Category Archives: De Lingua Latina

“The Hungry Ones Place Their Hope in Spam”

I’ve been tutoring some folks in Latin once a week for the last couple of months. So tonight I’m checking the homework of one of them, which is largely about fifth declension words–i.e., words such as “spes” (hope). Well, at … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings in Latin!

Now this is just way cool: an ongoing translation of the Lord of the Rings into Latin! Here’s his rendition of the rhyme about the Ring, first the English from Tolkien and then “Earendilyon”’s Latin: The Ring poem Three Rings … Continue reading

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