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Beginners Latin Course: 1. Perseus and the Gorgon, 2. Jupiter Saves his Son

2. Jupiter Saves his Son

Iuppiter tamen haec omnia vidit, et filium suum servare constituit.

Tranquillum igitur fecit mare, et arcam ad insulam Seriphum perduxit.

Huius insulae Polydectes tum rex erat. Postquam arca ad litus appulsa est, Danae in harena quietem capiebat.

Post breve tempus a piscatore quodam reperta est, et ad domum regis Polydectis adducta est. Ille matrem et puerum benigne excepit, et eis sedem tutam in finibus suis dedit.

Danae hoc donum libenter accepit, et pro tanto beneficio regi gratias egit.


2. Jupiter Saves his Son

Iuppiter tamen haec omnia vidit, et filium suum servare constituit. Jupiter, however, saw all these things, and to save his son.

Tranquillum igitur fecit mare, et arcam ad insulam Seriphum perduxit. So the sea is calm and the box to the island Seriphus.

Huius insulae Polydectes tum rex erat. As well as the islands of Polydectes, who was the king of this. Postquam arca ad litus appulsa est, Danae in harena quietem capiebat. After the box to the shore, Danaê taking quiet arena.

Post breve tempus a piscatore quodam reperta est, et ad domum regis Polydectis adducta est. After a brief time by a fisherman discovered, the home of the king Polydectes. Ille matrem et puerum benigne excepit, et eis sedem tutam in finibus suis dedit. He, his mother, and the child, the people gladly received with kindness, and in the borders of his, and gave them a save place.

Danae hoc donum libenter accepit, et pro tanto beneficio regi gratias egit. Danaê dieses Geschenk bereitwillig und mehr Gefallen vom König dankt. Danaê this gift willingly, and more favor from the king thanks.