Do you remember what these following Latin phrases mean? We'll start you off easy and challenge you a bit more as you progress through our 15 questions. To answer correctly, pick the most accurate translation of the Latin phrase into English. Good luck!
While Latin is considered a dead language, not in use in any real capacity, it's still considered by many to be one of the most beautiful and even philosophical languages ever spoken. Indeed, many phrases are still used today, because they are just so elegant and lovely to hear.
What does 'Carpe Diem' Mean?
Live every day to the fullest
What does 'Veni, Vidi, Vici' Mean?
I Saw, I Won, I Conquered
I Came, I Conquered, I Win
I Conquered, I Won, I Rule
I Came, I Saw, I Conquered
What does 'Postmortem' Mean?
What does 'Anno Domini' Mean?
Annual day of celebration
What does 'Mea Culpa' Mean?
What Does 'Ave Maria' Mean?
What Does 'Et Cetera' Mean?
What Does 'Rigor Mortis' Mean?
What Does 'Cogito Ergo Sum' Mean?
Thought is the sum of life
What Does 'Deus Ex Machina' Mean?
Machines are tools of God
What Does 'Semper Fidelis' Mean?
What Does 'Per Capita' Mean?
What Does 'Caveat Emptor' Mean?
What Does 'Vox Populi' Mean?
Not Quite the Roman Yet
No one can blame you for not scoring high on this test, after all, Latin is a dead language, and hardly useful. Still, it can be beautiful at times, and some phrases are still around. So if you find yourself interested, read the answers and learn a bit more about it.
A Roman in Training!
Very good! You are on your way to being a real Roman by answering most of the questions correctly! Have a quick look at what you got wrong, or take another stab at it.
A Full Roman!
Your knowledge of Latin phrases is quite impressive! You've obviously had a good education and know your way around even some dead languages. We hereby declare you a true Roman and we salute you!