Caesars Gallic War Volume Bks. 1-4

Caesars Gallic War Volume Bks. 1-4

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... Gauls. The father's name was originally Caburus, but upon receiving Roman citizenship at the hands of Gaius Valerius Flaccus, he took the praenomen (Gaius) and nomen (Valerius) of his benefactor, prefixing them to his own name. Procillus, the son, kept the first two parts of his father's name. Procillum is the object of mittere in line 2, p. 35. 26. summa... humanitate: of the highest character and education; Ablatives of Quality. 27. Gaio Valerio Flacco: governor of the Gallic Province in 83 B.c. civitate: citizenship. 28. qua multa Ariovistus utebatur: which Ariovistus used readily; multa is in predicate relation to qua; literally, which Ariovistus used much, the adjective, as often, having adverbial force. Page 35. 1. longinqua consuetudine: Ablative of Cause. quod esset: the reason in the mind of Caesar the general; hence the subjunctive. 2. in eo: in his case. peccandi: i.e. of doing violence. 3. una: the adverb, --along with (him), namely, with Procillus. hospitio: guest friendship; for the character and sacredness of this relation, which existed between states as well as between individuals, see note on p. 21, line 14. utebatur: enjoyed. 5. apudse: before him; in his presence. 7. quid venirent: why did they come? a real question in indirect discourse; hence the subjunctive; B. 315,1; A. 338; G. 651; H. 642. an speculandi causa: was it for the purpose"of spying? an properly introduces the second member of a double question, but by the ellipsis of the first member the question with an sometimes stands alone. Its force depends upon the context; B. 162, 4, a; A. 211, 6; G. 457, 1; H. 380, 3. conantes dicere: when they tried to speak; conantes limits eos understood, the object of prohibuit. For the participle equivalent to a temporal clause, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677692
  • 9781236677693