Fabula 4a) Quīntus et Gāius ad lūdum sērō adueniunt

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Horātia cum amīcīs ad lūdum festīnat. Quīntus lentē ambulat, in uiā amīcum uidet, nōmine Gāium; eum uocat. Gāius ad lūdum festīnat sed ubi Quīntum audit, consistit et “quid facis, Quīnte?” inquit; “festīnāre dēbēs. sērō ad lūdum uenis. ego festīnō.” Quīntus respondet: “non sērō uenimus, Gāi, nec festīnāre possum; fessus sum.” Gāium iubet manere. ille anxius est sed manet. lentē ad… Read more »

Respondē Latīnē in Capitulō Tertiō (5 ways)

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Quid vendunt Scintilla et Horātia?  Scintilla et Horātia fīcōs et olīvās vendunt. Scintilla et Horātia fīcōs et olīvās vendunt. Scintilla et Horātia fīcōs et olīvās vendunt. Scintilla et Horātia olīvās et fīcōs vendunt. Fīcōs et olīvās Scintilla et Horātia vendunt. Quae mercēs aliī in forō vendunt? Aliī ūvās et lānam et fīcōs vendunt. Aliī ūvās vendunt, aliī lānam vendunt, aliī… Read more »

Amateur U.K. Archaeologists Stumble on a Roman Masterpiece

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The mosaic that slowly emerged from the earth is part of a Roman villa, thought to date from 380 A.D., toward the end of the period of Roman domination of England. The find is being described as the most important of its type in Britain in more than half a century, and in this picturesque, riverside village of thatched cottages,… Read more »

Consilium Bonum: Cerego and Vocabulary

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Salvēte omnēs, Cerego Link: https://cerego.com/join/bret-mulligan/scrinium Learning vocabulary is a integrative, multi-platform process. We read, hear, and use (write and speak) words; but we are also using Cerego to ensure that no words fall through the cracks. As we gain a better sense of the rhythm of vocabulary practice with Cerego, I wanted to share with a sample plan for reviewing a chapter’s… Read more »

Vocabulary Advice from Maiōrēs

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Salvēte discipulī, Although is no single method for learning, every learner needs a method, one that suites their learning style, weaknesses, and strengths. As one of your past classmates said, “In reality, the Delphic scripture has never been so relevant – you need to know what works for you.” Sound advice! We’ll be working together on one mode of Vocabulary acquisition and… Read more »

Chose the Virtuous Path: a Note on Academic Integrity at Haverford

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In a community that thrives on relationships between students and faculty that are based on trust and respect, it is crucial that students understand a professor’s expectations and what it means to do academic work with integrity. Plagiarism and cheating, even if unintentional, undermine the values of the Honor Code and the ability of all students to benefit from the… Read more »

Rise & Fall of the Roman Empire

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From modest beginnings on the banks of the Tiber, the Roman Empire eventually spanned from the Atlantic to the Persian Gulf and Scotland to Upper Egypt. This time-lapsed movie traces the expansion and decay of the Roman Empire, its split into Eastern and Western Empires in 395 CE, and the eventual collapse of its successor state, the Byzantine Empire in 1461 CE.