Ave Imperator, Morituri Te Salutant

Ave Imperator, Morituri Te Salutant

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant" is a well-known Latin phrase quoted in Suetonius, De Vita Caesarum. It was used during an event in AD 52 on Lake Fucinus by naumachiarii-captives and criminals fated to die fighting during mock naval encounters-in the presence of the emperor Claudius. Suetonius reports that Claudius replied "Aut non." Variant wordings include "Ave Caesar" and "salutamus"-the latter in the 1st person-and a response in 15th century texts of "Avete vosshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134963666
  • 9786134963664