Hello, I am new to this site and a beginner in Latin (using Wheelock's 6th Ed.) I was wondering, does anyone out there know where i can find the Latin Vulgate? I really wish to translate some passages in it. Also, I have been struggling with a line from Caesar's De Bello Gallico; it is actually the first line.... I can comprehend most of the other stuff.... but i just cannot grasp what the exact ...
I found this definition of the gerundive in my American Heritage Dictionary interesting: A verbal adjective in Latin that in the nominative case expresses fitness or obligation and in other cases functions as a future passive participle.
Um... so does this mean that a future passive participle in the nominative case isn’t a gerundive? :)
Oh yes, I use the imperfect stem to memorize the present active ...
This is an inscription found on the monument of a renown 17th Century fencing Master by the name of Salvator Fabris, professor at the court of the King of Denmark. The passage, although intelligible logically and verbally, gives me trouble from a grammatical standpoint. Any and all help in this regard will be greatly appreciated.
En Salvatorem Fabris sic ora ferentem
Hic Daniae dum Rege Magister adeptus
Conscripsit nixam Regis virtutem Palaestram.