Billeder på siden
PDF
ePub
[ocr errors]

lengthened by the arsis. Celebrabant, v. 252,=frequented, thronged, (Haupt. Cf. I. 172] or, as generally translated, made resound. – 254 - 259. Nilus = the Nile. Extremum. See on summa, v. 235. Quod adhuc latet; and this has been true even down to our own day. Cf. Horace, C. IV. 14. 45: fontium qui celat origines, Nilus ; and Tibullus, I. 7. 24: Nile pater, quanam possum te dicere causa, Aut quibus in terris, occuluisse caput ? Valles. Gr. 363. A. & S. 204 Ismarios = Thracian (rivers), from Ismarus, a mountain of Thrace, near the Strymon and Hebrus. Hesperiosque – Padumque = and the rivers of the west, the Rhine, Rhone, and Po. Cuirto which river ; i. e. to Rome built on its banks. Rerum potentia= the sovereignty of the world. Thybrin · Tiberim, the Tiber; the Greek form, as the more poetical. Gr. 93. 2. A. & S. 80. II. 260. Tartara; sing. Tartarus. Gr. 141. A. & S. 92. 1. Rimis. 414. 4. A. & S. 247. 3. - 261. Regem Pluto, the king of the lower world. See on I. 113. Conjuge=Proserpina. See Book V.-263. Pontus. Gr. 362. 2. I). A. & S. 210. — 264. Existunt = emergunt. Sparsas – augent=increase the number of islands. The Cyclades, a cluster of islands in the Aegean sea, are put for islands in general. - 265. Ima (sc. loca) the bottom. - 267. Summo ... profundo = =on the surface of the deep. See on v. 235. – 268, 269. Nerea ... Doridaque. See on v. 11. Latuisse. Gr. 551. I. A. & S. 272, N. 1. - 270. Aquis. Gr. 422. 2. A. & S. 242. — 272. Ponto. Gr. 414. 4. A. & S. 249. I. 274. In

viscera. The accusative is used because condiderant includes the idea of retiring into, as well as hiding. 275. Collo. Gr. 434. 2. A. & S. 241, R. 1. 276. Tremore. Gr. 414. 3. A. & S. 247. 2. So voce, v. 278. – 277. Infra=inferius.—279 - 281. Si placet hoc meruique=if this seems good (to thee) and I have deserved it. Gr. 508. A. & S. 261, R. 1. Quid. Gr. 380. 2. A. & S. 232 (3). Deum. Gr. 45. 5. 4); 396. III. 2. 3) (2). A. & S. 53 ; 212, R. 2 (3). Liceat. Gr. 488. I. A. & S. 260, R. 6. Periturae; sc. mihi. Gr. 385. A. & S. 223, R. 2. Viribus. 414. 2. A. & S. 247. I (2). So igne. Perire. Gr. 545. 2. 2); 549. A. & S. 269, R. 2 and R. 5. Auctore=by its author ; i. e. by the thought of the greatness of its author. - 285, 286. Hosne - refers = Is this the reward, this the recompense you give, etc. — 287. Anno. Gr. 378. 1. A. & S. 236. — 288, 289. Alimenta. Gr. 363. A. & S. 204. On pecori, generi, and vobis, see Gr. 284. II. A. & S. 223. - 290. Fac= suppose. Gr. 237 ; 558. IV. 2. A. & S. 162. 4; 273, N. 3. Undae; sc. meruerunt. - 291. Frater; sc. tuus Neptune. Sorte; when the three brothers divided the world among themselves by lot. See on I. 113. – 293. Quod – gratia=but if regard neither for your brother nor for me. Fratris. Gr. 396. II. A. & S. 211 and

[ocr errors]

Gr. 386. 1.

R. 2. Mea. Gr. 398. 3. A. & S. 211, R. 3 (c). Tangit=moves. Gr. 508 and 2 A. & S. 261, R. 1. - 294. Coeli. Gr. 406. 1. A. & S. 215 (1). Utrumque; sc. polum. Gr. 371. 4. 2). A. & S. 233 (3). — 295. Vitiaverit violaverit, which is the reading of some editors. Gr. 508. A. & S. 261, R. 1. - 296. Atlas; a high mountain in Africa, whose top was said to support the heavens. Cf. Virg. A. IV. 246. Its introduction here is an anachronism, for the transformation of Atlas (see IV. 657) had not yet taken place. Laborat=is hard pressed. – 298. Pereunt. See on v. 295. 299. Chaos antiquum ; i. e. the chaotic confusion previous to the creation of the world. Flammis. Gr. 425. 2. 2.) A. & S. 242. 300. Superest. See on v. 295. Rerum summae = for the universe; literally, for the totality of things. Gr. 384. I. A. & S. 223. 303. Manibus =to the Manes ; i. e. the lower world. Gr. 391. I. A. & S. 222, R. 1.' For rētulit, see on repulit, v. 157. — 304. Pater = Jupiter. Superos the gods. Ipsum Phoebus. 305. Perat. Gr. 509 and 533. 3. A. & S. 261. 2. — 306. Interitura; sc. esse. Gr. 228. A. & S. 162. 14. Summam arcem = ascending, he seeks the topmost point of heaven. – 307. Terris.

