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September 2009 Blog Posts (7)

CONTRA SUPRACALEFACTIEM /IOCUST/

AD NOBILITIS/
1. quisque quid fumat, debet mulctur esse;
2. quisque quisquilias disperget, debet mulctur esse et quisquilias cogere;
3. quaeque officina qui contaminat ariam, debet claudetur esse;
4. mundus et purus debet totum esse, ariam, aquam, vias, urbim et hominum ipsum.
SCRIPSIT : Ivan Petryshyn USA

Added by Ivan Petryshyn on September 29, 2009 at 10:23am — No Comments

We are planning a trip next summer to Italy. My dad had Heart surgery a few years ago. He has had several stints and we are not sure if he will be able to make the trip. I wondered if there might be …

We are planning a trip next summer to Italy. My dad had Heart surgery a few years ago. He has had several stints and we are not sure if he will be able to make the trip. I wondered if there might be some sort of Short term medical policy that might be purchased to guard against any unforeseen… Continue

Added by Cindy Fallsen on September 20, 2009 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Latinum top 10 countries

I am finding it really interesting seeing where in the world people are coming to the Latinum site from:

Here is the most recent top ten list:

United States (US) 11,201

United Kingdom (GB) 2,037

Canada (CA) 872

Brazil (BR) 781

Germany (DE) 656

Australia (AU) 644

China (CN) 409

Korea, Republic of (KR) 325

Italy (IT) 286

Spain (ES) 270



China is steadily rising up the list.....if I could provide the podcast in Chinese and Latin, it… Continue

Added by Molendinarius on September 17, 2009 at 3:49pm — 1 Comment

Your students know more than you think....

Recent research has shown it can be demonstrated that the brain responds to newly learned information, even when it cannot be consciously recalled in a deliberative effort.



I suspect that a mechanism related to this is operating with natural language learning: not all knowledge is testable, and the brain's sub-cognitive memory is probably kicking in during language processing.....meaning the whole is greater than the sum of the parts....



Here is the… Continue

Added by Molendinarius on September 11, 2009 at 3:14am — No Comments

PYTHIA -- THE PRIESTESS OF APOLLO AT DELPHI

PYTHIA -- THE PRIESTESS OF APOLLO AT DELPHI





"Priestess of Delphi " (1891) painted by Hon. John Collier (1850-1934)



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Pythia (also called Sibyl): The priestess of Apollo at Delphi.



She delivered the answers of the god to such as came to consult the oracle, and was supposed to be suddenly inspired by the sulphureous vapors which issued from the hole of a… Continue

Added by Stephen Contrado on September 10, 2009 at 11:10pm — No Comments

Quick Question

Reading this list makes me hopeful that one of you knows the answer to this. My son may get a chance to study in Rome next semester. My question: Before he goes, do we need to get him some type of Travel health insurance or will US Medical insurance be honored there? Thanks in advance for the help!

Added by Lincoln Builds on September 10, 2009 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Operation KTHMA (role-playing course): Day 1, as it actually went down

Apologies to anyone offended by cross-posting, but since I posted about this project earlier I want to let eClassics-folk know that the course began yesterday, and that I've managed a few updates thus far. This morning, I posted a few teasing details about our first session of playing Herodotus and Thucydides as a game; other information about the course/game can also be found on… Continue

Added by Roger Travis on September 1, 2009 at 6:46am — 1 Comment

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