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....#50 – Latin texts 23: Erasmus' perilous winter journey..#50 – Litterae Latinae 23: Periculosum Erasmi iter hiemale....

I've been getting e-mails asking me to record something by the 16th century humanist Erasmus. Since I enjoy his work and his eclectic Latin, I looked through a volume. I stumbled upon a letter of his that I've read together with several students the last couple of years. In it he describes a dangerous journey.

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#21 – The life and death of Cicero (Lhomond) Part II | Latin texts..#21 – Ciceronis vita et mors (Lhomond) : Pars II

Hodie vobis recitabo alteram partem vitae Ciceronis qualis in libro Urbis Romae viri illustres a Carolo Lhomond scripto narratur. Utinam placeat. Si primam partem non audivistis, eam hic invenietis.

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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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