The place where
is denoted by the Ablative
without a preposition in the following instances:—
- Often in indefinite words, such as
3.153), when these are set in
bellī vīcerant ”
, the branch of warfare in which they were
certīs horrea cōnstituit ”
(B. C. 3.32)
, he established granaries in particular
- Frequently with nouns which are qualified by adjectives
, in the middle of the city.
, throughout Sicily (in the whole
(De Or. 2.240)
, in all Tarracina.
, throughout the whole of Asia and Greece
- In many idiomatic expressions which have lost the idea
, we are in suspense of mind (in
aderō; (Iug. 85.47), I
will be present with you, a companion in
- Freely in poetry:—
on the winding shore.
relinquit (id. 3.446), she leaves them shut up in
(id. 3.503), in
Epirus, in Hesperia.
(id. 1.209), he
keeps down the pain deep in his heart.
The way by which
is put in the Ablative
without a preposition:
(Fam. 10.9), I
sent forward the cavalry by a shorter road.
, he crossed by way of the Ægean
, we sail forth over the sea.
[*] Note.--In this use the
way by which is conceived as the
means of passage.
Position is frequently expressed by the Ablative with
), properly meaning from:
- ā tergō,
in the rear; ā sinistrā, on the
left hand. [Cf. hinc, on this side.]
- ā parte
on the side of Pompey.
ex alterā parte,
on the other side.
- māgnā ex
parte, in a great degree
(from, i.e. in,
a great part).