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Pliny Vocabulary
come near
pumice stone
burned
stone
accedo, accedere, accessi, accessurus
pumex, pumicis, M.
ambustus, -a, -um
lapis, lapidis, M.
come near
accedo, accedere, accessi, accessurus
pumice stone
pumex, pumicis, M.
21 terms
Pliny Vocabulary
avunculus, avunculi
classis
species
posteri, posterorum
uncle
fleet of ships
shape
future generations
avunculus, avunculi
uncle
classis
fleet of ships
19 terms
Pliny Vocab
Avunculu, avunculi, m.
species, species, f.
eruditus, -a, -um
posteri, posterorum
uncle
kind, type
learned, skilled
coming after, following
Avunculu, avunculi, m.
uncle
species, species, f.
kind, type
59 terms
Pliny Vocab
Peto
Avunculus
exitus
scribo
Seek
Uncle
outcome
write
Peto
Seek
Avunculus
Uncle
57 terms
Pliny Vocab
avunculus
supra
apud
non procul
uncle
above
at the house of
not far
avunculus
uncle
supra
above
20 terms
Pliny vocab
salūtem, salūs, f.
morā, mora, f.
assem, assas, m.
torō, torus, m.
greeting
delay
penny
bed
salūtem, salūs, f.
greeting
morā, mora, f.
delay
20 terms
Pliny Vocabulary
avunculus, avunculi (m)
classis, classis (f)
species, species (f)
eruditus, -a, -um
uncle
fleet of ships
shape, appearance
learned
avunculus, avunculi (m)
uncle
classis, classis (f)
fleet of ships
85 terms
Pliny Vocab
regere
cunctationem
cognitionibus
ideo
to guide
hesitation
the trials
for this reason
regere
to guide
cunctationem
hesitation
26 terms
Pliny Vocabulary
spatiosus
capax
infamis
pestilens
spacious; extensive; prolonged
spacious, large, roomy, capacious, wide; capable, fit for
notorious, disreputable
noxious, infected
spatiosus
spacious; extensive; prolonged
capax
spacious, large, roomy, capacious, wide; capable, fit for
58 terms
Pliny Vocab
Aestus, aestus, m.
Balneum, balnei, n.
Clamor, clamoris, m.
Faux, faucis, f.
Heat
Bath
Yell
Throat
Aestus, aestus, m.
Heat
Balneum, balnei, n.
Bath
21 terms
Pliny Vocab
avunculus, avunculi, m.
classis, classis, f.
species, species, f.
eruditus, -a, -um
uncle
fleet of ships
shape, appearance
learned
avunculus, avunculi, m.
uncle
classis, classis, f.
fleet of ships
22 terms
Pliny Vocab
uterque, utraque, utrum
praesum esse, fui, futurus
certiorem facio, ere, feci, factus
nubes, -is, f.
each, either, both
be in charge +dative
to inform
cloud
uterque, utraque, utrum
each, either, both
praesum esse, fui, futurus
be in charge +dative
32 terms
Pliny vocab
Praetorius
Erat
Superbus
Dominus
Having rank of praetor
(He/she) was
Proud
Master
Praetorius
Having rank of praetor
Erat
(He/she) was
35 terms
Pliny Vocab
uterque, utraque, utrum
praesum
certiorem facio,
nubes,
each, either, both
esse, fui, futurus... to be in charge + dative
ere, feci, factus: ... to inform
-is, f... cloud
uterque, utraque, utrum
each, either, both
praesum
esse, fui, futurus... to be in charge + dative
46 terms
Pliny vocab
aetas, -atis, f.
careo, -ere, -ui
carmen, -inis, n.
coepi, -isse, -tus
age/lifetime
to be without
song/tune
to begin
aetas, -atis, f.
age/lifetime
careo, -ere, -ui
to be without
31 terms
Pliny vocab
Aptō
Beātus
Clādēs
Cōdicillī
Aptāre, aptāvī, aptātum... To adapt, to fit
Beāta beātum... Beātī, beātae, beātī... Happy, rich
Clādis, f, diasaster
Cōdicillōrum, m?, writing tablet, note, petition
Aptō
Aptāre, aptāvī, aptātum... To adapt, to fit
Beātus
Beāta beātum... Beātī, beātae, beātī... Happy, rich
15 terms
Pliny Vocab
Nubes, nubis
Pinus, pini
Malo, malle, malui, ___
Mulier, mulieris
F. Cloud, smoke, swarm, frown
F. Pine, fir tree, wood, foliage, ship, pinewood torch
Prefer, incline toward, wish rather.
