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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Similar antropomorphic imagines were designed by Johannes Romberch von Host in his Con-gestorium artifi ciosae memoriae,published for the fi rst time in 1520. He associated the declention of nouns to body parts: if we want remember the word “smith” in the nominative case, we should mark him with a blister on his head, in the accusative with a blister on the chest, in the vocative on the belly, etc.; the singular forms are supposed to be dressed up, while the plurals are nude.

      Memory methods for Latin Grammar that could be interesting.

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  3. Aug 2020
    1. pe quaerere.

      Sammlung kroatischer neulateinischer Autoren, letzte Stand 2014 (?)

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  7. Dec 2019
    1. Pandæmonium

      Pandaemonium ("All demons" in Latin), was the capital of Hell in Milton's Paradise Lost (II.119-69).

    2. We learned Latin and English

      In addition to French, it stands to reason that Victor and Elizabeth would have also known German, since it was still the predominant language in Switzerland at the time. English and Latin bear mentioning since they were less common in Switzerland, at least for daily use. Latin also draws a connection to Victor's studies, since much of his course instruction would have been in Latin.

  8. Feb 2019
  9. Nov 2017
    1. Sophiam vidi, et illacum confabulatus sum.… sedebamus in limine, collo brachia dabam… et ejus manubus oscula dabam. Mitis, amica, loqax, et flexibilis illa videbatem… ei oculos infixa… eam amavi.………… Instanto temporis, quo me felcissimum mortalium esse putavi, advenit Lewis cum P. Johnson.… Ego usquead horam nonam moratus sum; tum, illis relictis, cui somitum Guliel.o Beachocum.

      I saw Sophia, and talked with her. We were sitting in the foyer, my neck in her arms. I gave her a damn kiss. Mild, dear friend, talkative, and flexible she seemed. Her eyes fixed. I loved her. At this exact instant of time, when I thought I was the happiest man alive, Lewis and P. Johnson came in. I stayed til nine o'clock, then I left them and went to sleep with William Beach.

    1. John mihi dixit id esse _verum_, de Mrs. Elmere, quod suspicerer; scie. ut illa fiat _ebria_

      John told me that it was true, what [?] had suspected about Mrs. Elmere; namely, that she was drunk.

  10. Apr 2017
    1. felo de se

      Felo de se is the archaic, legal Latin term for suicide. Literally, it means "makes a felon of him/herself".

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  12. Jan 2016
    1. de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

      http://nwalsh.com/comp.fonts/FAQ/cf_36.htm

      "Lorem ipsum is latin, slightly jumbled, the remnants of a passage from Cicero's de Finibus 1.10.32, which begins 'Neque porro quisquam est qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit...' [There is no one who loves pain itself, who seeks after it and wants to have it, simply because it is pain.]. [de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, written in 45 BC, is a treatise on the theory of ethics very popular in the Renaisance.]

  13. Feb 2014
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    1. Res [Latin, A thing.] An object, a subject matter, or a status against which legal proceedings have been instituted. For example, in a suit involving a captured ship, the seized vessel is the res, and proceedings of this nature are said to be in rem. Res, however, does not always refer to tangible Personal Property. In matrimonial actions, for example, the res is the marital status of the parties.

      Latin for: a thing

      An object, a subject matter, or a status against which legal proceedings have been instituted.

    2. res (rayz) n. Latin, thing. In law lingo res is used in conjunction with other Latin words as "thing that."