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On meaning and syntactic structure of "usque eo quoad his sex annis"

I am reading the Latin version of the Little Prince, namely Regulus, translated by Auguste Haury. In the beginning of Chap. 2, I saw this sentence a little hard for me: Sic aetatem solus egi nec ...
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can "postquam" and "cum" have the same meaning?

For example: "Postquam Graeciam veni philosophiam didici." = "After I came to Greece I learned philosophy." And, "Cum graeciam venissem, pgilosophiam didici." = "...
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History of grammatical term "Clause"

Does the present analysis of sentences to "clauses" (subordinate, etc.) has any roots/relatives in the classic grammar books (in Ars grammatica books, etc.)? I would be tankful for any hints or ...
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Is ūnō a relative pronoun in this sentence?

I can't understand what ūnō means in this sentence, or what grammatical role it provides: uxor quae bona est ūnō uirō est contenta. The sentence is from page 70 of A Latin Grammar by James ...
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Were comma splices avoided in Modern Latin?

In Lingua Latin per se Illustrata I, Orberg generally avoids comma splices, that is, he typically connects independent clauses in a single sentence with semicolons, dashes, or coordinating ...
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