Introduction to the Subjunctive Mood
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language
Taught by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
See how the long vowel “a” is the key to the present subjunctive mood in verbs such as pono (I place). The subjunctive expresses doubt or potential, and you explore its use by the poet Catullus in one of the most famous love poems to survive from the ancient world.