Book XII Aeneid by Virgil (Lines 697 to 765 AND Lines 887 – 952)

Book XII Aeneid by Virgil FULL

This is all I had to learn for Virgil for my Latin Verse literature GCSE exam. It is my own translation and I got an A so :) 

Lines 697 to 765

Lines 887 – 952

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Book XII Aeneid by Virgil Lines 697 to 765

At pater Aeneas audito nomine Turni
But father Aeneas, hearing Turnus' name
deserit et muros et summas deserit arces
Left the walls and deserted the high tower
praecipitatque moras omnis, opera omnia rumpit
Flung away all delay, broke off from all…

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The push into each other hard with their horns and in great amounts of blood

colla armosque lauant gemitu nemus omne remugit :
They bathe their necks and shoulders and the whole wood echoes back with a groan:
non aliter Tros Aeneas et Daunius heros
So the Trojan Aeneas and…

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On one side is an empty marsh closing him in and on the other side high walls surround
him.745

Nec minus Aeneas, quamquam tardata sagitta
Aenaeas, no less, although the arrow wound that slowed him down

interdum genua impediunt cursumque recusant,
his knees held him back at times
insequitur trepidique…

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'quae nunc deinde mora est? aut quid iam, Turne, retractas?
`Why now yet more delay? Why do you still retreat, Turnus?
non cursu, saevis certandum est comminus armis.
We must compete not by running but hand to hand with fierce weapons. 890
verte omnis tete in facies et contrahe quidquid…

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thus it was for Turnus, wherever he sought a way by virtue the
successum dea dira negat. tum pectore sensus
the dread goddess denied Turnus success. Then various senses turned in his heart
vertuntur uarii; Rutulos aspectat et urbem
[various senses]; he looks at the Rutulians and city 915
cunctaturque…

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You are the victor, and the Ausonians have seen me stretch out my palms in defeat
Ausonii videre; tua est Lauinia coniunx,
[Ausonians have seen]: Lavinia is your wife,
ulterius ne tende odiis.' stetit acer in armis
don't extend your hatred further." Aeneas stood, fierce in arms
Aeneas voluens oculos…

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