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"Surely there are not young men in Rome?"

Translation:Num iuvenes Romae sunt?

December 10, 2019

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emackerley

Is Num Romae iuvenes sunt wrong? Why?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FarkasJozs5

I wrote the same, but allegedly it is wrong. I can't believe it,


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fabricio114098

Num iuvenes in Rome sunt? Say wrong! Why? The question doesn't explain if Rome is the city or country!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Moopish

To my knowledge, in Roma never occurs in classical literature, it is always the locative Romae (even in reference to the whole of ancient Rome). In urbe Roma does occur, but that obviously refers to the city.

I am not sure if this is handled differently post classically.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fabricio114098

Thanks for your answer!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/u4rL10

Shouldn't "Num sunt iuvenes Romae" be correct?

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