F. Woman, wife, mistress
Nubes, nubis
F. Cloud, smoke, swarm, frown
Pinus, pini
F. Pine, fir tree, wood, foliage, ship, pinewood torch
36 terms
Pliny test
petis...scribam
si...celebretur
propositam esse
scribenda/legenda
indirect command
future less vivid
indirect statement
future passive participle
petis...scribam
indirect command
si...celebretur
future less vivid
27 terms
Pliny Vocab
animus, -ī, m.
classis, -is, f.
fōrma, -ae, f.
imperium, -ī, n.
mind, attention, soul, character, inclination, judgment, cons…
fleet
form, figure, shape, beauty
power, command
animus, -ī, m.
mind, attention, soul, character, inclination, judgment, cons…
classis, -is, f.
fleet
50 terms
Pliny and Vesuvius
C·PLINIVS·TACITO·SVO·S.
Petis,
ut
tibi
"Gaius Plinius (sends) greeting to his (dear friend) Tacitus."
you ask
that
to you
C·PLINIVS·TACITO·SVO·S.
"Gaius Plinius (sends) greeting to his (dear friend) Tacitus."
Petis,
you ask
64 terms
Pliny 3: the death of Pliny the Elder
petis ut tibi avunculi mei exitum scri…
erat Miseni classemque imperio praesen…
Septembres hora fere septima mater mea…
quae visa est ei, ut eruditissimo viro…
You ask that i write for you about the death of my uncle in o…
He was at Misenum and in person exercising command of the fleet
On 24th August, at about the seventh hour, my mother pointed…
It seemed important to him, as one might expect in so a schol…
petis ut tibi avunculi mei exitum scri…
You ask that i write for you about the death of my uncle in o…
erat Miseni classemque imperio praesen…
He was at Misenum and in person exercising command of the fleet
21 terms
Pliny vocab
Confiteor, comfiteri, confessus sum
Excito, excitare, excitavi, excitatus
Impleo, implere, implevi, impletus
Puto, putare, putavi, putatus
To admit, confess
To stir up, excite
To fill up
To think; consider
Confiteor, comfiteri, confessus sum
To admit, confess
Excito, excitare, excitavi, excitatus
To stir up, excite
23 terms
Pliny Vocab
uterque, utraque, utrum
praesum esse, fui, futurus
certiorem facio, ere, feci, factus
nubes, -is, f.
each, either, both
be in charge +dative
to inform
cloud
uterque, utraque, utrum
each, either, both
praesum esse, fui, futurus
be in charge +dative
52 terms
Pliny vocab
commune
consultant
intra
tecta
Noun, commune, communis, N, community
Verb, consulto, consultare, consultavi, consultatus, they con…
Adv, within
Noun, tectum, tecti, N, houses
commune
Noun, commune, communis, N, community
consultant
Verb, consulto, consultare, consultavi, consultatus, they con…
20 terms
Pliny Vocabulary
ingenium
aliquis
affero
equidem
ability, nature
other, another
bring, apply
for my part, at any rate
ingenium
ability, nature
aliquis
other, another
16 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 5
sed area ex qua cubiculum adibatur
iam cinere mixtisque pumicibus completa
ita... surrexerat ut
si longior in cubiculo mora esset
but the courtyard from which the bedroom was approached
already filled with a mixture of ash and pumice
had risen in such a way that
if there was a longer delay in the bedroom
sed area ex qua cubiculum adibatur
but the courtyard from which the bedroom was approached
iam cinere mixtisque pumicibus completa
already filled with a mixture of ash and pumice
35 terms
Pliny Vocab
uterque, utraque, utrum
praesum
certiorem facio,
nubes,
each, either, both
esse, fui, futurus... to be in charge + dative
ere, feci, factus: ... to inform
-is, f... cloud
uterque, utraque, utrum
each, either, both
praesum
esse, fui, futurus... to be in charge + dative
21 terms
Pliny (the death of Pliny the Elder) 2015
petis ut tibi avunculi mei exitum scri…
erat Miseni classemque imperio praesen…
Septiembres hora fere septima mater me…
iubet liburnicam parari; me si venire…
You ask that I write to you the death of my uncle so that you…
He was at Misenum and commanding the fleet with authority in…
September about seventh hour ( 2-3pm), my mother points out t…
He orders a fast ship to be prepared he asks me if i would li…
petis ut tibi avunculi mei exitum scri…
You ask that I write to you the death of my uncle so that you…
erat Miseni classemque imperio praesen…
He was at Misenum and commanding the fleet with authority in…
Pliny Test
Birth + Death
Birthplace
Work For Empire
Literary Contributions
61 - 113
Comum (Northern Italy)
- president of the board in charge of the banks of the Tiber…
- over 200 letters ... - diverse topics : politics, social life,…
Birth + Death
61 - 113
Birthplace
Comum (Northern Italy)
16 terms
Pliny test
What does the verb ferunt mean?
