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Post by Deudeditus » Thu Feb 16, 2006 7:30 pm

well ashamedly I say that my studies have fallen behind. cessatione mea studiis cecidi, ergo i've decided that i need to catch up. and this sentence gave me a little trouble, especially in the second part.

Feminae pulchrae viros miseros e provincia romana ad amicum oppidum cum magna mittunt ne incolae provinciae esse videantur.
The beautiful women send the miserable men from the roman province to a friendly city (along) with a great crowd that the inhabitants wouldn't seem to be...
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the beautiful women send the wretched men from the roman province to a friendly city with a large crowd (turba oppidi amici, non provinciae) so they (miseri) wouldn't seem to be inhabitants of the (roman) province.

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Post by Lucus Eques » Thu Feb 16, 2006 8:21 pm

The second seems pretty good to me. "ne incolae prouinciae esse uideantur," so they wouldn't seem like inhabitants of the province. Yeah, you got it.
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Post by Deudeditus » Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:17 pm

Thanks. I have another one, too. during class I found this one a bit troubling. :?
Periculum regno magnum filiis li:berorum videtur.

regno, i'm assuming is in the dative or ablative, as is filiis liberorum.is regno, since it's between periculum and magnum, a dative of posession?

the king's great danger is apparent to the children of the free.
" " is seen by the children of the free (in which case, I thought that 'ab/a' would be required if it was indeed an ablative of personal agent.

by the way, did 'cessatione mea studiis cecidi...' make sense?

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Post by fierywrath » Sun Feb 19, 2006 4:53 pm

the danger to the kingdom seems great to the free mens sons
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