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Beginners Latin Course: 3. Adventures of Hercules(2), 36. Laomedon and the Sea-Monster (primer)

36. Laomedon and the Sea-Monster (primer)

illo tempore quidam Laomedon obtinebat regnum Troiae.

At that time a certain Laomedon held the kingship of Troy.

ad hunc Neptunus et Apollo venerant superiore anno

To this < man> Neptune and Apollo had come in the previous year et cum Troia nondum haberet moenia,

and since Troy not yet had city-walls,

obtulerant auxilium ad hoc opus .

they had offered help towards this task .

tamen postquam moenia confecta sunt auxilio horum,

However, after the walls were finished with the help of these < gods>, Laomedon nolebat persolvere praemium quod proposuerat .

Laomedon refused to pay out the reward which he had proposed .

igitur Neptunus et Apollo

Therefore Neptune and Apollo,

irati ob hanc causam

angered on account of this reason,

miserunt quoddam monstrum horribili specie

sent a certain monster with horrible appearance

quod veniebat e mari cottidie

which came out of the sea every day

et vorabat homines -que pecudes.

and devoured people and cattle.

autem Troiani perterriti timore continebantur in urbe,

And the Trojans, terrified with fear, were being held in in the city,

et compulerant omnia pecora ex agris intra muros.

and had driven together all their flocks out of the fields inside the city walls.

Laomedon commotus his rebus consuluit oraculum

Laomedon, worried by these things, he consulted an oracle,

ac deus praecepit ei ut

and the god advised to him that

obiceret monstro filiam Hesionem.

he should throw to the monster his daughter Hesione.


36. Laomedon and the Sea-Monster (primer) 36. Laomedon and the Sea-Monster (primer) 36. Laomedon y el monstruo marino (cartilla) 36. Laomedonte e o Monstro Marinho (cartilha)

illo tempore quidam Laomedon obtinebat regnum Troiae. At that time, some Läomedon over Troy. その時、トロイの上のいくつかのLäomedon。

At that time a certain Laomedon held the kingship of Troy.

ad hunc Neptunus et Apollo venerant superiore anno Apollo and Neptune come this year

To this < man> Neptune and Apollo had come in the previous year et cum Troia nondum haberet moenia, And when Troy has not the walls;

and since Troy not yet had city-walls,

obtulerant auxilium ad hoc opus . offered to help in this task.

they had offered help towards this task .

tamen postquam moenia confecta sunt auxilio horum, However, after the walls have been done to help these;

However, after the walls were finished with the help of these < gods>, Laomedon nolebat persolvere praemium quod proposuerat . Laomedon did not want to pay the fine for the reward that he proposed to do.

Laomedon refused to pay out the reward which he had proposed .

igitur Neptunus et Apollo

Therefore Neptune and Apollo,

irati ob hanc causam So he was angry

angered on account of this reason,

miserunt quoddam monstrum horribili specie

sent a certain monster with horrible appearance

quod veniebat e mari cottidie that He came out of the sea every day,

which came out of the sea every day

et vorabat homines -que pecudes. and devoured men que cattle.

and devoured people and cattle.

autem Troiani perterriti timore continebantur in urbe, the fear of being intimidated, however, they were confined in the city of the Trojans,

And the Trojans, terrified with fear, were being held in in the city,

et compulerant omnia pecora ex agris intra muros. and had sought shelter within the walls of all the animals are out of the fields.

and had driven together all their flocks out of the fields inside the city walls.

Laomedon commotus his rebus consuluit oraculum Moved by these considerations, Laomedon consulted the oracle of the things,

Laomedon, worried by these things, he consulted an oracle,

ac deus praecepit ei ut had some god told him to,

and the god advised to him that

obiceret monstro filiam Hesionem. to expose a monster's daughter flame.

he should throw to the monster his daughter Hesione.