Why did Pliny complain about his time?
3rd plural person of indicative presen…
1st singular person of indicative perf…
to tell
Because people didn't participate in public readings even if…
eunt
ii
What does the verb ferunt mean?
to tell
Why did Pliny complain about his time?
Because people didn't participate in public readings even if…
36 terms
Pliny Test
Avunculus meus arat Miseni...ex quo ma…
Nubes ex Monte Vesuvio oriebatur...mag…
Itaque iubet naviculum parari...Avuncu…
Vertit ille consilium et deducit quadr…
Letter 16/Paragraph 1
Letter 16/Paragraph 2
Letter 16/ Paragraph 3
Letter 16/Paragraph 4
Avunculus meus arat Miseni...ex quo ma…
Letter 16/Paragraph 1
Nubes ex Monte Vesuvio oriebatur...mag…
Letter 16/Paragraph 2
15 terms
Pliny test
Now it was day elsewhere,
there, a night blacker and thicker tha…
which, however many torches and differ…
It pleased (them) to go out onto the s…
Iam dies alibi,
illic, nox omnibus noctibus nigrior densiorque;
quam, tamen faces multae variaque lumina solvebant.
Placuit egredi in litus, et ex proximo adspicere,
Now it was day elsewhere,
Iam dies alibi,
there, a night blacker and thicker tha…
illic, nox omnibus noctibus nigrior densiorque;
21 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 4
interea e Vesuvio monte
pluribus locis
latissimae flammae
altaque incendia
meanwhile out of Mount Vesuvius
in more places
very broad flames
and tall fires
interea e Vesuvio monte
meanwhile out of Mount Vesuvius
pluribus locis
in more places
28 terms
Pliny Quiz
amoenitas
animus
deduco
fero ferre tuli latus
delightfulness
mind
to bring down
to bear, bring, carry
amoenitas
delightfulness
animus
mind
23 terms
Pliny: the death of Pliny the Elder 3
Pomponianus erat Stabiis
diremptus sinu medio
nam mare sensim
circumactis curvatisque litoribus
Pomponianus was at Stabiae
separated by the bay in between
for the sea gradually
to the shores sweeping in a curve
Pomponianus erat Stabiis
Pomponianus was at Stabiae
diremptus sinu medio
separated by the bay in between
33 terms
Pliny: the death of Pliny the Elder 2
deducit quadriremes
ascendit ipse
non Rectinae modo sed multis
erat enim ... amoenitas orae
he launched the warships
he himself embarked
not only to Rectina but to many
for that delightful stretch of coast was ...
deducit quadriremes
he launched the warships
ascendit ipse
he himself embarked
20 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 6
sub dio rursus
casus pumicum metuebatur
quamquam levium exesorumque
quod tamen
outside again
the falling of pumice was feared
although (they were) light and porous
which/this (option) however
sub dio rursus
outside again
casus pumicum metuebatur
the falling of pumice was feared
9 terms
Final: Pliny
Intera ego et mater Miseni manseramus.
Avunculo profecto, ego relinquuum remp…
Post balneum cenavi; dormire autem con…
tam gravis erat ut omnia non modo move…
Meanwhile, my mother and I had remained at Misenum.
With my uncle having set out, I gave my remaining time to my…
After a bath, I ate dinner, moreover having tried to sleep, I…
it was so serious that everything seemed not only to be moved…
Intera ego et mater Miseni manseramus.
Meanwhile, my mother and I had remained at Misenum.
