The revival of Latin: Resurrexit vere | The Economist

WHEN Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February he used Latin, giving a scoop to Giovanna Chirri, the only journalist present who understood his words. That was a timely reminder of Latin’s unlikely survival—and revival—as a living language. Radio Bremen, a German station, has broadcast a weekly news roundup called Nuntii Latini Septimanales since 2001. Finland’s […]

Get Greater Recall With Latin Vocabulary Using Web-based Flash Cards

One of the challenges students are faced with in the study of Latin is, of course, the acquisition of vocabulary. After the initial shock of the complexity of the Latin grammatical system wears off, and students are finally used to the idea of morphology, how can we efficiently teach students to acquire vocabulary? There are many […]

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