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LATIN 113: Review Sheet #1 Key
John Porter, University of Saskatchewan
Translate the following into idiomatic Latin and be prepared to explain the mood and tense of each of the verbs.
- They are begging us not to go. [Two versions.]
nos orant ne eamus. /
petunt/precantur a nobis ne eamus.
- They maintained strongly that we would die and would not be *handed over. [*trado: see Total Learning Vocabulary.]
affirmauerunt nos morituros [esse] neque traditum iri.
- Did you (sg.) not kill them while they were sleeping? [Do not use a noun or pronoun.]
nonne dormientis/dormientes necauisti?
- Some fought with their fists, others were using *rods and whips. [*virga — 1f.]
alii pugnis pugnauerunt, alii uirgis atque uerberibus utebantur. [or: ... pars ... utebatur]
- We ordered them to wait at Helorus and not to flee. [Two versions.]
eis/iis imperauimus ut Helori manerent neue fugerent. /
iussimus eos Helori manere neque fugere.
- Surely you (sg.) are not asking me to love one of Verres' sisters?
num me rogas ut unam e sororibus Verris amem?
- You (pl.) persuaded me to set fire to the walls.
mihi persuasistis ut moenia incenderem.
- It happened that no one saw Verres departing.
accidit ut nemo Verrem uideret proficiscentem.
- She will demand from us that we spare her husband.
a nobis postulabit ut uiro suo parcamus.
- I will see to it that they are bound with chains.
perficiam ut uinc(u)lis uinciantur.
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