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Wake Up Call Saves Rome

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Updated 2009-09-24 13:21

A Wake Up Call Saves Rome Sweet Home

LatinEnglish
Arx CapitoliumqueThe citadel and the capitol
tanto silentioso silently (in such great silence)
in summumonto the top [of the Capitoline Hill]
evaseruntmade their way
non custodes solum fallerentthey not only deceived the guards
ne... quidemnot even
non fefelleruntthey didn't deceive
Iunonito Juno (dative!)
non occideranthad not slaughtered
Quae res Romanis saluti fuitThis fact was for safety to the Romans (freely: this fact saved the Romans)
eorumtheir
excitatus estwas awakened
armis raptis(ablative absolute!!)
ceterosthe others (the other Romans)
facileeasily
deieceruntpushed down
non solumnot only
speshope
defecitfailed
tribunis militummilitary tribunes
negotiumtask
Acta res estthe matter was arranged
millea thousand
pretiumprice
factum estwas fixed
allatawere brought (supply "sunt")
iniquaunfair
recusanterejecting
additus estwas added
Vae victis!Woe to the vanquished!
dithe gods
prohibueruntprevented
redemptosransomed
nondumnot yet
pensoweighed out
iterumagain
creatus erathad been elected
iubetorders
imperatcommands
sethemselves (reflexive)
expediantprepare
Suoshis men
in Romanosagainst the Romans
relictuswas left
voluitwished
relinquereto abandon
Veiosnominative/English: Veii
orationem habuitgave a speech
eos movitstirred them [emotionally]
vosplural of "te"
appellamuswe call
Mihi quidemfor my part
haec omnia occurruntthese things occur to me (I think of these things)
colles campiquehills and fields
caelumsky
natus educatusque sumI was born and brought up
urbi constituendaefor founding a city
mari propinquumnear to the sea
ipsa magnitudothe size itself (nominative)
Non singulae urbesno one city (what literally?)
coniunctijoined
ignesfires
anciliashields
demissasent down
manentibus vobisif you remain (literally: to you remaining)
memorize