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Beginners Latin Course: 1. Perseus and the Gorgon, 3. Perseus is sent on his Travels

3. Perseus is sent on his Travels

Perseus igitur multos annos ibi habitabat, et cum matre sua vitam beatam agebat.

At Polydectes Danaen magnopere amabat, atque eam in matrimonium ducere volebat.

Hoc tamen consilium Perseo minime gratum erat. Polydectes igitur Perseum dimittere constituit.

Tum iuvenem ad se vocavit et haec dixit: "Turpe est hanc ignavam vitam agere; iam dudum tu adulescens es.

Quo usque hic manebis? Tempus est arma capere et virtutem praestare. Hinc abi, et caput Medusae mihi refer.


3. Perseus is sent on his Travels 3\. Perseus is sent on his travels

Perseus igitur multos annos ibi habitabat, et cum matre sua vitam beatam agebat. Perseus therefore lived there for many years, and his life with his mother blessed life. Perseu, portanto, viveu lá por muitos anos e viveu uma vida feliz com sua mãe.

At Polydectes Danaen magnopere amabat, atque eam in matrimonium ducere volebat. But Polydectes Danae very much attached to her, and to lead her in marriage, and would have done. Mas Polidectes amava muito Danae e desejava se casar com ela.

Hoc tamen consilium Perseo minime gratum erat. This plan, nevertheless denounced the league with Perseus, who was not at all. Esse conselho, entretanto, não era de forma alguma aceitável para Perseu. Polydectes igitur Perseum dimittere constituit. Polydectes therefore decided to send the boy away. Polidectes, portanto, decide liberar Perseu.

Tum iuvenem ad se vocavit et haec dixit: Then the young man to be called, and she said: Então ele chamou o jovem para ele e disse isso "Turpe est hanc ignavam vitam agere; iam dudum tu adulescens es. "It is disgraceful that this worthless life, now long are you young man.

Quo usque hic manebis? How long will you stay here? Tempus est arma capere et virtutem praestare. It is time to take up arms and the power to perform. Hinc abi, et caput Medusae mihi refer. Geh und bring mir den Kopf. Depart, and bring me the head.