Flashcards in Section 4B(i) Verres stays with Janitor at Lampsacus Deck (9):
oppidum est in Hellēspontō Lampsacum, iūdicēs.
There is a a town on the Hellespont (called) Lampsacus, judges.
hoc oppidum clārius et nōbilius est quam ūllum Asiae oppidum, ...
This town is more famous and more noble than any town of Asia, ...
... et ipsī Lampsacēnī quiētiōrēs omnibus aliīs hominibus.
and the Lampsacenes themselves are more peaceful than any other people.
mālunt enim ut Graecī ōtiō ūtī et pāce fruī, quam tumultum excitāre.
For they, as Greeks [= being Greeks], prefer to enjoy tranquility and peace than to stir up disorder.
Verrēs ōlim peruēnit Lampsacum, cum magnā calamitāte et prope perniciē cīuitātis.
Verres once arrived at Lampsacus, with a great disaster and almost destruction of the state.
Lampsacēnī istum dēdūxērunt ad Iānitōrem quendam hospitem, ...
The Lampsacenes led THAT one away to a certain Janitor as a host, ...
... comitēsque eius omnīs apud cēterōs hospitēs collocārunt.
... and the placed his [Verres’] companions at the homes of other hosts.
ut mōs fuit istīus, statim iussit comitēs suōs, uirōs peiōrēs omnibus aliīs turpiōrēsque, reperīre mulierem cēterīs pulchriōrem.
As was the custom of that dreadful man, he immediately ordered his companions, men worse than all others and more disgraceful, to find a woman more beautiful than the others.