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Accusative of Space

Postby elduce » Sun Dec 17, 2006 3:58 pm

Just as there is the Ablative of Time Duration, I found there is also an Ablative of Space. This makes sense because space and time are related.
Here Caesar has set up fortifications to stop the impending Gallic invasion:
I'm including only the pertinent part of the sentence:

...milia passuum undeviginti murum fossamque perduxit.

...he [Caesar] led through/built for nineteen thousand miles wall and trench.

Gratias tibi.
ego amo megaforce
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Re: Accusative of Space

Postby Cambrinus » Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:14 pm

Wrong on almost very count. This is the Accusative of Space and it is 19 miles, not 19,000.
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