1ablativo absoluto masculine
- Express the phrase as an ablative absolute, leaving out words other than the supplied noun and verb.
- The genitive absolute is a particular use of the participle, similar to the ablative absolute in Latin.
- Of course, as the book progresses, you do encounter ablative absolutes and subjunctives and such.
- Most ablative absolutes are best translated with clauses introduced by when, although, since, or if.
- If you make the ablative absolute into its own clause, then you can think about the relationship between this clause and the main sentence.
- It's about a lawyer circa 70BC, familiar to Latin students more for his ablative absolutes than his crowd-pulling charisma.
- The commentaries are not at all what they seem to the student puzzling over the ablative absolutes and indirect discourse.