Thursday, October 30, 2008

a.d. III Kal. Nov.

Prima digestio fit in ore.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

a.d. IV Kal. Nov.

Dum spiro, spero.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

a.d. V Kal. Nov.

Insanus medio flumine quaeris aquam.
–Sextus Propertius

Friday, October 24, 2008

a.d. IX Kal. Nov.

Vincis cochleam tarditudine.

Locus: Poenulus 532

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Performing Cicero's Pro Archia

Performing Cicero's Pro Archia
by Jon Hall

This DVD presents a complete performance in Latin of Pro Archia Poeta, Cicero’s defense of the Greek poet Archia and of humanistic education in general.

Designed specifically as a teaching aid for high school and university Latin classes, the DVD includes several special features:

• Full Latin text of Cicero’s Pro Archia, performed by Dr. Jon Hall
• Optional Latin subtitles keyed to the performance of the speech
• English commentary on the speech by Dr. Jon Hall
• Options for playing the complete performance or individual sections of the speech
• Booklet with tips on how to use the DVD, note on pronunciation used, and select bibliography for further reading

Jon Hall has taught in the Classics Department at the University of Otago, New Zealand, since 1993. He is coauthor (with Robin Bond) of Performing Cicero’s Speeches: An Experimental Workshop (Bolchazy-Carducci, 2003) and has published articles and book chapters on the oratory and letters of Cicero.

DVD (2008) ISBN 978-0-86516-707-0

Click here to see Performing Cicero's Pro Archia at our website.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

a.d. XI Kal. Nov

Stultitiam simulare loco prudentia summa est.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

a.d. XII Kal. Nov.

Aliud est celare, aliud tacere.

Friday, October 17, 2008

a.d XVI Kal. Nov.

Qui vult caedere canem, facile invenit fustem.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

a.d. XVII Kal. Nov.

Non senitre mala sua non est hominis, et non ferre, non est viri.

Locus: ad Polybium de Consolatione 17

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Id. Oct.

Vergil's birthday!

It's been a long time since 70 BC, but we're still reading his works.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

pridie Id. Oct.

Est quaedam flere voluptas.

Locus: Tristia 4.3.37

Friday, October 10, 2008

a.d. VI Id. Oct.

Fraus est celare fraudem.

Thursday, October 09, 2008

a.d. VII Id. Oct.

Calendars are in!

Look for yours to be coming in the mail soon. If you don't get a copy, send an e-mail to pete at with your name and address.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

a.d. VIII Id. Oct.

Facit indignatio versum.

Locus: Satires 1.79

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Non. Oct.

Amat victoria curam.

Friday, October 03, 2008

a.d. V Non. Oct.

Inuria solvit amorem.

Thursday, October 02, 2008

a.d. VI Non. Oct.

Senatus Populusque Romanus



Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Kal. Oct.

Stilus virum arguit.