English translation: "it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country"
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02:36 Jul 24, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase:dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
Poem by Wilfred Owen 1993 - 1918, called dulce et decorum est
It is sweet and fitting to die for one's country / it is sweet and fitting to die for the fatherland
Explanation: Dulce et decorum est Pro Patria mori is from Horace. Owen wrote in a letter to his mother: "The famous Latin tag means of course It is sweet and meet to die for one's country. Sweet! and decorous!"