Monday, April 25, 2011

Hostem cum fugeret...

Hostem cum fugeret, se Fannius ipse peremit.
Hic, rogo, non furor est, ne moriare, mori?


Source: Martial 2.80

Meter: elegiac

hostis - enemy
cum - when
fugio - flee, run away from
se - (him)self
Fannius - personal name
ipse - he, himself
perimo - kill, destroy
hic - this
rogo - ask
non - not, no
furor - madness, fury, rage
sum - be, exist
ne -not, so that not, lest
morior - die

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