- Quid flumen est latius?
- as wide as possible
- Legistne carmen longum de ______ Troiano?
- Pluto Proserpinam _______ cepit.
- Pueri Romani a servis in ludum ducuntur.
- were being led
- will be led
- have been led
- are being led
- Rex ____ pontem fecit erat Ancus Martius.
- Hannibal putabat se Romam victurum esse.
- had conquered
- would conquer
- was conquering
- is being conquered
- Discipuli et magister in Foro tres ______ manserunt.
- Vult esse miles aut nauta.
- He wants
- He wanted
- He had wanted
- He will want
- Leo vulneratus currere non potuit.
- will not be able
- was not able
- is not able
- had not been able
- Nomen novum regi datum est.
- with the king
- by the king
- around the king
- to the king
Mythology, Geography, and Culture
- Crete, Delos, and Rhodes are
- islands in the Mediterranean
- mountains in Greece
- cities in Italy
- rivers in Gaul
- The first Roman emperor and the one whose rule began the Pax Romana was
- Julius Caesar
- The animal associated with Neptune and Bellerophon was the
- Incur, occur, current, and cursive are all derived from the Latin word
- The politician expressed immutable opposition to the plan.
- Put the periods in Roman history in the proper chronological order.
1. empire 2. fall of Rome 3. Republic 4. monarchy
- Who was absent from his home Ithaca and his wife Penelope for twenty years?
Hercules et Agricola
Agricola carrum per viam ruri agebat. Pridie carrus=wagon; ruri=in the country; Pridie=the day before
pluverat. Duo equi agricolae per altum lutum carrum pluverat=it had rained; lutum=mud
rahere vix poterant. Subito carrus stetit quod una rota carri rota=wheel
in luto haerebat. Agricola de carro descendit et rotam haerebat=stuck
spectavit, sed carrum movere non temptavit. Agricola
dixit fortunam esse malam et magna voce clamavit,
"Hercule, fer ad me auxilium!" Hercules statim advenit Hercule=vocative form of Hercules
et agricolam monuit, "Equos iuvare debes, agricola. Ego te
iuvare nolo si tu ipse te non iuvabis." Agricola carrum nolo=I am unwilling
movere temptavit. Mox equi et agricola carrum movere
poterant. Agricola, Herculi gratias agens, per viam
feliciter carrum agebat.
A farmer was driving his wagon along a road in the country. It had rained the day before. The farmer's two horses could hardly pull the wagon through the deep mud. Suddenly the wagon stopped because one wheel of the wagon stuck in the mud. The farmer climbed down from the wagon and looked at the wheel, but he did not try to move the wagon. The farmer said that his luck was bad and exclaimed in a loud voice, "Hercules, bring me help!" Hercules came immediately and warned the farmer, "You ought to help the horses, farmer. I am not willing to help you if you will not help yourself." The farmer tried to move the wagon. Soon the horses and the farmer were able to move the wagon. The farmer, giving thanks to Hercules, happily drove the wagon along the road.
- The horses were having a hard time pulling the wagon because
- the load was too heavy
- the road was very narrow
- the axle was broken
- the road was muddy
- In lines 3 and 4, a wheel stuck and caused
- the wagon to overturn
- a horse to become lame
- the wagon to stop
- the farmer to fall out of the wagon
- In lines 4 and 5, the farmer
- looked at the wheel
- got into the wagon
- whipped the horses
- took off the wheel
- The farmer (lines 6-7)
- told Hercules to bring fresh horses
- cursed Hercules
- asked Hercules for help
- went to find Hercules
- Hercules said (lines 8-9)
- he did not know what to do
- the farmer ought to repair the wheel
- the farmer ought to rest the horses
- the farmer ought to try to help himself
- In lines 10 and 11, the wagon was moved by
- the rain
- the farmer and the horses
- the farmer and his friends
- What did the farmer do in lines 11-12?
- He cursed Hercules
- He stopped for the night
- He drove off the road
- He went on his way
- The lesson of this Aesop story is
- love conquers all things
- gods help those who help themselves
- divide and conquer
- birds of a feather flock together
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