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Beginners Latin Course: 3. Adventures of Hercules(2), 40. a Miraculous Hail-storm

40. a Miraculous Hail-storm

Tum Hercules boves per Hispaniam et Liguriam compellere constituit;

postquam igitur omnia parata sunt, boves ex insula ad continentem transportavit.

Ligures autem, gens bellicosissima, dum ille per fines eorum iter facit, magnas copias coegerunt atque eum longius progredi prohibebant.

Hercules magnam difficultatem habebat, barbari enim in locis superioribus constiterant et saxa telaque in eum coniciebant.

Ille quidem paene omnem spem salutis deposuerat, sed tempore opportunissimo Iuppiter imbrem lapidum ingentium e caelo demisit.

Hi tanta vi ceciderunt ut magnum numerum Ligurum occiderint; ipse tamen Hercules (ut in talibus rebus accidere consuevit) nihil incommodi cepit.


40. a Miraculous Hail-storm 40. a Miraculous Hail-storm 40\. uma tempestade de granizo milagrosa

Tum Hercules boves per Hispaniam et Liguriam compellere constituit; Then Hercules said, left Spain and of Liguria, and to force them by means of oxen, and made him;

postquam igitur omnia parata sunt, boves ex insula ad continentem transportavit. they are, therefore, all things are ready after that, he transported to the oxen out of the island back to the mainland.

Ligures autem, gens bellicosissima, dum ille per fines eorum iter facit, magnas copias coegerunt atque eum longius progredi prohibebant. This Ligurian tribe, however, the nation of warlike people, he has made and, while He was by the borders of their own, have a large army, compelled him; and also to allow them to advance too far.

Hercules magnam difficultatem habebat, barbari enim in locis superioribus constiterant et saxa telaque in eum coniciebant. Let me tell you a great was the difficulty that slaves, and barbarians in place, and were the stones and weapons at him, for they were throwing into the upper regions.

Ille quidem paene omnem spem salutis deposuerat, sed tempore opportunissimo Iuppiter imbrem lapidum ingentium e caelo demisit. It 's true almost all hope of rescue, Jupiter, the rain of stones, had a good but by the time out of heaven, let it down very appropriate.

Hi tanta vi ceciderunt ut magnum numerum Ligurum occiderint; ipse tamen Hercules (ut in talibus rebus accidere consuevit) nihil incommodi cepit. These are the number of the Ligurians should kill him, as the great; they fell with such force; he, however, Hercules (such as that on such things to happen much) that none of the injury that took in battle.