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
    Location:
    Belgium
    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.
  3. john abshire Active Member

    thanks

Share This Page

 

Our Latin forum is a community for discussion of all topics relating to Latin language, ancient and medieval world.

Latin Boards on this Forum:

English to Latin, Latin to English translation, general Latin language, Latin grammar, Latine loquere, ancient and medieval world links.