Pagina Nicholai Iacobi

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The Latin Language

Learning Latin


Reflection Page

2nd Quarter Links

 Catullus Biography

Catullus Poem

Scansion Rules

3rd Quarter Links

Horace Biography

Horace Poem

Essential Question

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Hi I'm Nico, a student from the Latin Honors Class of PAREF Southridge School. This page is my Latin Honors Performance Task and it will contain my output for this class. It will serve as a tool to communicate my ideas while still remaining interesting and fun.  

Feel free to contact me for some comments, tips, and suggestions. Email me at :P


September  11, 2006

I recently made a brief biography on one of the greatest poets of Rome, Gaius Valerius Catullus, as my first task for this page. Check it out!  


September 13, 2006

A furtive Jewish nationalist of the first century paints on a wall the words Romanes Eunt Domus. A centurion enters:

Centurion: What's this, then? ? ‘People called Romanes they go the house?’
Nationalist: It—it says, ‘Romans, go home’.
Centurion: No, it doesn't. ‘Go home’? This is motion towards. Isn't it, boy?
Nationalist (being savagely beaten): Ah. Ah, dative, sir! Ahh! No, not dative! Not the dative, sir! No! Ah! Oh, the...accusative! Domum, sir! Ah! Oooh! Ah!
Centurion: Except that takes the...?
Nationalist: The locative, sir! 


October 03, 2006


I have made my  reflections on Catullus's works and my performance in class for my second task. These were done over the long weekend brought about by  Typhoon Milenyo :)  Go see it!


October  25, 2006

As for my 3rd and final task for the 2nd Quarter , I will translate any of the 116 poems of Catullus. I chose to translate, scan, and write about Catullus 7. View it here!


January  9, 2007


It's already Year 2007 and the 3rd Quarter  so now a new poet is being discussed,  Horace! I made a brief biography of him and also translated one of his odes. Click on the links to view them.