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What does "quod" refer to in Vulgate in Matthew 26:75?

The antecedent of quod is verbi, which here is genitive singular (not plural), same as ῥήματος in the Greek original. In Greek, the object of μιμνήσκω (the original verb in the main sentence here) is ...
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What does "Tris dies" mean in "Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles"?

The third declension masculine and feminine accusative plural ending has two alternatives: -ēs and -īs. See, for example, this question and its answers and comments for a discussion on the matter. ...
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Is there any potential ambiguity in this phrase from Xenophon?

In this case, there isn't any ambiguity--but only because of a grammatical feature of ἀκούω, which takes the accusative for a thing heard but the genitive for a person heard. In your sample sentence, ...
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