Avunculo profecto, ego relinquuum remp…
With my uncle having set out, I gave my remaining time to my…
25 terms
Pliny Test
pietas, pietatis
dignus, i
diligo, diligere, dilexi, dilectum
frugalitas, frugalitatis
piety
worthy
to love
thrift
pietas, pietatis
piety
dignus, i
worthy
32 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 7
placuit egredi in litus
et proximo
adspicere
num mare fugam praeberet
they decided to go out onto the shore
and from close by
to investigate
whether the sea was providing an escape
placuit egredi in litus
they decided to go out onto the shore
et proximo
and from close by
88 terms
The Death of Pliny
quo
imperio praesens
regebat
nonum Kal. Septembres
in order that
in person by his command
he was in charge of
24th August
quo
in order that
imperio praesens
in person by his command
11 terms
Pliny Quiz
Novum comum in Northern Italy
Local nobility with equestrian rank, w…
37-book Natural History (uncle: C. Pli…
A.D. 61 or 62
Where did his family originate?
What social rank did his family hold? Was his family wealthy…
His uncle was the Author of what book?
What was Pliny's date of birth?
Novum comum in Northern Italy
Where did his family originate?
Local nobility with equestrian rank, w…
What social rank did his family hold? Was his family wealthy…
12 terms
pliny exam
Ghosts
l. Cupis post longum tempus neptem....…
II. Incredibile est quanto desiderio t…
III. Cum adfectum tuum erga fratris fi…
writing to Licinius Sura about where he thinks ghosts are rea…
to Calpurnius Fabatus about coming to visit
To his wife about how he misses her
to Hispulla about his wife's miscarriage
Ghosts
writing to Licinius Sura about where he thinks ghosts are rea…
l. Cupis post longum tempus neptem....…
to Calpurnius Fabatus about coming to visit
16 terms
Pliny test
Now it was day elsewhere,
there a night blacker and thicker than…
which however many torches and differe…
It pleased (them) to go out onto the s…
Iam dies alibi,
illic nox omnibus noctibus nigrior densiorque;
quam tamen faces multae variaque lumina solvebant.
Placuit egredi in litus,
Now it was day elsewhere,
Iam dies alibi,
there a night blacker and thicker than…
illic nox omnibus noctibus nigrior densiorque;
66 terms
Pliny test
Present contrary to fact condition use…
Past contrary to fact condition uses w…
to form the imperfect subjunctive.....
to form a pluperfect active subjunctiv…
imperfect subjunctive
pluperfect subjunctive
infinitive plus active or passive endings (facere--> faceret/…
perfect active stem, minus the i, and add isse plus endings (…
Present contrary to fact condition use…
imperfect subjunctive
Past contrary to fact condition uses w…
pluperfect subjunctive
32 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 7
placuit egredi in litus
et proximo
adspicere
num mare fugam praeberet
they decided to go out onto the shore
and from close by
to investigate
whether the sea was providing an escape
placuit egredi in litus
they decided to go out onto the shore
et proximo
and from close by
20 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 6
sub dio rursus
casus pumicum metuebatur
quamquam levium exesorumque
quod tamen
outside again
the falling of pumice was feared
although (they were) light and porous
which/this (option) however
sub dio rursus
outside again
casus pumicum metuebatur
the falling of pumice was feared
33 terms
Pliny: the death of Pliny the Elder 2
deducit quadriremes
ascendit ipse
non Rectinae modo sed multis
erat enim ... amoenitas orae
he launched the warships
he himself embarked
not only to Rectina but to many
for that delightful stretch of coast was
deducit quadriremes
he launched the warships
ascendit ipse
he himself embarked
16 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 5
sed area ex qua cubiculum adibatur
iam cinere mixtisque pumicibus completa
ita... surrexerat ut
si longior in cubiculo mora esset
but the courtyard from which the bedroom was approached
already filled with a mixture of ash and pumice
had risen in such a way that
if there was a longer delay in the bedroom
sed area ex qua cubiculum adibatur
but the courtyard from which the bedroom was approached
iam cinere mixtisque pumicibus completa
already filled with a mixture of ash and pumice
21 terms
Pliny: the Death of Pliny the Elder 4
interea e Vesuvio monte
pluribus locis
latissimae flammae
altaque incendia
meanwhile out of Mount Vesuvius
in more places
very broad flames
and tall fires
interea e Vesuvio monte
meanwhile out of Mount Vesuvius
pluribus locis
in more places
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