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Flashcards in Ovid Poem 1 Deck (30):
1

"arma gravi numero violentaque bella parabam edere"
Line 1

I was preparing (to set forth) in solemn rhythm of arms and violent wars

2

"Bella"
Line 1

Wars

3

"dicitur"
Line 4

He is said to

4

"Cupido"
Line 3

Cupid

5

"surripuisse"
Line 4

Stolen away

6

"saeve puer"
Line 5

Savage boy

7

"Pieridum"
Line 6

Muses

8

"vates"
Line 6

Bard

9

"arma"
Line 7

Weapons

10

"faces"
Line 8

Torches

11

"acuta cuspide"
Line 11

Sharp pointed

12

"sunt tibi magna, puer, nimiumque potentia regna"
Line 13

You have a great kingdom, my boy, and a too powerful one

13

"opus"
Line 14

Work

14

"Heliconia tempe"
Line 15

Valley of (Mount) Helicon

15

"numeris levioribus"
Line 19

Lighter metre

16

"aut puer aut longas compta puella comas"
Line 20

A boy, or a girl, with long locks well combed

17

"questus eram"
Line 21

I had complained

18

"exitium spicula"
Line 22

Destruction... darts

19

"Lunavitque"
line 23

Moon with poetic imagery of Diana

20

"vates"
Line 24

Bard

21

"opus"
Line 24

Work

22

"me miserum!"
Line 25

Alas for me!

23

"certas...sagittas"
Line 25

Sure-fire arrows

24

"uror"
Line 26

Fire

25

"vacuo"
Line 26

Empty

26

"reghat"
Line 26

Rule

27

"Amor"
Line 26

Love

28

"Myrto"
Line 29

Myrtle

29

"Musa"
Line 30

My Muse

30

"per undenos emodulanda pedes"
Line 30

For you are to be measured off in 11 foot lengths