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Circuses were not neglected any more than bread,

Italian translation: i circhi erano necessari quanto il pane

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English term or phrase:Circuses were not neglected any more than bread,
Italian translation:i circhi erano necessari quanto il pane
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18:49 Mar 4, 2007
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Art/Literary - History / Latin-Greek Philology
English term or phrase: Circuses were not neglected any more than bread,
Circuses were not neglected any more than bread ???
Any idea? Pleaaaaaaase!
ele70
Italy
Local time: 09:37
i circhi erano necessari quanto il pane
Explanation:
i circhi erano importanti quanto il pane...e variazioni sul tema

e' un modo di dire, si intende che i circhi erano indispensabili...

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Note added at 34 mins (2007-03-04 19:23:38 GMT)
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Non so bene il tuo contesto, ma i circhi erano usati come oppio per il popolo.

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Note added at 39 mins (2007-03-04 19:28:06 GMT)
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anche: non erano meno importanti del pane. (anche se personalmente preferisco la prima versione).
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texjax DDS PhD
Local time: 03:37
Grading comment
è perfetto!!! Grazie, non ci sarei arrivata...forse sono una schiappa????
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2i circhi erano necessari quanto il pane
texjax DDS PhD


  

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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
circuses were not neglected any more than bread,
i circhi erano necessari quanto il pane


Explanation:
i circhi erano importanti quanto il pane...e variazioni sul tema

e' un modo di dire, si intende che i circhi erano indispensabili...

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Note added at 34 mins (2007-03-04 19:23:38 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Non so bene il tuo contesto, ma i circhi erano usati come oppio per il popolo.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 39 mins (2007-03-04 19:28:06 GMT)
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anche: non erano meno importanti del pane. (anche se personalmente preferisco la prima versione).

texjax DDS PhD
Local time: 03:37
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
è perfetto!!! Grazie, non ci sarei arrivata...forse sono una schiappa????

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxsilvia b: panem et circenses... :)
15 hrs
  -> grazie Silvia :-)

agree  Fabrizio Ansevini: panem et circenses.......anch'io forzerei usando il latino
19 hrs
  -> grazie Fabrizio
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