Easy Latin stories for beginners

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Rivingtons, 1878 - 148 pages

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Page 1 - Tum in Italiam Siciliamque navigare cupivit. Ingentibus opibus ibi comparatis, Corinthum redire voluit. Itaque Tarento, urbe Italiae, profectus est, ubi navigium hominum Corinthiorum conduxerat. The sailors form a plan to rob and murder him. 2. — Hi autem eum in mare proiicere constituerunt; pecunia enim potiri cupiebant.
Page 103 - ... the top of the mountain.' -.4. Taenarum — now Cape Matapan, the most southern promontory of Greece. delatus — from defero. 5.
Page 103 - Corinth — a town on the isthmus which separates Northern Greece from the Peloponnesus (island of Pelops). — Lot. Prim. 101. ingentibus opibus comparatis. — Lot. Prim. 125. Tarentum — now Taranto, the largest Greek city in Italy, on the gulf of the same name. — Lot. Prim. 121, c. 2. oblata — from offero. 3. redactus — from redigo. aiediam navem — ' the middle of the ship ; ' so with other adjectives of position, as, summus mons — 'the top of the mountain.
Page 103 - Prim. 115. magnitudine. — Lat. Prim. 116. 9. The phoenix was said to live five hundred years, and then to kill itself by fire, its ashes producing a young one. ex intervallo — ' after an interval. ' aliorum . . . aliorum — of some . . . of others. — See 91, note. circumlitum — from circumlino. magni — 'at a high price.
Page 1 - Arion, in puppi stetit, omni ornatu suo indutus. Tum unum e carminibus canere incepit. Nautae suavi carmine capti e puppi mediam in navem concesserunt. Ille omni ornatu indutus, capta cithara, carmen peregit. Cantu [EASY LATIN STORIES— GL BENNETT.
Page 31 - Persis selectorum : quorum mille in hastis, pro imis cuspidibus, aurea habebant mala punica, et reliquos includebant; novies mille vero, qui intra hos erant, argentea mala punica habebant. Aurea vero mala punica habebant etiam illi, qui lanceas in terram conversas tenebant; et mala aurea hi, qui Xerxem proxime sequebantur.

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