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  • Jun 17 / 2014
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Ancient Greek

Magister, Primum Non Nocere. Studying Latin and Greek Can’t Harm a Medical Career.

Erasistratus the Physician Discovers the Love of Antiochus for Stratonice by Benjamin

 

by Derick Alexandre, Ph.D.

Welcome back, budding physicians, scientists, and health care workers of all stripes! Last time, we saw that a basic acquaintance with Latin and Greek anatomical terms can supply us with a range of verbal roots for the formation of our modern English medical vocabulary. Continue Reading

  • Jun 11 / 2014
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Classical Literature

Shakespeare’s Rome and Romans

Portrait of man argued to be William Shakespeare originally owned by Charles Cobbe

 

by Scott Barker, Ph.D.

Can Shakespeare give you a shorter and more enjoyable history lesson on Rome? The plan would consist of reading Shakespeare’s six “Roman” works, in this order: Rape Of Lucrece, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, and Titus Andronicus. Continue Reading

  • Jun 09 / 2014
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Latin

Video of Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida” with Lyrics in Latin

by Victoria Neuman, M.A.

Watch the first video from one of our resident Latin rock stars. No, it’s not Jennifer Lopez or Ricky Martin, but Carmenta Latin School instructor Victoria Neuman singing her Latin-language version of Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida” – “Viva Vitam”! Continue Reading

  • Jun 09 / 2014
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English

Verb Principal Parts

Two old books with a pair of glasses on top

 

by Magister Andrew

Hey, cyber-friends!

Glad you stopped by the Carmenta Online Language School English Blog. Today’s grammar entry is on verb principal parts in English. Continue Reading