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Ex bello tam tristi...

Postby pmda » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:28 pm

Ex bello tam tristi laeta repente pax cariores Sabinas viris ac parentibus et ante omnes Romulo ipsi fecit.

After such an unhappy war the happy peace suddenly made the Sabine (virgins) more dear to the men, to the parents and, most of all, to Romulus himself.

I'm taking it that the subject of this sentence is pax and the adverb repente qualifies the verb fecit at the end of the sentence....
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Re: Ex bello tam tristi...

Postby thesaurus » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:36 pm

Looks good. I would suggest that the positioning of "repente" in the middle of "laeta pax" gives us "the sudden/unexpected, happy peace."
Horae quidem cedunt et dies et menses et anni, nec praeteritum tempus umquam revertitur nec quid sequatur sciri potest. Quod cuique temporis ad vivendum datur, eo debet esse contentus. --Cicero, De Senectute
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Re: Ex bello tam tristi...

Postby Qimmik » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:46 pm

And at this point, "virgins" is probably not wholly accurate.
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Re: Ex bello tam tristi...

Postby pmda » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:17 pm

For shame!
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Re: Ex bello tam tristi...

Postby klewlis » Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:41 am

:lol:
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