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Salvete! Is Latin dead? Well from a Linguistics point of view it is and it isn't! Just like a lot of things with human languages things aren't always as simple as we'd like them to be! Let me (try to) explain. What determines whether a language is dead or living is simply whether there are ...
by Quintus Marius Primus
on Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:51 pm
Forum: Collegium Linguarum
Topic: Is Latin dead?
Replies: 8
Views: 2120

Salvete collegae! The Vatican's attempts at giving Latin an aura of modernity and to give the impression that it is a living language is laughable at best. A committee of middle- and old-aged men sitting around coming up with terms that hardly slip off the tongue just does not do Latin justice. ...
by Quintus Marius Primus
on Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:06 pm
Forum: Collegium Linguarum
Topic: Dictionary for modern Latin
Replies: 4
Views: 1475

The programme by the BBC was great - unfortuanely not being shown anymore and there's currently no plans for another series. I think there were 13 shows/battles in total, most of them involving the Romans in one way or another, but there were a few non-Roman battles of antiquity. The software on...
by Quintus Marius Primus
on Wed Jan 28, 2004 6:09 pm
Forum: Collegium Militarium
Topic: Time Commanders
Replies: 6
Views: 1817

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