What construct is this?

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Propertius
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What construct is this?

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It's a passage from Orberg's Roma Aeterna.

atque Aeneas clipeum, quem cuidam hosti ademerat

I was looking through Lewis & Short if adimere uses the dative but I found nothing. Is it a double dative? If Aeneas took something from a certain enemy, shouldn't it be in the ablative?

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Re: What construct is this?

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adimo shows examples where the person to which something is taken away is in the dative: Dative of separation., I'd say.

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Re: What construct is this?

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You're right. I noticed that after I posted this thread.

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Re: What construct is this?

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The verb adimere is explained earlier in RA: chapter 36, line 304, and it's used with the dative.

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