LVDVS DOMESTICVS: '03-'04.

Third Experience - Homework 28+29

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§ On April 8, 1546 the CONCILIVM TRIDENTINVM in Sessio IV issued its 'decretum primum: recipiuntur libri sacri et traditiones apostolorum'. Here are some significant texts from that decree which established the Catholic Bible of 72 books - unlike other bibles.
+ "Sacrosancta oecumenica et generalis Tridentina synodus in Spiritu sancto legitime congregata, praesidentibus in ea eisdem tribus apostolicae sedis legatis, hoc sibi perpetuo ante oculos proponens ut sublatis erroribus puritas ipsa evangelii in ecclesia conservetur... orthodoxorum patrum exempla secuta omnes libros tam veteris quam novi testamenti, cum utriusque unus Deus sit auctor, necnon traditiones ipsas tum ad fidem tum ad mores pertinentes, tamquam vel oretenus a Christo vel a Spiritu sancto dictatas et continua successione in ecclesia catholica conservatas pari pietatis affectu ac reverentia suscipit et veneratur".
VOCAB. synodus,i-F.=assembly,meeting,synod. cum: l.5=since+SUBJUNC. tum...tum=both...and. oretenus=by mouth. necnon=neither not=AND ALSO.
  1. On what verb does the 'consecutio' in "conservetur" and "sit" depend here?
  2. According to the verb nature and your own knowledge, give the exact meaning for the verb forms here: "dictatas --- conservatas"= ________ "secuta"= ________ "proponens --- pertinentes"= ________
  3. What did we learn about the word "tamquam"? ________ and "tam...quam"? ________
  4. If the verb is: 'praesidere=to sit over, preside' - and someone tells you that "praesidentibus...legatis" is an ablative absolute: what do you understand by that term? explain in a few essential words=
    One of the things stressed in class about the position of verb+subject of the abl. absol. was what? ________ how is that confirmed-demonstrated here?
    --- Give our two ways of rendering such a phrase in the vernacular:
  5. Give the exact meaning for the similar Latin expressions:
    1. 'synodus patrum exempla secutura est'=
    2. 'synodus patrum exempla secuta est'=
    3. 'synodo patrum exempla sequenda sunt'=
  6. If you know your VOCAB. well, you will see that "sublatis" [l.3] comes from: 'tollo,ere,sustuli,sublatus: to remove'. Can you see in what form-case are: 'sublatis erroribus' and why?
    --- Give our two ways of rendering that same phrase:
  7. Write out your own personal and professional version of the fundamental text:

+ "Sacrorum vero librorum indicem huic decreto adscribendum censuit*, ne cui dubitatio suboriri possit quinam sint qui ab ipsa synodo suscipiuntur.../...Omnes itaque intellegant quo ordine et via ipsa synodus post iactum fidei confessionis fundamentum sit progressura, et quibus potissimum testimoniis ac praesidiis in confirmandis dogmatibus et instaurandis in ecclesia moribus sit usura".
VOCAB. censere*:to decide,decree,judge. ne cui=ne alicui [negative purpose clause]. suborior=I rise,grow,crop up. qui+nam=what finally,what then.-(indirect question). utor,uti,usus=to use,employ + object in ABL. instaurare-1:to restore. iacio,ere=to cast-lay a foundation.

  1. When you see a formula like: 'sit progressura' and 'sit usura', what T. must you see there? ____. And what is going to be the exact meaning of those two phrases if they are found in indirect questions [what % on your list? ____]:
  2. The natural meaning which you have learned for the forms used here: "confirmandus,a,um" - "instaurandus,a,um" - "adscribendum" will be:=
  3. If the VOCAB. gave you 'utor,uti'+ABL., where are those abl. in the text?
  4. The 'consecutio' tells you here that "censuit" must be T. ____, not T. ____, and therefore will sound exactly:
  5. Of all the SUBJUNC. here, there are two which will sound subjunctive:= ________ for what reason?
  6. After all this analysis you can safely write out your perfect rendition of the very interesting text [some parts have been omitted in l.2 in order to make it more accessible, but nothing has been changed in 460 years!] =

§ After he wrote three scandalous books of poetry: 'de arte amatoria', Rome's great lyric poet PVBLIVS OVIDIVS NASO [43 ante - 18 post Chr.] had to write a recovery manual and indications on how to heal the love deal. Here he justifies the new book:
"me duce damnosas - homines - compescite curas
rectaque cum sociis me duce navis eat.
Naso legendus erat tum cum didicistis amare.
idem nunc vobis Naso legendus erit"
[Remedia amoris 69-72]
VOCAB. compescere=suppress,squash. eat: 1 SUBJUNC. 'eo,ire=to go'. tum cum=then when. Naso=Ovid.

  1. Give the exact meaning of the two expressions here: 'Naso...legendus erat, legendus erit' in SEVERAL English versions:
  2. What is perpetually ambiguous about 'VOBIS legendus erit'? explain and give %:
  3. When is the only time that an abl. absol. does not have an expressed verb in it? ____ what does that mean here?
  4. Your translation:

Third Experience Latin - Fr. Reginald Foster

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