Nomen ____________________________                                                        Latin 121, Fall 2015

Hodie ____________________________                                                                 Challenge XIIa

 

 

A. Responsa Brevia [5 points]

Please answer the following questions as accurately and fully as possible.

 

1. 3rd declension adjectives share almost all endings with 3rd declension _____-stem nouns: ______________________________________________________________________________

 

2. The irregular verb __________ means "to bear" or "to carry." ______________________________________________________________________________

 

3. Latin often uses the ____________________ construction instead of 'habet' or 'habent.' ______________________________________________________________________________

 

4. In the fourth declension, the vowel ____ is found in almost every combination of g/#/c. ______________________________________________________________________________

 

5. What is the ablative singular ending for all genders of 3rd declension adjectives? ______________________________________________________________________________

 

 

B. Scribe! [3 points]

Put the following English sentences into Latin using good word order and vocabulary. (Hint: if you're feeling daunted by this, come back after you translate the passage.)

 

1. A brave soldier does not fear the enemy. ______________________________________________________________________________

 

2. Marcus says that Aemilia's brother is a Roman knight. ______________________________________________________________________________

 

3. The general (leader) commands the army; the army obeys its own general. ______________________________________________________________________________

 

 

C. Translatio et Grammatica. [15 points]

Please translate the following passage and answer the questions related to the underlined items.

 

117-129

qui ...

metu

circum

ab hostibus

fortes

 

*Please include a word's part of speech when asked to parse!*

 

i. What type of clause? _________________________________________________________

 

ii. Please parse. ________________________________________________________________

 

iii. Which type of phrase? ________________________________________________________

 

iv. What type of ablative construction? ______________________________________________

 

v. Please parse. ________________________________________________________________

 

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D. Cultura Antiqua. [5 points]

This capitulum's 'culture in context' task introduced you to additional facets of the ancient Roman military as well as information about the Column of Trajan and the Arch of Titus. Based on what you read and viewed, consider the quotation from the historian Walter Benjamin, below. Citing the evidence from this task, to what extent do you agree or disagree with this assertion?

 

"There is no document of civilization that is not at the same time a document of barbarism."

 

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