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Latin Tutorial

From:Michael Adams <michael.adams1@...>
Date:Sunday, February 19, 2006, 22:35

"This tutorial is a beginners' guide to the Latin used in documents
between 1086 and 1733. It is the first online tutorial to help you
learn the Latin from this period.

The tutorial covers the period between 1086 and 1733, when Latin was
the official language of documents written in England.
Knowing Latin will help you to read documents from this period. After
1733, official documents were written in English.

No previous knowledge of Latin is required. This tutorial is suitable
for everyone who wants to learn. You may

- Be a beginner
- Want to refresh your skills
- Have studied Classical Latin and want to find out about Latin from
a different period

All of the grammar is fully explained. No previous knowledge is

You can practise by translating sentences taken from real documents
held at The National Archives. For example, some are from the Domesday
Book, written in 1086. It is the earliest surviving public record."