T. Macci Plavti Captivi

T. Macci Plavti Captivi

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...expressions as gratulor, gratias ago, etc. See App. If the quom in this passage is explicative, the gnom-clause will here be the direct object of laudo: I commend your making your friend's misfortune your own. The common interpretation makes it necessary to supply an object for laudo. 152-167. See App. 152. mine: i.e. his present plans for recovering his son promise success. chcu: for the hiatus, see Introd. 85 f. Here, again, h prevents elision. huic: referring to himself, just as a Southern negress frequently refers to herself as "dis po' chile." dolet: is the trouble with. 153. quia: explicative, the fact that, the clause being in apposition with illud; this use of quia is common in Plautus, though in classical times it gave place to quod and cum (see latter part of note on quom in 151); cf. 203, nos pudet quia...; Epid. 107, idne pudet te quia...; Gas. 378, iniquomst quia...; Mil. 1210, istuc acer-bumst quia...; etc., etc. In their origin, quod and quia alike probably represent some accusative construction, quod being the accusative neuter singular of a relative o-stem, and quia the accusative neuter plural of a relative i-stem; cf. the ablative qui and the dative and ablative quibus from the same stem, by the side of the ablative quo and the dative and ablative quls from the o-stem. re-missus est edendi exeicitus: the assembly of the Roman people known as the comitia centuriata, though it early acquired political power, was originally a military organization; the expression for assembling this organization was exercitum impcrare, and that for dismissing it was exercitum remittere. The expression is here transferred to companies of banqueters. So long as Philopolemus was present, there was some one to muster the troops, i.e. some one...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666177X
  • 9781236661777