Tuesday, June 12, 2012


377     -     378     -     379

Gloria vincendi iuncta est cum milite, Caesar;
   Caesar, parcendi gloria sola tua est.

Source: Antonius Tebaldeus (1463-1537), in Nihus (1642). 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:

Caesar (Caesaris, m.): Caesar, emperor

cum: with (prep. + abl.); when, since, although (conjunction + subj.)
glōria -ae f.: glory, fame
iungō iungere iūnxī iūnctum: join
mīles -itis m.: soldier
parcō parcere pepercī: spare, be sparing of (+ dat.)
sōlus -a -um: only, alone; sōlum (adv.), only, merely
sum, esse, fuī: be, exist
tuus -a -um: your
vincō vincere vīcī victum: conquer

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