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Re: help: translation Latin-English
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- Subject: Re: help: translation Latin-English
- From: Thomas Larque <thomas_larque@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 11 Apr 1998 19:37:15 +0100
- Message-id: <199804111836.LAA18940@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
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> Is anybody out there who is able to translate the following Latin
> text I found on the endpaper of a Law book?
My Latin is non-existent, and so I often have the same problem.
BUT - in the past I downloaded a freeware Latin translation programme
from one of the University sites which was absolutely brilliant. The
problem is that I had to delete this when having system problems over
a year ago, and although I have looked for it briefly since, was not able
to find it again. I think I originally found it by searching for "Latin
translation" and "freeware" - or "Latin dictionary" and "freeware" -
This program translated not only the words themselves, but also their
tenses - which solves the major problem with using a dictionary if you
can't read the language. You typed the sentence in, and a translation
Sorry I can't be more helpful at the moment, but I'll look for it again. If
I find it, I'll post the URL - and if anybody else finds it first, please
let me know.
And if any charitable Latin experts *are* out there. Can anybody tell me
what "Aetas prima canat Generes postrema tumultus" means?