How to type with Macrons… if you want to.

It’s no secret.  I am no fan of Latin macrons.  Silly stumbling blocks, in my opinion. I am not alone in this thought.  Cheryl Lowe of Memoria Press doesn’t care for them either.  Read her thoughts in this excellent...

Feeling lost and needing some help…

I received this email: Hey there Mr. Thomas, you may remember me I have sent a couple e-mails in the past. I went through your entire visual Latin course in order to learn Latin as my highschool language credit, and in doing so discovered a deep love for Latin and...

Henle Latin again.

I received this comment: I’m looking for some help with my Latin study. I am a first year Classical Conversations Challenge B tutor. We are using Henle 1. This is my first year tutoring and also learning Latin. I’m not finding Henle very user-friendly for someone...

Book Review #5: First Year Latin by Robert Henle

Some time soon, my students and I will finish reading First Year Latin by Robert Henle. I read this book every year. First things first.  Praise where praise is due. First Year Latin by Robert Henle will take you to a New Testament reading level.  Sort of.  More on...

Roman chariots and the Space Shuttle

This is pretty amazing.   A friend of mine forwarded an email to me. For better or worse, there are so, so, so many ways we are still living in the shadow of Rome.  The pictures were included in the email.  I thought of altering the text a bit, and you will see why. ...