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English translation: By this sign you will conquer

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Latin term or phrase:in hoc signo vinces
English translation:By this sign you will conquer
Entered by: Valentini Mellas
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02:19 Apr 1, 2004
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Latin term or phrase: in hoc signo vinces
motto
By this sign you conquer
Explanation:
Greek : EN TOYTO NIKA

e-Art triptych: 'In hoc signo vinces (IHS): By this sign you conquer'.
Emperor Constantine saw in sky; ...
www.users.cloud9.net/~bradmcc/IHS.html

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Note added at 2 hrs 5 mins (2004-04-01 04:24:55 GMT)
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in hoc signo vinces: In this sign thou shalt conquer. (The motto is said to have been adopted by Constantine after his vision of a cross in the heavens just before his decisive battle with Maxentius, A.D. 312.)
http://www.sacklunch.net/Latin/I/inhocsignovinces.html
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By this sign you conquer


Explanation:
Greek : EN TOYTO NIKA

e-Art triptych: 'In hoc signo vinces (IHS): By this sign you conquer'.
Emperor Constantine saw in sky; ...
www.users.cloud9.net/~bradmcc/IHS.html

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Note added at 2 hrs 5 mins (2004-04-01 04:24:55 GMT)
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in hoc signo vinces: In this sign thou shalt conquer. (The motto is said to have been adopted by Constantine after his vision of a cross in the heavens just before his decisive battle with Maxentius, A.D. 312.)
http://www.sacklunch.net/Latin/I/inhocsignovinces.html

Valentini Mellas
Greece
Local time: 17:04
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henry Hinds: Used to see this on a pack of cigarettes. Yes, it was Pall Mall. They would rot your lungs!
1 hr
  -> :) I think it was Pall-Mall

agree  irat56: "you will win"...
3 hrs

agree  danya
3 hrs

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou: "Åí ôïýôù". Good work, girl!
6 hrs
  -> :P ...

neutral  verbis: you WILL win/conquer, it is future!!!!!!
18 hrs
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