Listen to the audio feed from TSTT Mission Control as you read, operatives.
Marcus Cilnius Maecēnās ē nāve in lentē ad Mūsaeum ambulat. quōsdam virōs in Mūsaeō invenīre necesse est; dīcere dēbet dē clāde Pompēiōrum, rogatque quaedam dē rēbus antīquīs.
ubī negōtium in Mūsaeō , incipit Marcus iter longum ad Societātis praetōrium, in harēnīs prope pȳramīdēs. antequam autem contendit ad praetōrium, intrat in tabernam parvam, et quaerit mēnsam quandam, ubī Potentium eum exspectat. sedet Marcus ad mēnsam, et inquit, "deinde quid invēnistī dē Recentiīs?"
inquit explōrātor, "Recentiī sunt in Aegyptō, ut timuistī. quaerunt vestīgia Lapidis."
Marcus respondit, "nolī timēre, ō amīce potēns. dē magistrīs Mūsaeī tandem invēnī servābimus Lapidem in aeternum."
Marcus explōrātorque ūnā rīdent.
Throughout this entire Operation, you have been introduced to various forms of the Latin word for "him", "her", "them", etc. It is important to attune yourselves to all of the different forms in which the third person pronoun is able to exist.
Here is the full chart of the third person pronoun:
Now would be a great time for all operatives to review personal pronouns in a video briefing courtesy of latintutorial.com.
|āgnōscō, āgnōscere, āgnōvī
|apprehendō, apprehendere, apprehensī||to seize, to take hold of||verb|
|caudex, caudicis; m||trunk of a tree, blockhead||noun
|conclāve, conclāvis; n||room, chamber||noun|
|mēns, mentis; f||the mind||noun|
|praetōrium, -i; n||headquarters, general's tent||noun|
|rostrum, -ī; n||speaker's platform||noun|
|temptō, temptāre, temptāvī||to try, to attempt||verb|
|vīta, -ae; f||life||noun|
Operatives should use the following time to brief themselves on the events surrounding Caesar’s Assassination and its aftermath, including the formation of the Second Triumvirate. It’s clear that the probator was leading you up to a major turning point in the formation of the Societās Pontentium and the whereabouts of the Lapis.
Directions: Refer back to the immersion in 14.2 to complete the following:
Find and copy:
a. 2 imperatives
b. 4 present participles
c. 3 infinitives
d. 4 nouns that are accusative and plural
e. 7 prepositional phrases
Directions: Answer the following questions in complete sentences based on the key text for 14.2.
1. quō Marcus īit in Alexandriā?
2. quid necesse erat Marcō invenīre?
3. postquam negōtium confēctum est, quō Marcus īit?
4. quis Marcus in tabernā convēnit?
5. ubi sunt Recentiī?
6. cūr Marcus nōn erat anxius dē Recentiīs?
Directions: Answer the following questions based on the Culturalia readings.
1. What did the assassinators of Julius Caesar call themselves? How many of them were there?
2. Who were their leaders?
3. Why did they decide to kill Julius Caesar?
4. Which men made up the Second Triumvirate?
5. When was the Second Triumvirate formed? How long did the Second Triumvirate last?
6. What law allowed it to happen?