Lady Baba Teaches the Imperfect

Via Francesca Tronchin … this originally was presented at the LJCL meeting apparently:

… if I were starting Latin now, I’d probably buy into this … I’m a bit old school, though, and still can hear Dr Yardley’s Cleesesque bam, bas, bat, bamus, batis, bant whenever I’m messing with the imperfect …

Update (milliseconds later) … came across the ‘live’ performance:

This Day in Ancient History: Ante diem iv kalendas novembres

James Boswell, by Sir Joshua Reynolds (died 17...
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Ante diem iv kalendas novembres

  • ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 4)– games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla’s defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C.
  • 1729 — birth of James Boswell (biographer of Johnson)


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