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

3 Perseus is sent on his Travels (primer)

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Perseus igitur habitabat ibi multos annos,

Perseus therefore lived in that place for many years,

et cum sua matre agebat beatam vitam.

and together with his mother led a happy life.

At Polydectes magnopere amabat Danaen,

But Polydectes greatly was loving Danae

atque volebat ducere eam in matrimonium.

and was wanting to lead her into marriage.

tamen hoc consilium erat minime gratum Perseo.

However this plan was not at all pleasing to Perseus.

Polydectes igitur constituit dimittere Perseum.

Polydectes therefore decided to send away Perseus.

Tum vocavit iuvenem ad se et dixit haec:

Then he called the young man to himself and said these < things>: "Turpe est agere hanc ignavam vitam;

"Disgraceful it is to live this idle life;

iam dudum tu es adulescens.

for a long time now you are a young man.

usque quo manebis hic?

Until when are you going to remain here?

est tempus capere arma et praestare virtutem.

It is time to take up arms and to show your courage.

abi hinc,

Go away from here,

et refer mihi caput Medusae.”

and bring back for me the head of Medusa!


3 Perseus is sent on his Travels (primer) Perseus is sent on his Travels (primer)

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Perseus igitur habitabat ibi multos annos, Perseus therefore lived there for many years,

Perseus therefore lived in that place for many years, Perseus therefore lived in that place for many years,

et cum sua matre agebat beatam vitam. And when the mother was happy life. e ele viveu uma vida feliz com sua mãe.

and together with his mother led a happy life.

At Polydectes magnopere amabat Danaen, But Polydectes greatly loved Danae,

But Polydectes greatly was loving Danae

atque volebat ducere eam in matrimonium. ; and He willed to take her in marriage.

and was wanting to lead her into marriage. and was wanting to lead her into marriage.

tamen hoc consilium erat minime gratum Perseo. This is the purpose, however, was not at all pleasing to the Perseus.

However this plan was not at all pleasing to Perseus. However this plan was not at all pleasing to Perseus. No entanto, este plano não agradou a Perseu.

Polydectes igitur constituit dimittere Perseum. And made him to let them go Polydectes therefore, a Perseus.

Polydectes therefore decided to send away Perseus. Polydectes therefore decided to send away Perseus.

Tum vocavit iuvenem ad se et dixit haec: Then she called the young man to him and said:

Then he called the young man to himself and said these < things>: Then he called the young man to himself and said these <things>: "Turpe est agere hanc ignavam vitam; "It is shameful to this worthless life;

"Disgraceful it is to live this idle life; "Disgraceful it is to live this idle life;

iam dudum tu es adulescens. Sie sind ein junger Mann, wir haben uns unterhalten. You are a young man, we have been talking.

for a long time now you are a young man. for a long time now you are a young man.

usque quo manebis hic? Until when will you be here?

Until when are you going to remain here? Until when are you going to remain here?

est tempus capere arma et praestare virtutem. it is time to take up arms and perform power.

It is time to take up arms and to show your courage. It is time to take up arms and to show your courage.

abi hinc, Be gone;

Go away from here, Go away from here

et refer mihi caput Medusae.” and bring me the head of Medusa. "

and bring back for me the head of Medusa! for me, and bring back the head of Medusa?