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How did Latin sound?

There aren't any classical Latin dialog audio files that I recommend listening to so far, however, there are audio files and more by individual classical Latin speakers that that I recommend listening ...
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How do we get around the fact that 'extera' appears rarely as masculine

So if you want to modify a masculine noun with 'exter' do you just use a different adjective or do you use the feminine or neuter form of the adjective? My short answer would be to use the forms ...
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Can magna be a noun or an adverb?

It's a substantive neuter plural adjective, and is the object of professis: "promising great (things)".
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What word does 'iucunda' modify in this sentence from Cicero?

As has already been explained, iūcunda is neuter nominative plural modifying quae, which has omnia as its antecedent. And the translation of omnia, quae iūcunda...accidere possunt into English would ...
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What word does 'iucunda' modify in this sentence from Cicero?

Iucunda (plural neuter nominative) modifies the relative pronoun quae (subject of accidere possunt), whose antecedent is omnia (subject of accidebant). Here is a nice translation by Reginald Foster &...
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Origin and actual quote of the proverb "Caesar's wife must be above suspicion"

Welcome, Leonardo, to the Latin Stack Exchange. The quote you asked for is found in Latin in Suetonius's Life of Julius Caesar, §74, 2: in Publium Clodium Pompeiae uxoris suae adulterum atque eadem ...
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