Book V of the Aeneid

Book V of the Aeneid

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...canibus resonantia saxa. 124-158. The course for the boat-race is marked out. They start. Gyas first, Cloanthus second, then Mnestheus and Sergestus nearly even. 125 olim 'At times, ' properly 'at that time, ' being the locative of olle=ille. Cf. the use of quondam, Am. ii. 367, quondam etiam victis redit in gfiraezordia virtus. 127 tranquillo 'In calm weather, ' an ablative of time; tranquil/um being often used as a substantive. 128 'Where sea-mews love to bask them in the sun.' So Persius, v. 179, has aprzki senes. 1 30 pater The word is emphasised by separation from ' Aeneas '--' as father of his people, ' ' like a kindly chieftain.' 131 unde scirent A final clause, 'that they might know where to turn.' Note the iteration, as in I. 120. 134 populea Servius gives the explanation that the poplar was brought by Hercules from the shades, when he went to fetch Cerberus, and hence appropriate to funeral games. 1 36 intentaque, etc. ' Arms are strained to the oar, ears for the signal strain, and bounding hearts beat high with trembling hope and the keen lust of fame.' The conjunction of the physical and mental senses of intmtu: would not be so remarkable in Latin as it is in English. 137 haurit ' Drains, ' cause a rush of blood from the heart. The last verse and ahalf are repeated from Geor. iii. 105. 138 pavor Rather ' excitement, ' ' flutter, ' than ' fear.' 139 finibus, etc. ' Each from his station starts with a bound.' Finiaus fixes the meaning to the vessels, rather than the crews. Ribbeck has the very prosaic emendationfuniaus. 140 prosiluere Aorist of instantaneous action. Cf. Geor
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  • Paperback | 24 pages
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  • English
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  • 123649234X
  • 9781236492340