There are few true idioms in these two stories, so read over the notes on the facing pages for special translations of words and phrases.
You should have completed the five composition sentences for FG 60 today.
1. Jason however promised that he would do that which the king wished.
Iason, Iasonis, m. : autem : polliceor, polliceri, pollicitus sum : ut : qui, quae, quod : rex, regis, m. : volo, velle, volui, — : facio, facere, feci, factum
2. After a large ship had been built, he was intending to cross the sea.
magnus, magna, magnum : navis, navis, f. : aedificio, aedificere, aedifeci, aedifectum : mare, maris, n. : transeo, transire, transi(v)i, transitum : in animo habere
3. And so he exhorted Argus to prepare everything that was useful for sailing.
itaque : exhortor, exhortari, exhortatus sum : ut : Argus : omnis, omne : qui, quae, quod : usus, usus, m. : ad + ACC : navigo, -are, -avi, -atum : comparo, -are, -avi, -atum
4. “If we get possession of the fleece,” he said, “I will give you a great reward.”
si : vellus, velleris, n. : potior, potiri, potitus sum : dico, dicere, dixi, dictum : magnus, magna, magnum : donum, doni, n. : tu, tui, tibi, te, te : do, dare, dedi, datum
5. Argus replied that he would not stop working even at night.
Argus, Argi, m. : sui, sibi, se, se : nox, noctis, f. : ne…quidem : labor, laboris : intermitto, -mittere, -misi, -missum : respondeo, respondere, respondi, responsus
You will be taking a reading comprehension and idiom quiz on
stories 59 & 60 tomorrow after checking your composition sentences.
Make sure you’ve finished translating chapter 2 and tried 4 more (your choice) of the composition sentences with your group today.
Here is the notes/translation for Chapter 2. Please check this against what you completed with your classmates. You will be taking a reading comprehension and idiom quiz on chapter 2 tomorrow after checking your composition sentences.