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393. Verbs of naming, choosing, appointing,
making, esteeming, and the like, may take a Predicate Accusative along
with the direct object: -
- ó Spartace, quem enim té
potius appellam (Phil. xiii. 22), 0 Spartacus, what else shall
I call you (than Spartacus)?
- Cicerónem cónsulem
creáre, to elect Cicero consul.
- mé angurem
nóminávérunt (Phil. ii. 4), they nominated
me for augur.
- cum grátiás ageret quod
sé cónsulem fécisset (De Or. ii. 265),
when he thanked him because he had made him consul (supported his candidacy).
- hominem prae sé néminem
putavit (Rosc. Am. 135), he thought nobody a in comparison with
- ducem sé praebuit (Vat. 38),
he offered himself as a leader.
NOTE: The predicate accusative may be an adjective: as, -
hominés mítís reddidit at
mansuétés (Inv. i. 2), has made men mild and gentle.
a. In changing from the active voice to
the passive, the Predicate Accusative becomes Predicate Nominative
- réx ab suís
appellátur (B. G. viii. 4), he is called king by his
subjects. [Active: suí eum régem