A. & S. 224, N. 1. - 309. Posset. Gr. 501. I. A. & S. 264 7. So dimitteret, next line. — 310. Coelo. Gr. 422. 2. A. & S. 255, R. 3 (6). — 311. Libratum . ab aure; i. e. poised in his upraised hand before hurling it. — 312. Animaque — rotisque. Gr. 425 ; 704. I. 2. A. & S. 242 ; 323. I (2). - 313. Ignibus. Gr. 414. 4. A. & S. 247. 3.

314, Saltu. Gr. 431. A. & S. 257. So flamma, v. 319. - 315. Jugo. Gr. 425. A. & S. 242. 316. Temone. Gr. 425. A. & S. 251. - 320. Tractu=train. Gr. 414. 3. A. & S. 247. 2. — 322. Cecidit. Gr. 515. III. A. & S. 263. 2 (4). Cecidisse. Gr. 551. I. A. & S. 272. Videri. Gr. 552.

- 323. Orbe=part of the earth. Gr. 422. 1. 2). A. & S. 254, R. 3. - 324. Eridanus = the Padus, or Po. See v. 258. Some have supposed it to be the Rhine. See on Virg. G. I. 482. - 325. Naïdes Naiades; the Naiads, or water-nymphs. Hesperiae=western, or Italian. The Greek poets called Italy Hesperia, or the western land. See on Virg. A. I. 569. - 372. Auriga. Gr. 363. A. & S. 204 — 328. Tenuit. Gr. 508. A. & S. 261, R. 1. So credimus, v. 330. Magnis is emphatic. 329. Luctu.

A. & S. 247. 1. – - 331. Isse; for ivisse = praeterisse. Gr. 551. I. A. & S. 272. — 335. Sinus. Gr. 380. A. & S. 234. II. So pectora, v. 341. Percensuit = pererravit

. Orbem. Gr. 371. 4. I). A. & S. 233 (3). - 337. Reperit. See on I. 157. Tamen = indeed.

Ripa. See on v. 323. — 338. Loco. Gr. 386. A. & S. 224. – 339. Aperto nudo. 340. Heliades = the daughters of Helios, or Phoebus, sisters of Phaëthon. Inania =

[ocr errors]

A. & S. 271.

Gr. 414. 2.

SC. soror.

non profutura, Morti= mortuo, Gr. 391. 1. A. & S. 222, R I.

-341. Munera. Gr. 363. A. & S. 204. Palmis. Gr. 414 4 A. & S. 247. 3. 342. Auditurum. Gr. 573; 577. A. & S. 274. R. 6 (6). — 343. Adsternuntur prostrate themselves upon ; used reflexively, like the middle voice in Greek. – 344. Luna – orbem; i. e. four months had passed. — 345. More, Gr. 414 2 A. & S. 249. II. - 346. Quis. Gr. 187. 1. A. & S. 136, R. 2 Phaethusa; the feminine form of Phaëthon. - 347. Maxima; SC natu. Gr. 168. 3. A. & S, 126, R. 1, Vellet. Gr. 518 IL 1 A. & S. 263, R. 2. Terrae. Gr. 424. 3. 2), A. & S. 221, R. 3 (4). Some critics make it a dative. Gr. 384. 2. 1), A. & S. 225. IV., R, 2. 348. Diriguisse. Gr. 551. III. A. & S. 273, N. 7. - 349. Lampetie; from a Greek verb, meaning to shine. - 350. Tertia;

Her name was Phoebe ; or, according to some authorities, Aegle, or Pasiphaë. Pararet. See on vellet, v. 347. — 351. Te neri; sc. dolet. See on v. 348. — 352. Ramos. Gr. 362. A. & S. 210. — 353, Ea. Gr. 371. 3. I). A. & S. 232 (2). - 356. Faciat. Gr. 486. II. A. & S. 260, R. 5. Trahat. Gr. 486. III. A. & S. 260. II. Impetus impulse. 357. Eat. Gr. 509. A. & S. 261, 2.

