Posts tagged Neo-Latin
#25 – Tommaso Vallauri on Q. Curtius Rufus | Latin texts 1..#25 – Thomas Vallaurius de Q. Curtio Rufo | Litterae Latinae 1

Down through the centuries, many authors have penned histories of Roman literature in Latin. Whereas most of these works are often quite lengthy, the Historia critica litterarum Latinarum, book from which this text is taken is uncommon in its brevity. Written by Thomas Vallaurius, the passage treats the Roman historian Q. Curtius Rufus who wrote a compelling history of Alexander the Great’s deeds. While you listen to the audio you can follow along in the transcription.

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#2 – Six strange stories told about moose..#2 – Sex mirae res quae de alcibus narrantur

Suetia, illa terra in Europa sita quae ad septentriones vergit, magna ex parte silvis vestita est. Has silvas incolunt cum alia tum alces. Hodie narrabo quaedam de his bestiis mira atque interdum prorsus iocosa quae saeculis praeteritis vel Latine vel Suetice memoriae prodita sunt

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