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Viris Illustribus: Caius Gracchus

Postby TonyLoco23 » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:46 pm

et cum
iam a satellitibus Opimii
comprehenderetur,
iugulum
servo praebuit,
qui dominum
et mox semetipsum
super domini corpus
interemit.

http://www.slu.edu/colleges/AS/languages/classical/latin/tchmat/readers/lhomond/lho4.htm#grac

Here's my attempt:
and when he was apprehended by Opius's men,
he offered (his) neck to a servant
that he killed the master and soon himself above the body of the master.

???
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Re: Viris Illustribus: Caius Gracchus

Postby adrianus » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:04 pm

Ut dicis
As you say..."who killed his master and soon[/then] his own self over[/on top of] the master's body"
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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