Here you can discuss all things Latin. Use this board to ask questions about grammar, discuss learning strategies, get help with a difficult passage of Latin, and more.
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.
ego amo megaforce
- Textkit Member
- Posts: 144
- Joined: Sun Sep 26, 2004 1:55 am
- Location: Connecticut, USA
Wrong on almost very count. This is the Accusative of Space and it is 19 miles, not 19,000.
- Textkit Neophyte
- Posts: 5
- Joined: Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:52 pm
Return to Learning Latin
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot], hlawson38, Leo and 127 guests