Cicero - De imperio

HideShow resource information
satis mihi multa verba fecisse video;r, qua re esset hoc genere ipso necessarium, magnitudine periculosum
i think that i have said quite enough words, as to why this war in its very nature is necessary, in its enormity dangerous
1 of 6
restat ut de imperatore ad id bellum deligendo ac tantis rebus praeficiendo dicendum esse videatur.
it stands that i must speak about the general who must be chosen for that war and must be put in charge of such matters
2 of 6
utinam, quiretes, virorum fortium atque innocentium copiam tantam haberetis, ut haec vobis deliberatio difficilis esset,
i wish, Romans, that you had such a great supply of brave and virtuous men, that it was a difficult choice for you
3 of 6
quemnam potissimum tantis rebus ac tanto bello praeficiendum putaretis!
whom you thought above all must be put in charge of such matters and such a war!
4 of 6
nunc vero- *** sit unus Cn. Pompeius , qui non modo eorum hominum qui nunc sunt gloriam, sed etiam antiquitatis memoriam virtute superarit-
as it is indeed, when there is Gnaius Pompey alone, who has surpassed in virtue not only the glory of these men who live now, but even the memory of antiquity (traditions)
5 of 6
quae res est quae cuiusquam animum in hac causa dubium facere possit?
what is there that, in this case, can make anyone's mind doubtful?
6 of 6

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

it stands that i must speak about the general who must be chosen for that war and must be put in charge of such matters

Back

restat ut de imperatore ad id bellum deligendo ac tantis rebus praeficiendo dicendum esse videatur.

Card 3

Front

i wish, Romans, that you had such a great supply of brave and virtuous men, that it was a difficult choice for you

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

whom you thought above all must be put in charge of such matters and such a war!

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

as it is indeed, when there is Gnaius Pompey alone, who has surpassed in virtue not only the glory of these men who live now, but even the memory of antiquity (traditions)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Latin resources:

See all Latin resources »See all prose set text resources »