Syllabus Latin 101/102
Syllabus Latin 201/202
Syllabus Latin 351/451
Roman Law & Society Syllabus
Imperialisms - Ancient and Modern
Lingua Latina Handouts:
Lingua Latina Vocabulary I (Chapters 1-4)
Vocabula Somnium Scipionis Cap. IX-XIII
convenio, -venire, -veni, -ventum,
to come together, to visit
complector, -plecti, -plexus sum, to
conlacrimo (1) to weep
aliquanto, a little
suspicio, -ere, -spexi, -spectum, to
conspicio, -ere, -sp
Vocabula Somnium Scipionis Cap. XIV-XVII
metus, -us m. fear
insidiae, -arum f. ambush,
quaero, -ere, -sivi, -situm, to seek,
vivo, -ere, vixi, victum, to live (be
extinguo, -ere, extinxi, extinctum,
to put out, kill, destroy
Principal Rhetorical and Literary Devices
1. Alliteration: repetition of the same letter at beginning of words or syllables:
Marcus me momordit.
2. Anaphora: the repetition of a word or phrase for emphasis:
non feram, non sinam, non patiar
The Supine is a verbal noun of the fourth declension, appearing only in the accusative
singular (-um) and ablative singular (-) and limited to two usages.
I. The Supine in -um:
A. The Supine in -um may be used after verbs of motion to express p
CONJUGATION OF SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD
I. Present Tense.
The present subjunctive is formed by changing the characteristic vowel of the four
conjugations (remember: He beat a friar).
Independent Uses of the Subjunctive Mood
General: Latin has three moods or manners of verbal action. The indicative
mood is used for statements of fact and questions. The imperative mood
expresses a command. The subjunctive is used to express idea, intent
Relative Pronoun Exercise II
1. This is a town in which many people live.
2. I, who am your sister, live far away.
3. I see some girls who are pretty.
4. Give back the money which you took.
5. He was killed by a man whose friends we know.
6. He spoke to t
Relative Pronoun Exercise
I. Fill in the forms of the relative pronoun:
The Q Words
qua, by what road? how? where?
quacumque adv. wherever; howsoever
qualis, -e adj. of such a kind
qualiscumque, qualecumque adj. of whatever kind
quam adv. how, how much; than (with comparitive); as (with superlative)
quamdiu interrog. how long
Relative & Interrogative Pronoun
1. Relative Pronoun qui, quae, quod (who, that, which):
Pro Archia Vocabulary (Sections 1-7)
ingenium, -i, natural talent; character
iudex, iudicis m. juror
exiguus, -a, -um, scanty, small, slight
infitior, infitiari, intitiatus sum, to
versor, -ari, -atus sum, to be engaged in
ratio, -ionis f. methodolog
Pronouns are used as Nouns or as Adjectives. Pronouns have special declensi on forms,
which may vary between substantive and adjectival use. They are divided into seven
Personal Pron ouns: as, ego, I.
Reflexive Pronouns: as, se, himself.
Pro Archia Vocabulary (Sections 8-14)
civitas, -atis f. city; citizenship
amplius adv. more, further
infirmo (1) to weaken, void
ascribo, -ere, -scripsi, -scriptum, to enrol
nego (1) to deny; say not
adsum, -esse, afui, to be present
auctoritas, -atis f.
Present Active Participles
1. Gallus canens novum diem salutat.
2. Puer dormiens galum canentem non audit.
3. Puer vigilans gallum audit.
4. Servus puerum bibentem aspicit.
5. Davus Quintum in lecto iacentem relinquit.
6. Davus ad puerum dormientem adit e
PETRONIUS: A WEREWOLF STORY
Cum adhuc servirem, habitabamus in vico angusto; nunc Gavillae
domus est. Ibi, quomodo dii volunt, amare coepi uxorem Terentii coponis;
noveratis Melissam Tarentinam, pulcherrimum bacciballum. Sed ego non
adhc adv. still, ye t. servi, -re, -v, -tum, to serve; be a slave. habit (1) to live . vicus, -, village ; ward
(of a city), street, block. angustus, -a, - um, narrow, conf ined.
qumodo, ju st a s, as. di =
Personal Pronoun Exercise
I. Fill in the forms of the personal pronoun:
of him, his _
by, with him _
of her, hers
by, with her
by, with them_
Present Tense All Conjugations Active and Passive
amo I love
amas you love
amat he loves
amamus we love
amatis you (pl.) love
amant they love
Thus: moneo I warn
mones you warn
T. PETRONIUS ARBITER (? - A.D. 66)
Petronius was the reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of
Roman society of the 1st century A.D. Seneca criticized him as a pleasureseeker who "turned night into day".
Petronius was a man of pleasure and o
I. PREPOSITIONS WITH THE A CCUSATIVE:
ad , to(ward), till
ante , before
apud, at, by, near
extra, outside of
The Perfect Tenses
The tenses of the perfect system (perfect, pluperfect & future perfect) are all formed off the
perfect stem, obtained from the third principal part of the verb. Note the regular principal
parts for 1st and 2d conjugation verbs: voc, -re
1. Personal Pronoun is, ea, id (he, she, it):
Passive Periphrastic Exercise
The passive periphrastic is a common construction in Latin. It combines the future
passive participle with the verb esse to create a verb tense that implies future action and
obligation or necessity. It is translated actively
VERBS: PERSONAL E NDINGS AND TENSE INDICATORS
I. Personal endings of Active Verbs:
-o (-m) (I)
(he, she it)
The only exception to this pattern is in the Perfect Tense, which ha
PERSONAL ENDINGS FOR V ERBS
Verbs in English take their meaning from the personal pronouns attached to
them: I walk and they walk mean different things. In Latin the personal
pronouns are not necessary to complete the meaning of the verb. Instead, the