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Old 06-28-2005, 01:59 AM
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Death to tyrants

Using Latin, how does one say, " Death To Tyrants?"



"Conform or Die"
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Old 06-28-2005, 02:37 AM
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Something along these lines should do the trick:

mors (omnibus) tyrannis = death to (all) tyrants

or

mors (omnibus) tyrannis sit = let there be death to (all) tyrants

or

(omnes) tyranni moriantur = let (all) tyrants die
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Old 06-28-2005, 07:37 AM
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"Sic Semper Tyrannus" should do the trick. Though literally, it means "Thus always to tyrants," it expresses the concept more powerfully.
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Old 06-28-2005, 08:47 AM
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"Sic Semper Tyrannus" should do the trick. Though literally, it means "Thus always to tyrants," it expresses the concept more powerfully.
If only because that's what John Wilkes Booth said
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Old 06-28-2005, 01:04 PM
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And it's the state motto of Virginia.
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Old 06-28-2005, 01:37 PM
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Yeah, but the Virginia state seal has Liberty standing on a dead tyrant, so it provides context. If you just say "Sic semper tyrannus", somebody is going to ask "Quid semper tyrannus?", and you'd have to say "Mors semper tyrannus."
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