inter arma silent leges
foreign term Etymology: Latin in the midst of arms (i.e., in time of war) the laws are silent

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  • inter arma silent leges — (izg. ȉnter ȁrma sȉlent lȇges) DEFINICIJA u ratnoj buci šute zakoni ETIMOLOGIJA lat …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Inter arma silent leges — (lat.), während des Kriegs schweigen die Gesetze, d.h. im Kriege werden dieselben nicht beachtet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Inter arma silent leges — (lat.), »im Waffenlärm (während des Krieges) schweigen die Gesetze«, Zitat aus Ciceros »Rede für Milo« (4,10) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Inter arma silent leges — (lat.), Unter den Waffen schweigen die Gesetze, d.h. im Kriege geht Gewalt vor Recht; Zitat aus Ciceors Rede »Pro Milone« (IV, 10) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Inter arma silent leges — Inter arma silent leges, lat., während des Krieges schweigen die Gesetze …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • inter arma silent leges — /inter arma saylant liyjiyz/ In time of war the laws are silent. It applies as between the state and its external enemies; and also in cases of civil disturbance where extrajudicial force may supersede the ordinary process of law …   Black's law dictionary

  • inter arma silent leges — /inter arma saylant liyjiyz/ In time of war the laws are silent. It applies as between the state and its external enemies; and also in cases of civil disturbance where extrajudicial force may supersede the ordinary process of law …   Black's law dictionary

  • Inter arma silent leges — Amidst arms the laws are silent; that is, in time of war …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Inter arma silent leges — (лат.) во время войны безмолвствуют законы : цитата из Цицерона, Речь в защиту Милона (4, 10) …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Inter arma enim silent leges — is a Latin phrase meaning For among [times of] arms, the laws fall mute, although it is more popularly rendered as In times of war, the law falls silent. This maxim was likely first written in these words by Cicero in his published oration Pro… …   Wikipedia

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