NOTES FOR LATIN STUDENTS


Answer Two Questions

  1. First of all, what is an inscription? What are the Latin roots of the word? Knowing this makes the word "inscription" a very vivid term.
  2. Unless your Latin is very good, or you are familiar with inscriptions, your first step will probably not be a translation. There are a few preliminary steps that you might take before you begin to translate. Consider the steps that will take you from the stone to a translation. Write them down.

Then...

Continue with the Exercise.


Or...

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