National Latin Exam 1 2003 (Part 3)

ANTE BELLUM

Alexander the Great of Macedonia Meets with Darius, King of the Persians

  7  et Dārīum vocāvērunt. Ubi Dārīus Alexandrum vīdit, clāmāvit,
  8  “Quis es tū? Esne Deus Sōlis?” Alexander respondit, “Alexander Magnus
  9  sum. Subiugā tē sub potestāte nostrā aut cōnstitue diem pugnae.”
10  Attonitus, Dārīus Alexandrum in aureum trīclīnium dūxit. Dārīus dīxit,
11  “Prīmō, cēnābimus. Posteā pugnābimus.”
      - Leo of Naples, Alexander Romance, c. A.D. 1100 (adapted)

      Subiugā = surrender
      potestāte = power
      cōnstitue = decide
      Attonitus = Astonished
      aureum = decorated with gold

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