Latin phrases about War
Starting with phrase number 26

  1. Omnis amans militat - Every lover makes war (Ovid, Amores, I, 9, 1)
  2. Pia Civitas in Bello - Pious City in War (Pope Innocent IX (1591) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was Patriarch of Jerusalem)
  3. Plus quam civila bella - Worse than civil war
  4. Religio Depopulata - Unpopulated Religion (Pope Benedict XV (1914-1922) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies There is no association with his coat of arms, name or birth place. Some people say it is because he reigned during War War I and the Russian Revolution)
  5. Res ad triarios venit - The thing has come to the Triarii (Critical issue - The Triari were the reserved soldiers. When it got to this point in war, it meant that all the front soldiers had fallen)
  6. Si vis pacem para bellum - If you want peace prepare for war (The display of military might discourages war - Thank you: Joe Pappalardo - Phrase originally used by the German Empire. It was shortened to "Parabellum" and referred to 9mm ammunition used during WWI. Modern 9mm bullets still retain the "Parabellum" designation - Thank you: E.S.)
  7. Silent enim leges inter arma - Laws are silent in times of war (Cicero)
  8. Statu quo ante bello - The state before the war
  9. Sub hasta - Under the lance (That's where the share on the war spoils)
  10. Summa sedes non capit duos - The maximum power cannot be reached by two (Answer by the Roman Senate to the Carthaginian peace embassy, sent along the captive consul Regulus, after the first Punic War )
  11. Tune Mariun audebis occidere? - Do you dare to kill Gaius Marius? (Appian - Civil War - Gaius Marius said this to the soldier to kill him. That soldier did not dare after he heard this)
  12. Ubi mors ibi spes - Where there is death, there is hope (Motto in a Falange Flag during the Spanish Civil War)
  13. Zama quinque dierum iter a Carthagine abest - Zama far from Cartago a journey of five days (Livy - Book XXX, 29 - Zama was the battle that "ended" war between Scipio Africanus and Anhibal)

Total: 38
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