|Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Latin term or phrase: Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori|
|A poem by Wilfred Owen named Dulce et Decorum est, final sentence "The old lie; Dulce et Decorum est Pro patria mori."|
|It is sweet and honourable to die for one’s country.|
QUOTATION: It is sweet and honourable to die for one’s country.
[Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.]
ATTRIBUTION: Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65–8 B.C.), Roman poet. Odes, bk. 3, ode 2, l. 13 (23 B.C.).
The first four words used as title of a poem by Wilfred Owen, calling it “the old Lie.”
BIOGRAPHY: Columbia Encyclopedia.
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