1. Imperfacundus Reprobatissimus

    • Civis Illustris
    I know, right. The roman version is much more badass.
  2. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    Bene vasatus = well-equipped, i.e. mentulatus.

    Read in the Historia Augusta.
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  3. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    Munditias facere = "to make cleannesses", i.e. "to clean or tidy up"

    Just stumbled upon this fortuitously in the dictionary, but it occurs in Plautus and Cato.
  4. Dantius Homo Sapiens

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    manum inicere: 2. In a jurid. sense, to seize, take possession of, as one's property, without a previous judicial decision (which was permitted, e. g. to a master on meeting with his runaway slave; v. injectio)

    Found this in that 12 tables sentence "si calvitur pedemve struit, manum endo iacito"
  5. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    There's a second idiom there, actually:
    Pedem struere:
  6. Dantius Homo Sapiens

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    That's true!
  7. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    Fumum/fumos vendere = "to sell smoke(s)", i.e. "to make empty promises"
  8. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    Omnia summa facere = "to do all utmost things" = "to do one's utmost".

    Just chanced upon it in the dictionary; it occurs in Lucilius and Cicero.
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