Questions tagged [greek-to-latin-translation]

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Why didn't Latin grammarians ever rectify their Latin mistranslation of “(ptōsis) aitiatike” as “accusare”?

Didn't any Latin grammarian catch their own mistake? If the answer is no, I'm dumbstruck. How did they miss such a giant mistake? Did anyone try to implement and popularize the more correct ...
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What does ἀπάλαιστος mean in Quint. Inst. 9 4.56

The quote is as such: [56] quod Cicerō optimē videt ac testātur frequenter sē quod numerōsum sit quaerere, ut magis nōn ἀπάλαιστοι. quod esset īnscītum atque agreste, quam ἔνρυθμον, quod poēticum est,...
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μολὼν λαβέ but in Latin

What would be a Latin phrase similar to the sentiment supposedly expressed by Leonidas the first in 'MOLON LABE' "come and take them" in response to Xerxes demanding the Spartans to lay down ...
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Classical Latin translations from extant Greek sources (or vice versa)

Are there any ancient works, or parts of ancient works, which we possess in both Greek and Latin -- i.e. both the original and a translation, made in antiquity, into the other language? I know there ...