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Monthly Archives / September 2015

  • Sep 29 / 2015
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Latin

10 Advantages to Taking Online Classes

10 reasons to take Online Classes

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

Want to learn Ancient Greek or Latin but have trouble fitting a class into your busy schedule, or even finding a great teacher? Carmenta has the solution! Our teachers and tutors have degrees from top universities and our live audio-video Skype classes work with your schedule. Here are 10 advantages to taking online classes from the Open Education Data Base website. Continue Reading

  • Sep 25 / 2015
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Latin

The 10 Coolest Dead Languages

Illuminated manuscript with text in Latin and French

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

Why learn a language everyone else is learning when you can learn the “Ryan Gosling of Dead Languages”? Jessica Misener of Buzzfeed ranks the coolest Dead Languages from Aramaic and Norse to Ancient Greek and Latin. Where do the classical languages fall in level of awesomeness? Read on and find out! Continue Reading

  • Sep 22 / 2015
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Latin

Roman Religious Cake: Placenta

Pastry with cheese and honey

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

No, it’s not the “placenta” you’re thinking of but an ancient Roman savory-sweet pastry with cheese and honey. Check out this recipe at Pass The Garum and cook yourself a delicious snack! Continue Reading

  • Sep 18 / 2015
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Latin

Why Learn Latin

Students studying Latin

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

At Carmenta, we think everyone should learn Latin and Ancient Greek – and other’s agree with us! Check out N.S. Gill’s list of reasons why all good students should study. What do you think? Continue Reading

  • Sep 15 / 2015
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Latin

Ancient House Shows the Spread of Roman Suburbia

Excavation site in ancient Roman Suburb

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

A Roman home recently excavated on the Quirinal Hill may prove that in the 6th century B.C, the city of Rome Rome stretched farther than archaeologists previously thought. Check out this excellent article from Britain’s Telegraph and learn more. Continue Reading

  • Sep 08 / 2015
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Ancient Greek

Ancient Greek Settlement Found in Peloponnese

Atlantis

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

An expedition launched last year in the Aegean Sea may have discovered the real-life settlement of Atlantis. Found 1-3 meters below the surface of the Argonne Gulf, Archeologists found building foundations and paved streets, with more discoveries to be announced within the next few weeks. Stay tuned as the expedition comes to a close! Continue Reading

  • Sep 03 / 2015
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Latin

How Do You Say ‘Wimpy Kid’ in Latin?

Want to come to my house and play?

 

Posted by Magister Andrew

Uzbek, Kazakh, and Belarusian all rank above Latin on Unesco’s list of languages into which popular literature has been translated. Vatican official Daniel Gallagher hopes to make Latin cool by introducing a Latin language version of the popular children’s story “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney. Check out “Commentarii de Inepto Puero” at your local bookstore and join the growing ranks of people reading Latin for fun! Continue Reading