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I can't figure out what this means

Postby pmda » Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:48 pm

Here's a sentence in LLPSI Cap XXXIX Exercitium 2.8

Paridis iudicii memor Iuno Troianos persequebatur.

Now I understand it means something like Iuno pursued the Trojans on account of the judgement of Paris BUT...how do both 'Memor' and 'Iuno' get to in the nominative case......
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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby whsiv » Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:54 pm

Salve,

memor is an adjective in the nominative agreeing with the subject Iuno. So, "Juno, mindful of the judgement of Paris, was pursuing the Trojans"
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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby pmda » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:22 pm

Gratias tibi ago whsiv.
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Re: I can't figure out what this means II

Postby pmda » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:24 pm

..here's another one.

9. Tres naves quo tempestate abreptae et aliae tres quo latae sunt?

I can't even figure out why this is a question.

Three ships taken by the storm and three delivered ! ... what's the question?

Is 'quo' an interrogative : 'where?' ?
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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby Junya » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:37 pm

Is 'quo' an interrogative : 'where?' ?


I think so.
For this sentence to be a question, this quo would have to be the interrogative quo.
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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby whsiv » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:42 pm

quō is indeed an interrogative, and typically anticipates the answer "ad _________."
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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby Σεβαστός » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:34 pm

pmda wrote:
Paridis iudicii memor Iuno Troianos persequebatur.
Reminds me of "multum ille et terris iactatus et alto vi superum saevae memorem Iunonis ob iram" from the beginning of the Aeneid... I guess it's probably based on it.
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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby pmda » Sun Apr 28, 2013 12:57 pm

Indeed it's Hans Orbergs prose adaptation for LLPSI Roma Aeterna.

Gratias tibi ago.

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Re: I can't figure out what this means

Postby Σεβαστός » Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:09 pm

Ah, ok! Sorry, not familiar with it.
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