sic semper tyrannis

sic semper tyrannis
foreign term Etymology: Latin thus ever to tyrants — motto of Virginia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sic semper tyrannis — is a Latin phrase meaning thus, ever (or always), to tyrants. It is sometimes mistranslated as Death to tyrants. The phrase is a shortened version of Sic semper evello mortem Tyrannis , which translated means Thus always death comes to tyrants.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sic semper tyrannis — est une phrase latine, attribuée à Marcus Junius Brutus, signifiant « ainsi en est il toujours des tyrans ». Elle est parfois incorrectement traduite par « mort aux tyrans ». Elle est une version abrégée de la citation… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sic semper tyrannis — Caesars Tod, dargestellt von Carl Theodor von Piloty (1865) Sic semper tyrannis ist eine lateinische Phrase. Sie bedeutet wörtlich übersetzt „So immer den Tyrannen!“. Der Satz wird im Deutschen meist wiedergegeben mit „So soll es immer den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sic semper tyrannis — Escudo de Virginia (Estados Unidos) con la frase. Sic semper tyrannis (en latín: Así siempre a los tiranos) es una frase atribuida a Marco Junio Bruto, quien según la historia se lo dijo a Julio César, su padre adoptivo, a la hora de su asesinato …   Wikipedia Español

  • sic semper tyrannis — /seek sem perdd tyuu rddahn nis/; Eng. /sik sem peuhr ti ran is/, Latin. thus always to tyrants (motto of the State of Virginia). * * * …   Universalium

  • sic semper tyrannis — /seek sem perdd tyuu rddahn nis/; Eng. /sik sem peuhr ti ran is/, Latin. thus always to tyrants (motto of the State of Virginia) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sic — is a Latin word meaning thus , so , as such , or just as that . In writing, it is placed within square brackets and usually italicized [ sic ] to indicate that an incorrect or unusual spelling, phrase, punctuation, and/or other preceding quoted… …   Wikipedia

  • Semper — may refer to:*Semper Fidelis, a motto *Semper Paratus, the United States Coast Guard motto *Sic semper tyrannis, a motto *Semperoper, an opera house in Dresden, Germany *Gottfried Semper, the architect of the Semperoper …   Wikipedia

  • sic — 1. adverb /sɪk/ thus; thus written See Also: sic passim, sic transit gloria mundi, sic semper tyrannis 2. verb /sɪk/ a) To mark with a bracketed sic.<ref name=oed> sic, adv. (and n.) Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition 1989. Oxford… …   Wiktionary

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