Cornelii Nepotis Vitae; The Lives of Cornelius Nepos

Cornelii Nepotis Vitae; The Lives of Cornelius Nepos

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... measure, instead of the common expression annds octoginta natus. 13. huc: 'on these, ' referring to stramentis. iniecta: cf. appositum, p. 13, 1. 28. 14. humili atque obsoleto: sc. tam. 15. ornatus: 'costume.' 16. non beatissimos: 'not very well off'; beatus often--dives. 17. regios: the people of King Tachus. 19. His quaerentibus: refers to the ab eis implied in miinera sunt adlata. unum esse: = ilium esse iinum. 20. regis verbis: 'in the name of the king.' 21. eius modi genera obsonii: a pleonastic expression for ea genera obsonii or eiusmodl obsonia. 23. secundam mensam: 'the dessert.' 29. daret: subj. of purpose. portum... qui Menelai vocatur: see Map of Asia Citerior, follows p. 62, B. 4. 32. mel: the bodies of Spartan kings who died abroad were always embalmed in honey and taken to Sparta. XVIII. EUMENES. Page 86. Chapter I. 2. quidem: 'it is true.' exsti tisset: about =fuisset. 3. metimur: see note to p. 12, 1. 8. 5. florSrent: = potentes essent: subj. of characteristic. 6. multum ei detraxit: 'it was a great disadvantage to him, ' the subject is quod... erat. For the constr. of ei, cf. regi, p. 42, 1. 2. 7. neque aliud: 'and yet nothing else.' generosa stirps: 'noble descent'; i.e. in Macedonia. 8. domestico: trans, as if it were domi. 9. aliquando: 'occasionally.' 10. neque tamen non patiSbantur: 'but yet they endured it.' 12. peradulescentulus: cf. p. 95,1. 6. amicitiam... familiaritatem: note the difference of meaning. 14. in adulSscentulo: i.e. in ed, adulescentulb. 15. habuit: sc. Me = Philippus; the omission of the subject is careless, since the subject of the preceding sentence is a different one. 16. quod: 'a position which, ' lit., 'a thing which.' honorificentius est: the statement is true only of special positions, such...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889231
  • 9781236889232