So jungat. — 358. Truncis. Gr. 425. 2. 2). A. & S. 242, or 251. So manibus, next line. 361. Parce forbear. - 363 Novissima the last. — 364. Stillata; here passive. Sole. Gr. 414. 2. 2). A. & S. 248. II. - 365. Electra=amber, Amnis; i, e, the Eridanus. — 366. Nuribus = women. Gestanda = to be worn ; i. e, as necklaces, bracelets, etc. — 367, Monstro = prodigy. See on v, 338. Proles Stheneleia the son of Stheneleus. Cygnus; or Cycnus, as often written. — 369. Mente. Gr. 429. A. & S. 250. I. Propior; sc. tibi, 370, Ligurum; in the northwestern part of Italy. - 371. Imperio. Gr. 431. A. & S. 257. — 372. Sororibus by his sisters; who had been transformed into trees, as just related. - 373. Viro. Gr. 398. 5. A. & S. 211, R. 5 (1). — 374. Dissimulant = obtegunt, celant. — 375. Junctura= a web ; i.e. the skin between the toes of the swan. - 376. Os; accusative. Rostrum; nominative. - 377. Jovi= aëri, as, often. Cf. Virg. G. I. 418; II. 419, and Hor. C. I. 1. 25. - 378. Iga nis=fulminis. Gr. 399. 2. 2). A. & S. 213, R. 1 (3). – 380. Colat Gr. 500. I.

A. & S. 264. 5. Flammis. Gr. 391. 1. A. & S. 222, R. - 381 Squalidus = clothed in mourning ; sorrowing. — 382 Decoris. See on v. 378. Deficit Gr. 518. 3. A. & S. 263. 5. Deficit orbem = is eclipsed; literally, forsakes (or, fails) the world. – 384. Luctibus. See on v. 338. - 385. Officiumque negat and refuses his service. - 387. Mihi. Gr. 388. II. A. & S. 225. II. Laborum. Gr. 410. III. A. & S, 215. — 388. Agat. Gr. 488. II. A. & S. 260, R. 6. So in v, 390. - 389. Est. See on tenuit,

[ocr errors]

[ocr errors]

5. 338 Posse. Gr. 545. 2. 1) A. & S. 239, R. 2. — 391. Or. batura patres; a bitter sarcasm. Ponat. Gr. 491. A. & S. 262, and R. 1. - 393. Meruisse; sc. eum. Gr. 545. 2. 3) ; 453. 2. A. & S. 206 (4). Rexerit. Gr. 501. I. A. & S. 264. 1. — - 395. Velit. Gr. 492. 3. A. & S. 262. The neve serves to connect cir. camstant with rognnt, and rogant with velit ; and they beg that he will fot, etc. Rebus. See on v. 307. So precibus, v. 397. 396. Voce. Gr. 414. 3. A. & S. 247. 2.

- 397. Regaliter = more regis. — 398. Terrore. Gr. 414. 2. A. & S. 247. 1. - -399. Dolens = propter dolorem. Stimulo et verbere. Gr. 414. 4. A. & S. 247. 3. - 400. Natum; i. e. mortem nati. Illis. See on 307.

[ocr errors]

METAMORPHOSES. BOOK III.

THE STORY OF CADMUS AND THE DRAGON. (vv. 1-130.)

1 Deus=Jupiter, who, under the disguise of a bull, had carried Europa, the daughter of Agenor, king of Phoenicia, from her native country to Crete. Imagine. Gr. 431. A. & S. 257. So orbe, v. 6. -2 Se; sc. esse Jovem. Dictaea = Cretan; from the mountain Dicte, on which Jupiter was said to have been brought up, whence his surname, Dictaeus. - 3. Pater = Agenor. Ignarus ; i. e. igno. rant of the fate of Europa, to whom raptam refers. Cadmo = Cadmus, son of Agenor. Gr. 385. A. & S. 223, R. 2. – 4. Imperat. Gr. 467. III. ; 518. 3. A. & S. 145. I. 3 ; 263. 5. Invenerit is the fut. perf. - 5. Facto. Gr. 429. A. & S. 250. I. Pius ; i e. in filiam.

