Saturday, June 2, 2012

Victoria Animi


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Victoria Animi
Quod si magnificae deerunt tibi munera famae,
   Vincere disce animum; tu quoque magnus eris.


Source: Benedictus Iovius (1471-1545), Epigrammata. Meter:  Elegiac.

The vocabulary is keyed to the DCC Latin Vocabulary list. There is only one word in this poem that is not on the DCC list:

magnificus, -a, -um: great, noble, splendid

animus -ī m.: spirit, mind
dēsum -esse -fuī: be lacking
disco -ere didicī: learn
fāma -ae f.: rumor, fame
māgnus -a -um great
mūnus mūneris n.: gift, offering
qui, quae, quod: who, which, what; quis quid: who? what? which?
quoque: also, too
sī: if
sum, esse, fuī: be, exist
tū tuī tibi tē: you (sing.)
victōria -ae f.: victory
vinco vincere vīcī victum: conquer

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