Liber IV Cap XXIX qui dies a maritimos aestus maximos

By Cinefactus, in 'De Bello Gallico', Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Cinefactus Censor

    • Censor
    Location:
    litore aureo
    Eadem nocte accidit ut esset luna plena, qui dies a maritimos aestus maximos in Oceano efficere consuevit

    I am really struggling to figure out what the a is doing in the sentence. Can anyone remove the log from my eye?
  2. Dantius Homo Sapiens

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    It shouldn't be there. Must be a typo.
  3. Cinefactus Censor

    • Censor
    Location:
    litore aureo
    Thanks Dantius. I have dug up an old printed copy. It looks as if when they did the OCR the section number (1) was interpreted as an a.
  4. Godmy A Monkey

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Bohemia
    You shouldn't read OCRs :)

    If you can, read the versions off archive.org, the original scans (jpg PDFs). I read OCRs only when I read Latin on my mobile phone...

    The only reliable digitized Latin texts are the texts by http://latin.packhum.org because they were transcribed & proofread by people who had that as their job :)
  5. Godmy A Monkey

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Bohemia
    Also, in the original scans one can get to a proper critical version with apparatus criticus and such...

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