Turendil wrote:The english sentence was "With great hope the tyrant ordered those ships to be destroyed.
My sentence ran as follows: Cum magna spe Illae navis ab isto tyranno Iubebantur esse delendam.
Chris Weimer wrote:Actually, with commands (and ordering is a command), you would normally use ut + subjunctive.
Chris Weimer wrote:Also, I wonder why king isn't used here? I think I'd prefer rex, unless there's some sort of context indicating tyrannus.
Turendil wrote:"With great hope the tyrant ordered those ships to be destroyed.
cdm2003 wrote:Magna cum spe tyrannus illas naves delere iussit.
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