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Latin to English History Translation Glossary

Latin term English translation
admodum extremely / very much
Ante Bellum Before the war (e.g. the Civil War in the USA)
Cave ne ante ullas catapultas ambules If I were you, I wouldn't walk in front of any catapults.
Cord Ci. Cord Ce Cardinale Cé
Entered by: Lota
dum tacent clamant while they are silent, they shout
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas
eventui mortique consequence(s)
Entered by: Olga Cartlidge
Evestigio, ingenti constructo rogo etc immediately; right away
Entered by: Olga Cartlidge
gentis suae litteris with the letters of his kin
Entered by: Zahraa Omar
haberent et tenerent nunc et in futurum domibus continue who would own and keep (the animals) on their premises on a continual basis now and in the future
Entered by: Rebecca Davis
helvetiorum fidei ac virtuti To the Loyalty and Courage of the Swiss
hoc a maioribus nostris sapienti consilio insitutum est This was/has been established by our ancestors in accordance with wise planning.
Entered by: Lota
Ilici or Illici? Illici
in verba eius iuravit eumque ducem poposcit swore the customary oath and demanded him as leader
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas
indomita colla virorum iugo jugo is an ablative
Entered by: Olga Cartlidge
ipso digiti motu at the slightest signal/command (given just moving a finger)
Marcellus illacrimasse dicitur Marcellus is said to have wept over it
Entered by: Rebecca Davis
Mihi poenarum illi plus quam optarem dederunt. - Parsing Cicero They paid a greater penalty than I would have wished.
Noli turbare circulos meos! don`t disturb my circles!
Omnia numquam tam aspera sunt quam videntur All things are never as hard as they seem
omnibus umbra locis everywhere a shadow/a ghost
Praeferre Patriam Liberis Parentem Decet. It is right for/it behooves a parent to place his fatherland above his children.
praelii battle, fight
quisnam esset interrogabat he asked him who he was/his name
Entered by: Rebecca Davis
supermoleste tulisset had borne (it) with the greatest difficulty
Entered by: Rebecca Davis
Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum So much evil could religion induce
Entered by: Rebecca Garber
Tot aquarum tam multis necessariis molibus pyramidas... You might compare the Pyramids—useless, to be sure—or the other idle but vaunted works of the Greeks
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas
Ventorum Ludibrium a toy / plaything / pawn of the winds
XXX in genitive + gratia for the sake of XXX (because of XXX)

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