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Cur genetivus?

Postby pmda » Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:16 pm

In Orberg LLPSI Cap XXXVI Penso hoc scribitur.

Titus, filius Vespasiani principis post expugnationem Hierosolymorum, urbis Iudaeorum nobilissimae, triumphavit.

Titus, the son of Vespasian (prince..) after the defeat of Hierosolymus(?) triumphed.......then we have genetive urbis, Iudaeorum, nobillissimae.....???? all genetive....(or at least Orberg's 'hints' say they are...?
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Re: Cur genetivus?

Postby adrianus » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:46 am

Ita, genetivo casu omnia haec.
Yes, all genitive: Hierosolymorum, urbis Iudaeorum nobilissimae

post expugnationem Hierosolymorum, urbis Judaeorum nobilissimae

after the fall of Jerusalem, [of] the most renowned city of the Jews
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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Re: Cur genetivus?

Postby Gaius » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:11 pm

Adriane,

Is that a partitive genitive then or is it a more distinct use of the case?

Gratias tibi ago,
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Re: Cur genetivus?

Postby pmda » Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:42 pm

Thanks Adrianus.
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