March 14, 2011

2. Dieneces




Diéneci, duci Lacedaemónio,
quidam dixit,
"Persárum multitúdo
est ingens:
sagíttae eórum
solem obscurábunt."
Cui
respóndit Diéneces,
"Id nobis magno erit úsui:
in umbra enim pugnábimus."

(image: Thermopylae)

TEXT SOURCE: Selections from Latin Authors for Sight-Reading, by Everett Titsworth Tomlinson (1886). This book does not have a vocabulary list in the back.

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