Virtus Omnia Vincit

English translation: virtue (courage) conquers all

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Latin term or phrase:Virtus Omnia Vincit
English translation:virtue (courage) conquers all
Entered by: Egmont

12:48 Aug 15, 2000
Latin to English translations [PRO]
Latin term or phrase: Virtus Omnia Vincit
Motto from a family crest
Teresa Lutz
virtue (courage) conquers all
Explanation:
Jane's translation is right. It is worth noting, though, that virtus also often conveys the idea of manly courage/virtue in classical latin.
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Adam Bartley
Australia
Local time: 12:09
Grading comment
Thanks so much for the translation! It was most helpful.
Teresa Lutz
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Summary of answers provided
na +1virtue (courage) conquers all
Adam Bartley
na +1Virtue Conquers All
Laura Gentili


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
Virtue Conquers All


Explanation:
This motto was widely used in humanistic circles during the Fifteenth and Sixteenth century.

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 04:09
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 95

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agree  Egmont
768 days
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
virtue (courage) conquers all


Explanation:
Jane's translation is right. It is worth noting, though, that virtus also often conveys the idea of manly courage/virtue in classical latin.

Adam Bartley
Australia
Local time: 12:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
Thanks so much for the translation! It was most helpful.
Teresa Lutz

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Egmont
768 days
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