Livy Volume 9

Livy Volume 9

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...may be said to be qualified by the apposition of bellatorem &c. 'first-rate as a lighter and as a general, ' i.e. 'a gallant officer and a first-rate general.' n a. legati cf. VIII. 39. 15. m ne...censeatis 'that you may not think'...(I tell you that)... ne expresses the purpose of the speaker in making the statement contained in the principal clause, which in these cases always follows the sub ordinate clause, cf. Hor. ip l. xii. 26 ne tamen ignores quo sit Romana lom res cantaber Agrzf;ae...virtute cecidit 'that you may know &c. (I inform you that) the Cantabrian &c.' Young scholars should be careful to remember that ne censeatis does not mean 'do not think, ' which is ne ansueritzlr. 13 quicquid...fuit subject to expiatum est. For the form of expression, cf. Cic. Verr. II. m 54 accusatorum et quadr-uplatorum quicquid erat habebat in potestate. ruflo cf. VIIL 39. ro m in nos qualify irarum. This use of an adverb or adverb phrase to qualify a subst. is not peculiar to Livy, being found in the Comedians and in Cicero. But Livy with his tendency to Graecise largely extended the usage, employing it with much greater freedom than his predecessors. Strictly speaking a participle is required in such cases to attach the adverb to, Latin having no article, as Greek has, with which to attach the adverb straight to the noun. See Livy IV. (Pitt Press) Appendix. t quibuscunque &c =iis dis, quicunque erant, quibus cordi fuit dis the witnesses of the treaty, cf. 7. 1s cordi the dative seems to be the prcdicative dative: 'that which a thing serves as, or occasions' (Roby), and if so, cor must=cura. So Riemann, Syntaxe Latine, explains it. The other...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236969391
  • 9781236969392