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344. The Genitive may denote the Substance or Material of which a thing consists (cf. § 403):—

talentum aurī, a talent of gold. flūmina lactis, rivers of milk.

Genitive of Quality

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    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 1.24
    • J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, Select Orations of Cicero, Allen and Greenough's Edition., AG Cic. 3
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