AdditionalMartialPoems - Additional Martial Poems Cite the Latin words phrases clauses or sentences that answer the questions Then answer the question

AdditionalMartialPoems - Additional Martial Poems Cite the...

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Additional Martial Poems Cite the Latin words, phrases, clauses or sentences that answer the questions. Then answer the question in English using complete sentences. Use the online dictionary and resources given in the content lesson to help you read-translate each passage. Please read the brief “notes” section at the end of the document. II.87 Dicis amore tui bellas ardere puellas , qui faciem sub aqua, Sexte, natantis habes. 1. How does Martial describe Sextus’ physical appearance? a. He looks like a fish or , “something swimming underwater” 2. According to Martial’s description, what animal could Sextus be compared to? a. A fish What do they have in common? a. They both think that women burn with love for them. 3. What word in line 1 contrasts with aqua in line 2 (antithesis)? What is the implication? a. “ardere” I.64 Bella es, novimus, et puella , verum est, et dives , quis enim potest negare? Sed cum te nimium, Fabulla, laudas, nec dives neque bella nec puella es. 1. Translate the epigram as literally as possible. a. Translation: We know you are beautiful, and a woman, it is true, and rich, for who can deny it? But Fabulla, when you praise yourself too much, you are neither rich, nor beautiful, nor a girl.

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