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What is the literal meaning of Latin “vade mecum”?
Go with me. The term is today used for handbooks, but a “vademecum” may be any helpful thing one carries around.
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What does Latin “per capita” literally mean?
By head. “Per capita” is commonly used in the field of statistics in place of saying "per person”.
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Who is the author of famous aphorism “carpe diem”?
Horace. Carpe diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated "seize the day", taken from book 1 of the Roman poet Horace's work Odes (23 BC).
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What does Latin “primus inter pares” literally mean?
First among equals. This famous phrase was the title of Roman Emperors.
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What does Latin “primum non nocere” literally mean?
First, not to harm. This famous phrase is a motto of medicine. Most probably, it is a paraphrase of Hippocrates’ words.
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