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September 2008 Blog Posts (7)

$125,000 Salary for Master LATIN Teachers

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, recently featured on the front page of the New York Times. You may view the article by copying this link:



http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/07/nyregion/07charter.html



TEP is a new 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. Applications are now being accepted for teaching positions in Latin, Math, Science, English,… Continue

Added by tepcharter on September 30, 2008 at 1:18pm — No Comments

'Podcasting and the Classics' APA 2009 speaker Patrick Hunt cited in the NYTtimes

His podcast, "How Did Hannibal Cross the Alps," was part of an article titled "The Camera-Friendly, Perfectly Pixelated, Easily Downloadable Celebrity Academic," by Virginia Heffernan in The College Issue, NYTimes 21 September 2008.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/21/magazine/21youtube-t.html?_r=3&oref=slogin&pagewanted=print

Added by Chris Ann Matteo on September 22, 2008 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Epode 9- Squeamish Allowed

Blessed Maecenas, when will I, happy, by the grace of Jove, drink vintage Caecuban at the victory banquet with you, in your great house with victorious Caesar, the lyre playing a Dorian march with barbarian flutes mixed in? Just as we recently celebrated, when the retreating Neptunian leader, threatening chains on the city which he dragged from his friends-- perfidious slaves-- flew through the straits, his ships in flames.



A Roman—God! (future generations will deny it)—made over to… Continue

Added by Bill Parsons on September 22, 2008 at 4:28am — No Comments

Comenius Project

The Project of recording the works of John Amos Comenius has now commenced over at Latinum.
Digital texts of the Orbis Senualim Pictus are available in Latin, with parallel translations in Polish, Czech, German,French, and English.

The Orbis is an ideal text for introducing children to Latin.
The plates in the version called KLEINER LATEINER are the clearest - this is also available on Google Books.

Added by Molendinarius on September 22, 2008 at 4:26am — 2 Comments

Breaking News: College Board statement on AP Latin Literature, Sept. 18, 2008

New from the College Board:



AP Latin Literature

We at the College Board value the study of Latin just as we value the study of other subjects ranging from biology to German to art history, for each of which we offer one high-quality AP Examination. We want to provide the same level of support for Latin as we do for other AP subject reas, but this entails focusing our efforts on one rather than two separate P Latin courses. It is the opinion of our World Languages Academic… Continue

Added by Andrew Reinhard on September 18, 2008 at 11:50am — 10 Comments

Epode 8- not for the squeamish

Time to start in with my Horace translations again. Epode 8 is definately not for those easily offended.











Epode 8

Horace

Tr. William Parsons





You ask me, you pig, over and over again, what wilts my manhood, while you are the one with the one black tooth, with old age plowing your brow with wrinkles, and your filthy asshole, with shit still on it, gaping between boney ass cheeks like some cow's! But what really gets me is your… Continue

Added by Bill Parsons on September 14, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Latinum’s Comenius Project

As I am getting near to the end of Adler's Grammar - and my speed at marking up the text is increasing, I am looking forward to my next project, connected with providing online resources for someone wishing to become fluent in Latin. And so, with an eye on the next step in developing my Latinity, I have started to make preparations for phase II:



Latinum’s Comenius Project



Project Outline August 2008







John Amos Comenius ( March 28, 1592 – November 15,… Continue

Added by Molendinarius on September 8, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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