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Morituri te salutamus

English translation: We who are about to die salute you.

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Latin term or phrase:Morituri te salutamus
English translation:We who are about to die salute you.
Entered by: Jack Doughty
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02:21 Jan 10, 2002
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: Morituri te salutamus
Just need to know, I am in the Roman History portion of my World Civ1 class and this is an outside research question I need to know for a test
Pat
We who are about to die salute you.
Explanation:
Traditional greeting to the Emperor from gladiators about to fight (and mostly about to be killed) in performances at the Colosseum (Circus Maximus) in Rome.
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:03
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you are a god thx for answering so fast!!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5We who are about to die salute you.
Jack Doughty


  

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We who are about to die salute you.


Explanation:
Traditional greeting to the Emperor from gladiators about to fight (and mostly about to be killed) in performances at the Colosseum (Circus Maximus) in Rome.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
you are a god thx for answering so fast!!!
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