Latin phrases in English

Latin phrases in English still used in everyday language plus a complete list of Latin abbreviations, for students, teachers and common citizens. Humanum genus est avidum nimis auricularum. (Lucrezio) Mankind is too …

Latin and English

English is a Germanic language, with a grammar and a core vocabulary inherited from Proto-Germanic. However, a significant portion of the English vocabulary comes from Romance and Latinate sources. A portion of …

George Mikes on Italy

George Mikes on Italy, some quotes, ideas, thoughts and humorous remarks on the Italian nation and its funny people plus some other useful resources. What can possibily happen in the world at …

John Florio biography

John Florio biography and some quotes. Forgive thy friends: they would, but cannot praise, inough’ the wit, art, language of thy PLAYES: forgive thy foes; they will not praise thee. Why? Thy …