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dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

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
david hume
English translation:"it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country"
Explanation:
1. Dulce Et Decorum Est : Wilfred Owen

For those without Latin: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" translates to "it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country". ...

members.ozemail.com.au/~stormboy/poetry/owen.htm

2. ... Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria Mori ('tis a great and glorious thing to die for one's country). ...

www.jumpingfrog.org.uk/war.htm

2. Dulce et decorum est\Wilfred Owen

"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori"
means, roughly, it "it is good and proper to die for the homeland".

members.spree.com/education/yossig/dulceetdecorumest.htm
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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 21:04
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This translation meant that Wilfred Owens poem become far more real and alive. Thank you
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na"it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country"
Vesna Zivcic
naIt is sweet and fitting to die for one's country / it is sweet and fitting to die for the fatherlandDaphne b


  

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7 mins
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!"

http://www.potw.org/archive/potw3.html

For those without Latin: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" translates to "it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country".
http://members.ozemail.com.au/~stormboy/poetry/owen.htm

it is sweet and fitting to die for the fatherland
http://www.bestclips.com/poem-dulce.html



    As above
Daphne b
Sweden
Local time: 21:04
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10 mins
"it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country"


Explanation:
1. Dulce Et Decorum Est : Wilfred Owen

For those without Latin: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" translates to "it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country". ...

members.ozemail.com.au/~stormboy/poetry/owen.htm

2. ... Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria Mori ('tis a great and glorious thing to die for one's country). ...

www.jumpingfrog.org.uk/war.htm

2. Dulce et decorum est\Wilfred Owen

"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori"
means, roughly, it "it is good and proper to die for the homeland".

members.spree.com/education/yossig/dulceetdecorumest.htm



    same as above
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 21:04
Native speaker of: Croatian
Grading comment
This translation meant that Wilfred Owens poem become far more real and alive. Thank you
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