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Perseus
-i (m) Perseus
Iuppiter
Iovis (m) Jupiter
avus
-i (n) grandfather
Acrisius
-i (m) Acrisius
appello
(1) to call, name
nepos
nepotis (m) grandson
oraculum
-i (n) oracle {it was believed in antiquity that the will of the gods and the course of future events could be learned at certain shrines. both the prophecy and the shrine were called oraculum}
comprehendo
comprehendere (3), comprehendi, comprehensum: to seize, catch
arca
-ae (f) chest, box, ark
includo
(in- + claudo), includere (3), inclusi, inclusum: to shut up, enclose, imprison
Danae
(three syllables), Danaes (f) Danae {many proper nouns in this book are Greek and have forms different from the regular Latin declensions. it will not be necessary to learn these Greek forms; the notes will provide all needed help}
turbo
(1) to confuse, throw into disorder, disturb, trouble
autem
moreover, but, however, now, and indeed

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