LVDVS DOMESTICVS: '02-'03.
§+In our class readings Curtius Rufus said nicely: "The inhabitants had left the locations and had fled into the mountains" ??= Deseruerant incolas sedes et in avios silvestresque montes confugerant.
You will say: 'we shall never have left our villages (=oppidum,i-n.) because-of you and your bombs-[pyrobolus,i-m.] and we have not fled into Tora Bora'. [n.b. express the 'and' here very specially-elegantly!]
+Maximus Taurinensis said: "On today's day the blessed apostles poured-forth blood' = Hodierna igitur die beati apostoli sanguinem profuderunt.
You will say: 'Ye have not poured-forth blood outside your brains [cerebrum,i-n.] but had poured-forth many (multus,a,um: pl.) calories [caloria,ae-f.] into your 'ludi domestici' ??=
--You can also begin your reading of the missionary account of "Cagnacci", "Sexdecim apostolicas peregrinationes susceperunt hoc anno Patres duo".
Hoc anno=in this year.
- What verb Time do you notice here immediately? ________ what is its reversed? ________
Where do you find it in the DICT.?= ________ what are the other 2 Time forms which we learned fast from it:? ________
- If the adjective is: 'apostolicus,a,um', then what form-case-function do you see in that "apostolicas"? ________ that makes 'peregrinationes' [peregrenatio= pilgrimage,travel,wandering] what in the sentence? (another noun group soon in class!)
If: 'duo' here is a subject form then the initial sentence of Cagnacci means exactly:
If the author of the history had been writing in 1868, then your vernacular might sound how?
§ For the first time this year, Rome's only real-greatest philosopher: LVCIVS ANNAEVS SENECA [4 ante-65 post Chr.] comes to us with his super-compressed, telegraphic Latin as found in his 124+ 'Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium' which contain all his thoughts and give him a permanent place among Western philosophers [almost Christian]: some sayings-proverbs
A] "Non est philosophia populare artificium nec *ostentationi* paratum...: animum format et fabricat, vitam disponit, actiones+ regit, agenda et omittenda demonstrat, sedet ad gubernaculum et...dirigit cursum" [Epist. 16,3].
VOCAB. *ostentationi*..for show, display. actiones+=actions (pl. object). gubernaculum,i-n.=steering-wheel,control-center, helm.
- If some year in your Latin training: 'agendus,a,um=needing-to-be-done; omittendus,a,um=needing-to-be-omitted and if the subject of "demonstrat" is ________, then the full meaning of those two Latin verbal forms must be:=
- If the verb is: "paro,parare,paravi,paratum=to equip,prepare", then the form used by SENECA must mean naturally: =
- All the verbs here are T.1, and the adjective: 'popularis,e=popular' here is neuter sing. + "artificium", then the whole sentence means exactly:
- Give the other five indicative Times with the same subject you find in "est" l.1:
B] "Virtus autem suadet praesentia* bene collocare, in futurum consulere, deliberare et intendere animum: facilius+ intendet explicabitque qui aliquem sibi§ adsumpserit. Quaeret itaque aut perfectum virum aut proficientem vicinumque perfecto%" [Epist. 109,15]
VOCAB. suadeo,ere=suggests,advise. facilius+=more easily. aliquem sibi§=someone for himself. proficientem=advancing (object.) perfecto%=to a perfect person.
- If the Latin adjective is: "praesens=present,being-at-hand" and here we have object pl., then the meaning of Seneca's form must be:=
- Your Latin training gave you two ways of rendering those verb forms here: 'collocare-consulere-deliberare-intendere':=
- What does 'qui mean in Latin? _______ what gender is it? ________ its reversed: _________ all alone like here, it will probably have to mean:
- If very soon you will see that 'suadet' is T.1 but 'intendet' is T.3, then you will be reminded of what basic Latin principle from the first day?
- If the Latin verb in your DICT. is: "assumo (adsumo)=I take-up,assume" then what Time do you see in Seneca's word in l.2 ________, meaning:
- If the verb is: 'quaero,ere=to seek,look-for' and here is T.3, then it must mean:
- If the word here: "futurum" will practically mean: 'future time', then what is the force-meaning of that "in" with it ________ what do you do to air-heads who take 'in futurum' to mean: "in the future" [n.b. 'consulere=to take counsel'] ??=
- If the main verbs in l.2-3 are all T.3 (except: 'adsumpserit'), then you can get the whole text, as you watch every word and read the 3 lines ten times before you open your mouth or pen!!=
C] "Inimicitias mihi* denuntias si quicquam (ex iis quae cotidie facio) ignoraveris" [Epist 76,1]
VOCAB. mihi*=to me. cotidie=daily.
- If the word is: "inimicitia,ae-f.=enmity,hostility", and "denuntiare=to announce,threaten: here in T.1", then what do you want to point out to your students in the two: '---as' forms there? ________ what will be their reversed:
- From your class instruction, what three things can the Latin form: 'quae' function as?
Here the verb tells you it must be what? ________ and reversed: _________
- You can imagine that if the DICT. gives you: 'quisquam=anyone', that the form 'quicquam-quidquam' will have to mean: _________
- The verb is "ignoro,are=to not-know, be ignorant-of" and the form here will have to be Time ________
- The form: "ex iis" will mean in april: 'from those-things'. now you give us the exact meaning of the neat line of Seneca
First Experience Latin - Fr. Reginald Foster
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