneo

Bret Mulligan   April 25, 2016   Comments Off on Outline of the Fabulae de Itinere Subterraneo

Salvete discipuli, What follows are summaries of the sentences in the fabula. I have intentionally not replicated the vocabulary or structure of the sentences. Instead these summaries give you the “gist” of what’s happening. Basic Summary: Niels jumps in a hole, orbits a planet, is attacked by two animals, and is arrested on charges of assaulting a sentient tree. Sentence Summaries: There’s a… Read more »

Under English Garden, ‘Unparalleled’ Remains of Roman Villa

Bret Mulligan   April 18, 2016   Comments Off on Under English Garden, ‘Unparalleled’ Remains of Roman Villa

LONDON — The geraniums grew in an oblong stone vessel, and no one ever thought much about it. But when Luke Irwin, a rug designer in the county of Wiltshire, England, hired workmen to lay electric cables under his yard, so that his son could have light in a barn when the family played table tennis, they uncovered an intricate… Read more »

Ex. 8: Translation

Bret Mulligan   April 18, 2016   Comments Off on Ex. 8: Translation

There for the first time having set forth onto land they saw not a few of the inhabitants. The inhabitants, when they had caught sight of an unheard-of race of people, fled in a throng into a large wood. Our men, having fol- lowed the natives, at last captured a woman. When they had led her to the ships, they… Read more »

Diplōma Haverfordiensis

Bret Mulligan   April 17, 2016   Comments Off on Diplōma Haverfordiensis

  Societas Conlegī Haverfordiensis in Reē Publicā Pennsylvaniensī NOMEN alumnumque Praesidī Conlegī et Professoribus cursum suum academicum probavit, ad gradum Baccalaurei in Artibus magnā cum laude admīsit, eīque omnia iura et privilegia ad hunc honorem pertinentia concessit. In cuius reī testimonium hīsce litterīs sigillō Societatis munitīs diē [ ] mensis [ ]  anno Dominī [ ] Nos , Praesēs Conlegī… Read more »

Selection from Book 1 of Sepúlveda’s Dē orbe novō

Bret Mulligan   April 11, 2016   Comments Off on Selection from Book 1 of Sepúlveda’s Dē orbe novō

Eō annō Colōnus nautam Lūsitānum aegrōtum apud sē accēpit ut ille cūrārētur. Cum nauta Lūsitānus iam prope mortem esset, viam Colōnō aperuit, quā ad terrās novās nāvigāre licēbat, quia novae illae terrae ā Lūsitānō iam vīsae erant. Colōnus statim intellēxit sē rem maximam audīvisse et illās terrās invenīre cupīvit. Omnēs dīcēbant Colōnum auxilium et pecūniam pe- tere dēbēre. “Sī rēx,”… Read more »

LNM Ch. XI Ex. 4, 5, 7

Bret Mulligan   April 5, 2016   Comments Off on LNM Ch. XI Ex. 4, 5, 7

  Ex. 4 1. Putantēs igitur Ūtopiēnsēs nōn habēre id quō nōn ūtēbantur, dēcrēvērunt ēlegantiā suā deōs quōsdam repraesentāre et miserōrum Ūtopiēnsium oculōs splendōre suō praestringere. 2. Itaque Anemōliī in urbem ingressī sunt vestīmenta pulcherrima gerentēs, anulīs aureīs, monīlibus ex pileīs pendentibus, margarītīs fulgentibus ōrnātī. 3. Nec minus operae pretium erat vidēre quōmodo Ūtopiēnsēs Anemōliōrum servōs reverenter salūtantēs legātōs sine… Read more »