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Re: Oooops....

Poster: Brent David Kellmer <bdk8s@faraday.clas.virginia.edu>

On Sun, 30 Nov 1997 mn13189@WCUVAX1.WCU.EDU wrote:

> It is Latin for "To conquer or die."  In Classical Latin, it would be
> pronounced vin-KAYR-ay vel MORE-ee, but in modern times, a lot of people
> pronounce the "c" softly.  

During our period, the "c" would most likely have been prounced with a
"ch" sound -- think modern italian and you wouldn't be far off.

Given at Isenfir, at the hour of Terce, the fourth day before the Nones of
December, Indiction VI.

--Rodrigo da Canossa

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