Latin practice 1- Present Verbs

I’ve found some free time at nights before bed, and I’ve decided to use that time to read through my copy of Wheelock’s Latin, a book that, until now, I’ve only been using as a reference on the rare occasion…

Translation of John 1:1

This is a study of the first verse of John, done through a translation from the Greek text into English. This verse is part of a larger translation project I am carrying out. For the Greek text, I used Nestle’s…

Learning Quechua 2 – possessives

Quechua is an agglutinative language, which means that morphemes are added to words to determine case, tense, aspect, or other grammatical functions. In Quechua, word stems receive suffixes to modify their function in a sentence. Let’s start this post by…

Recursos para praticar o português

Out of the foreign languages I speak, Portuguese is my strongest one (well, after English). Over the years, I’ve compiled  a very short list of the resources I use to practice it. I decided to write this post in Portuguese,…

Learning Quechua 1 – pronouns

Two years ago, as I finished my thesis, moved to a new city, and started a new job, I’ve had to pause my Quechua schedule for about two months. However, after I settled at my new living quarters, I continued…

Classical Greek, 1: Greek alphabet

This is the first in a series of Classical Greek lessons I am compiling. The Greek alphabet consists of 24 letters, of which 19 were adapted from the Phoenician alphabet. The Latin alphabet is thought to have evolved from a…

Website/Blog on the way

This is my first post on this blog. I’m currently preparing this website and I’ll hopefully migrate some of my old material here within the next few days. In the meantime, go watch a movie!