imperium vs imperatum

By john abshire, in 'Latin Beginners', Jul 12, 2019.

  1. john abshire Active Member

    imperium, -ii
    imperatum, -i

    miles imperatum paret= "the soldier is obeying the command."
    imperator imperium exercituum habet= "the general (commander) has command of the armies."

  2. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Imperium is command in the sense of power.

    Imperatum, being originally the past participle of impero, means a thing that has been commanded, a command that has been given, an order.

    By the way, pareo takes the dative.
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