A Companion to Roma Aeterna: Based on Hans Ørberg’s by Jeanne Neumann, Hans H. Ørberg

By Jeanne Neumann, Hans H. Ørberg

A sequel to her customary A Companion to Familia Romana (now in its moment edition), Jeanne Marie Neumann's A Companion to Roma Aeterna deals a working observation, in English, of the Latin grammar lined in Hans H. Ørberg's Roma Aeterna, and contains the total textual content of the Ørberg ancillaries Grammatica Latina and Latin–English Vocabulary II. It additionally serves instead for Ørberg’s directions, on which it's based.

notwithstanding designed specially for these coming near near Roma Aeterna at an sped up velocity, this quantity might be priceless to a person looking an specific exposition of that volume's implicitly awarded grammar. as well as many revisions of the textual content, A Companion to Roma Aeterna additionally contains new devices on cultural context, tied to the narrative content material of the chapter.

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To what extent does the author use parallelism in arranging his clauses? • Word order ▷▷ How are words, phrases, and clauses arranged for emphasis? Remember that the first and last positions in the sentence are most emphatic. , juxtaposition of contrasting words, hyperbaton, chiasmus)? xl Lingva Latina: A Companion to Roma Aeterna IV. General • Does the passage provide echoes of previous authors in diction or phraseology? Do these echoes seem to be deliberate or unconscious? • Has the author said only what is necessary to make his point (brevitas), or are unnecessary words, phrases, and sentences added (copia)?

Hoc fēcit] ut, cum duōbus in locīs disiūnctissimīs maximēque dīversīs ūnō cōnsiliō ā bīnīs hostium cōpiīs bellum terrā marīque gererētur, vōs ancipitī contentiōne districtī dē imperiō dīmicārētis. Style Rōma Aeterna offers chronological glimpses into the history of the Roman Republic. The readings, however, fall into various genres: history (Livy, Sallust), historical epitome (Eutropius, periochae), oratory (Cicero), biography (Nepos), political philosophy (Cicero), and miscellany (Aulus Gellius).

A period signifies a long, carefully constructed sentence, often marked by several sub­ ordinate clauses, that generally does not complete the full thought until it has reached the end. xxxvi Lingva Latina: A Companion to Roma Aeterna “Genre” stems from genus, “type”; genres are different categories of literature with particular stylistic expectations. The requirements of each genre differ, but each has its foundations in the principles of rhetoric. ”6 Although Quintilian was writing about oratory, his words are broadly applicable.

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