martis non cupidinis

English translation: to Mars, not to Cupid (we serve)

05:00 Apr 18, 2004
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Folklore
Latin term or phrase: martis non cupidinis
Family crest motto
Lynn Walton
English translation:to Mars, not to Cupid (we serve)
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probably the authors of the motto meant that they were warriors rather than lovers, instead of engaging into amorous silly-billiness they cherish their warlike spirit :-)
BTW Google returns nil on the phrase
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3 +4to Mars, not to Cupid (we serve)
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to Mars, not to Cupid (we serve)


Explanation:
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Note added at 2 hrs 0 min (2004-04-18 07:01:03 GMT)
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probably the authors of the motto meant that they were warriors rather than lovers, instead of engaging into amorous silly-billiness they cherish their warlike spirit :-)
BTW Google returns nil on the phrase

danya
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