awlright wrote:Could you check this second part pls:
Then, with the leaders having been called together Alexander announced he would lead his army
into Asia so that he could drive out Darius from the kingdom having held the place himself.
You are right to take this as a purpose clause introduced by ut. However, Dario e regno expulso
is an ablative absolute. Teneret
is the verb of the ut clause. Alexander is the subject of the ut clause.
"...so that, Darius being expelled from the kingdom, he (Alexander) himself would possess his place."
Gens, gentis f.
said "Some time ago Achilles, the most brave out of my band of soldiers, received glory from the
war in Asia:
usually means a clan, stock, people, tribe, or nation. And you have miles fortissimus in apposition to Achilles. So:
"Achilles, the bravest soldier of my people..."
awlright wrote: by example i set out to punish these who, having made three invasions in Greece,
is a past participle. Puniam
is the verb of the clause. Hos barbaros
=these barbarians, the direct object of puniam.
"By his example, having set out for Asia, I will punish these barbarians who..."