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Spoken Latin: What does “In Alienas Manus Devenire”?

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In this part of the series Loci et locu­tiones I talk about the words aliq­uid in manus alien­as devenire, tak­en from Cicero’s let­ter (I.9) to his dear friend Atti­cus. I talk about its mean­ing and how to use it.

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Daniel Pettersson

Daniel Pettersson

Teacher and author Daniel Pettersson, M.A., is co-founder of Latinitium and is currently teaching Latin at Stockholm University, where he is also working on his Ph.D. dissertation on Humanist Colloquia. Daniel believes in the importance of Latin literature in the modern world and that you can teach yourself Latin with the right motivation, method, and material.
Written by Daniel Pettersson

Written by Daniel Pettersson

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