CICERO VOCABULARY IV
postul (1) to demand
ord, -inis m. order, rank, class
decern, -ere, -crv, -crtum, to decide,
obtemper (1) to obey
abhorre, -re, -u + ab, to be averse to, be
ms, mris m. custom, usage, practice
CICERO VOCABULARY III
undique, on all sides
licet, -re, licuit, to be permissible
recognosc, -ere, -nv, -nitum, to call to
vigil (1) to keep watch, be vigilant
sals, -tis f. safety.
pernicis, - f. ruin, destruction.
obscr adv. dimly, obscure
CICERO VOCABULARY I
qu sque, up until what point, how long.
abtor, t, -sus sum + abl. to abuse.
patientia, -ae, patience, endurance.
quam di, how long.
furr, -ris m. rage, fury.
iste, ista, istud, that.
ld, -ere, -ls, -lsum, to mock.
effrntus, -a, -um, un
qu sque, up until what point, how long. abtor, t, -sus sum + abl. to use up, misuse, abuse. A deponent
verb (or any verb in the passive voice) often changes -ris to -re in the 2nd person si
M. CICERONIS TULLI ORATIO IN L. CATILINAM PRIMA
IN S ENATU HABITA A.D. VI. ID. NOV .
 Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra? quam diu etiam
furor iste tuus nos eludet? quem ad finem sese effrenata iactabit audacia?
Nihilne te noctu
M. TULLIUS CICERO (106-43 B. C.)
Cicero was born on January 3, 106 B .C. of a
rich and well connected eques from Arpinum
in the hills south of Rome. He received an
excellent education, saw military service
during the Social War in 90/89, and later
C. IULI CAESARIS BELLUM CIVILE: THE DEATH OF POMPEY
After Caesars victory at Pharsalus in T hessa ly in August 48, Po mpe y fle d north to
Mace donia, the n alo ng the so uthern coa st of wha t is now T urke y, a nd eve ntually down
the coast of Syria, Ph
C. JULIUS CAESAR (100-44 B.C.)
Born of a high patrician family, Caesar became
an early supporter of the populares. He saw service
in the East in 81, studied rhetoric at Rhodes,
campaigned against the pirates (75-74), and on his
return to Rome favored the
abeo, -ire, abii, to go away, depart.
abscedo, -ere, abscessi, to go away.
abscido, -ere, abscidi, abscissum, to cut
abstraho, -ere, abstraxi, abstractum, to
accipio, -ere, accepi, acceptum, to receive.
accuro, -ere, ac(cu)curi, accursum, t
JOHANNES DE ALTA SILVA
DE THESAURO ET FURE ASTUTO
Fuit antiquo tempore rex quidam magnus et potens. Qui, colligendi
thesauros cupidissimus, magnae altitudinis latitudinisque turrim
auro, argento pretiosisque omnibus rebus usque ad sum
crd, -ere , crdid, creditum, to believe. This verb normally governs a dative in classical Latin with
persons or words, but in + acc. with facts. omnipotens, -entis , all-powerful. creator, -ris m. creator,
Credo in Deum Patrem omnipotentem, Creatorem caeli et terrae.
Et in Iesum Christum, Filium eius unicum, Dominum nostrum, qui
conceptus est de Spiritu Sancto, natus ex Maria Virgine, passus sub Pontio
The Apostles Creed:
The Apostles Creed is a brief summary statement of Christian belief
traditionally attributed to the 12 apostles. According to church legend, each of
the 12 apostles contributed one clause of the creed before embarking
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 =
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
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