Sceleratus ; (crudelis) in filium. - 6. Pos. sit Gr. 486. II. A. & S. 260, R. 5. – 8. Agenorides. Gr. 316. A. & S. 100. 1. — 9. Sit ... habitanda. Gr. 229; 525. A. & S. 162. 15; 265. – 10. Tibi. Gr. 386. A. & S. 224 Solis = solitariis, desertis. — 11. Aratri. See on decoris, II. 382. — 12. Hao duce. Gr. 431. A. & S. 257, R. 7 (a) and (6). Carpe vias = take your way. Herba Gr. 422. 1. 2). A. & S. 254, R. 3. – 13. Fac condas See that you build. Gr. 493. 2. A. & S. 262, R. 4. - 14. Castalio ... antro; i. e. the cave in Mount Parnasus which was the seat of the Delphic oracle, and which Ovid here calls Cas. talian, from the neighboring fount of that name, sacred to Apollo and the Muses. Gr. 422. 2. A. & S. 255, R. 3 (6). — 16. Cervice. See on herba, v. 12. 17. Presso tardo. Cf. Livy, XXVIII. 14: Hispanos presso gradu incedere jubet. - Auctorem. Gr. 363.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

ens

A. & S. 204. - 19. Vada. Gr. 371. 3. A. & S. 233, R. 1. Cephisi. See on I. 369. Panopes=of Panope, a city of Phocis. See on L 313. - 20. Cornibus. Gr. 429. A. & S. 250. I. — 21. Mugitibus. Gr. 414. 4. A. & S. 247. 3. Impulit=set in motion, shook. 24. Agit grates. See on II. 152. Terrae. Gr. 384. II. A. & S. 223. So Jovi, v. 26. - 26. Ire. Gr. 551. II. 1. A. & S. 273. 2 (d).

- 27. Libandas for a libation. Gr. 565. 3. 2). A. & S. 274, R. 7 (a). The water for such a purpose must be taken from a running stream. - 28. Securi. Gr. 414. 4. A. & S. 247. 3. - 30. Effici.

arcum=forming a low arch with stones joined together. 31. A quis. Gr. 429. A. & S. 250. I. Antro. See on v. 16. — 32. Martius. Some say that the dragon was the son of Mars and Tilphossa, the Fury; others, that it was sacred to Mars. Cristis ... et auro cristis aureis. Gr. 704. II. 2. A. & S. 323. 2 (3). – 35. Tyria. Tyre was a city of Phoenicia. See on v. 1. — 36. Gradu. Gr. 414. 3. A. & S. 247. 2. — 37. Antro. See on v. 14 So manibus, v. 39. – 42. Sinuatur= winds himself. See on II. 343. - 43. Media — parte; sc. corporis =more than half his length. 44. Corpore. Gr. 428. A. & S. 211, R. 6. Quanto; sc. is est. See on II. 138. — 45. Spectes. Gr. 503. III. A. & S. 261. 2. — Arctos. See on II. 132 and 171. — 46. Phoenicas. Gr. 98. A. & S. 85, Ex. 2. Parabant. Gr. 474, and 2. A. & S. 259, R. 4 (3). - 48. Occupat= attacks.

51. Sit. Gr. 525. A. & S. 265. Sociiş. Gr. 387. A. & S. 226. Agenore. Gr. 425. 3. 1). A. & S. 246. — 52. Leoni. Gr. 385. + A. & S. 224, R. 2. — -53. Erat; sc. ei - he had. Ferro. See on corpore, v. 44. - 54. Telo. Gr. 417. A. & S. 256, R. 1.–56. Cor. poris. Gr. 396. IV. A. & S. 211, R. 6. — 57. Lingua. Gr. 414 4 A. & S. 247. 3. So dextra (sc, manu), v. 59. — 60. Magnum magno. Gr. 596. A. & S. 279. 4. - 62. Mota forent - would have been moved. Gr. 297. III. 2 and foot-note ; 486. I. A. & S. 154, R. 3; 261, R. - 64. Repulit; with antepenult lengthened. See on 11. 157: -65. Quoque. Gr. 602. III. A. & S. 279. 3 (d). - 66. Curvamine. See on cervice, v. 16. — 68. Dolore. Gr. 414. 2. A. & S. 247. I (1). – 71. Tergo. See on v. 37. Ossibus. Gr. 384. I. A. & S. 223. — 76 Ore. See on v. 37. Stygio. See on I. 139. —77, 78. Ipse — cingitur= Now he winds himself into a great coil; literally, with coils making a great circle. See on II. 343. Trabe. See on v. 54. Exstat extends himself. - 79. Impete; for ime petu, which is not admissible before a consonant in hexameter verse. Gr. 133. A. & S.94. - 81. Spolio the skin. Gr. 414. 4. A. & S. 247. 3. - 84. Ferro. Gr. 384. II. A. & S. 223.

85. Palato. Gr. 422. 1. 2). A. & S. 254, R. 3. — 88. Dabat retro = drew back ; like retrahebat. Gr. 469. II. A. & S. 145. II. 1. Sedere =

[ocr errors]
« ForrigeFortsæt »