Helpful Latin LinksOnline dictionary to help with translation:*Nota Bene: If you are having trouble accessing the publisher's website, you can Google "Cambridge Latin Course."AWESOME Vocabulary Translator:Type in the word, press "enter," and move the mouse over it for possible definitions.*Multas gratias to Dean Anderson (class of 2011) for finding this!!!Hear epic poems in Latin:Talk with other amatores linguae Latinae in a forum!PRACTICE declining nouns (oooh, this is a good one!):A site containing links to other great Latin resources:Another link containing awesome links to texts, culture, etc.:(Check out the page listing KINDLE Latin books, very cool!)Add a Roman calendar to your Google account!Click on the bottom right corner of the calendar which says,"+ Google Calendar"Latin Moments!Kaitlin H. saw this lizard at the zoo:Not only does it have the name "Caecilius" but itsdescription uses a derivative ("habitat")!I wonder if it has a wife named Metella? :)
Isaiah R. recognized the word "umbra" in a novel and was able to translate it into "shade" or "ghost." Optime!!!Christian M. found these lines in "The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordan:"ut cum spiritu postrema sacramentum dejuremus, et hostes ornamenta addent ad ianuam necem." For a translation, check out the book (or ask Christian! :)Erica D. cleverly remembered these lines from "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe:"nemo me impune lacessit." OR "No one injures me with impunity!"Ben R. also quite cleverly recalled these lines from "The Cask of Amontillado" by Poe:"In pace requiescat." OR "May he rest in peace."Where might YOU have seen a shortened form of this...like R.I.P.?Leslie G. recognized in her Chemistry class that "per se" is a Latin phrase which means literally "through him/her/it."Check out this article delineating its possible uses: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/per_seHolland C. translated a popular English saying into Latin, while preserving the original sense of the double negative:"Non habes nullum micem pancacis!!!" OR "You ain't got no pancake mix!!!!"John C. noticed this phrase on the dollar bill: "annuit coeptis"which means literally "He favors things having been begun," or more simply, "He favors our beginnings."*Latin is hidden all over our coinage...can you find the US motto? Kaitlin H. had a Latin EXPERIENCE while playing "Nancy Drew and the Curse of Blackmoor Manor," which has TONS of Latin in it! Luis R. heard and recognized the phrase "orbis unum" in a movie- Bene! Diana M. saw a Superbowl ad for "Terra Nova," or "New Land," a new show on FOX in the fall. Paul T. noticed that in the TV show "Stargate SG-1," they referred to Latin as an "alien language" and did not know how to pronounce "ego." Eheu!~Keegan R. heard several Latin words on the CW show "Supernatural." One was "anima," or spirit.The name of the show is itself an English derivative, from "super" & "natura," which combined means literally : BEYOND NATURE :O Taylor W. told the class about "Umbreon," a Poke'mon character who is a dark-type Poke'mon. What word is that derived from??