Flashcards in Lines 1-11 Deck (3)
arma virumque cano, Troiae qui primus ab oris
Italiam, fato profugus, Laviniaque venit
litora, multum ille et terris iactatus et alto
vi superum saevae memorem Iunonis ob iram;
I sing of arms and the man, who, a fugitive by fate,
first came from the coast of Troy to Italy, and to the
Lavinian shores – hurled about greatly on both lands and sea,
by the will of the gods, on account of the unforgetting anger of cruel Juno;
multa quoque et bello passus, dum conderet urbem,
inferretque deos Latio, genus unde Latinum,
Albanique patres, atque altae moenia Romae.
having also suffered many things in war, until he founded a city
and brought his gods to Latium: from whom the Latin people
came, the lords of Alba Longa, the walls of high Rome.