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Lat 201 - Intermediate Latin I

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XCI ALEXANDER PARIS The Trojan war was the central event of Greek mythic history and it was central to the Romans as well since Rome s founder Aeneas was a refugee from the destruction of Troy This destruction was foretold when Hecuba the queen of Troy had an ominous dream about the son she had just given birth to Told to kill the child the servants entrusted with the job exposed him i e left him out in the wilderness to whatever fate befell him instead in mythology they always do Raised by shepherds he returned to Troy by chance and fate to win his own funeral games Why they waited so long to hold them I don t know Learning Vocabulary aliquis aliquid someone something ara ae f altar ardeo ere arsi arsum to burn educo ere duxi ductum to bring up educate exitium ii n destruction can also mean departure fio fieri factus sum to happen gladius i m sword misericordia ae f pity plus pluris neuter singular more from multus a um persequor i persecutus sum to follow insistently quaero ere quaesivi to seek to ask quo to where inquaero ere inquisivi to inquire or ask insistently sive sive seu seu whether or uxor uxoris f wife Characters Paris Paridis the exiled son of Priam and Hecuba Alexandrus i Paris s real name the one Priam Hecuba called him Priamus i Priam the king of Troy Hecuba ae Hecuba the queen of Troy Deiphobus i one of Priam s other sons Cassandra ae Cassandra Priam s daughter who had prophetic powers Iuppiter Herceus Iovis Hercei Juppiter Herceus Juppiter the patron of suppliants Focus words ibi here ubi where or when inde from where from where quo to where to where fio fieri factus sum to happen Priamus Laomedontis filius cum complures liberos haberet ex concubitu Hecubae Cissei sive Dymantis filiae uxor eius praegnans in quiete vidit se facem ardentem parere ex qua serpentes plurimos exisse Id visum omnibus coniectoribus cum narratum esset imperant quicquid pareret necaret ne id patriae exitio foret Postquam Hecuba peperit complures plures concubitus uxor



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