Second Latin reading book. [With] Key by George Lovett Bennett

Second Latin reading book. [With] Key

byGeorge Lovett Bennett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... NOTES. PAKT I. HISTORY OF ROME. 1. ante Romam conditam--English uses many more abstract substan tives than Latin. We say, 'before the foundation (abstract) of Rome;' the Latins said, 'before Rome founded.' Etrusci--the Etrurians, Etruscans, or Tuscans. Hence Tuscany. Their country was immediately to the north of Latium, the Tiber being the frontier. decora--' embellished.' datur--antiquitati--'to antiquity is conceded this privilege.' The clause introduced by ut explains venia (ut consecutive). 2. Vestalis virginis--the Vestal virgins tended the holy fire of Vesta, the goddess of the hearth. Palatino--one of the seven hills on which Rome stood. quorum ageret--the relative takes the subjunctive because it is equal to ut eorum, and therefore has a final force. Sabïnis--the inhabitants of Central Italy. Caeninenses--the men of Caenina. Crustuminos--the men of Crustumerium or Crustumium. Fidenätes--the men of Fidenae. These towns were all in Latium, near Rome, inhabited by Sabines. Veientes--the men of Veii, an Etrurian city near Rome. quinos--'five apiece.' 3. confusum--' confusedly divided.' 4. Albanos--the inhabitants of Alba Longa, the most ancient town of Latium, said to have been founded by Ascanius, the son of the Trojan Aeneas, who fled to Italy after the fall of Troy. Romulus belonged to the royal house of Alba. Caelio monte--another of the seven hills. 5. aetate--abl. of respect. agunt--'plead.' priusquam dimicarent--priusquam takes the subjunctive if the action of the verb has not taken place. Hi cum bona pace--' on fair terms.' terni--'three on each side.' vice--'at the peril.' ut--sic--'and though--yet.' pugnam--'the attack.' 6. eventu proelii perspecto--' when he had clearly seen the issue of the battle.' quo--when...

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Title:Second Latin reading book. [With] KeyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217866565

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