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Livy Line by Line: 4.1 Part 2

Step 1: The Text as a Whole (quickly read, look up vocab) Forte quadam divinitus super ripas Tiberis effusus lenibus stagnis nec adiri usquam ad iusti cursum poterat amnis et posse quamvis...

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Livy Line by Line: 1.4 Part 1

The Story So Far: In the first 3 chapters of Book 1, Livy has discussed the pre-history of Rome. At the end of chapter 3, the city of Alba Longa has been founded. The last king, Aventinus, has...

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My New Favorite Latin Lexicon

You are proficient in a language not when you can translate it into your own, but when you no longer need to.  As a historian of Christianity from roughly Augustine (4th century) to early modern Europe (17th century), I find myself reading a lot of Latin. Call it immersion...

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