[*] 293. Superlatives (and more rarely Comparatives) denoting order and succession—also medius , [ cēterus ], reliquus—usually designate not what object, but what part of it, is meant:—
- summus mōns, the top of the hill.
- in ultimā plateā, at the end of the place.
- prior āctiō, the earlier part of an action.
- reliquī captīvī, the rest of the prisoners.
- “in colle mediō ” (B. G. 1.24) , half way up the hill (on the middle of the hill).
- “inter cēteram plānitiem ” (Iug. 92) , in a region elsewhere level.