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Spoken Latin: What does “Magni Aestimare” mean?

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In this episode of “Loci et Locu­tiones” I dis­cuss the mean­ing and use of the expres­sion mag­ni aes­ti­mare tak­en from Quin­tus Cicero’s let­ter to his broth­er Marcus.

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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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