Quid sum? (What am I?) Latin writing game

By Petrus Cunīculus, in 'Latin Beginners', Jul 2, 2019.

  1. Hemo Rusticus One Slick Hombre

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    Given Mr. Alighieri's history on this thread, I trust I won't be remiss in taking a spin:

    Prima luce luceo nusquam durans, me enim abscondit dies candidior. Ego quid sum?
  2. Dantius Homo Sapiens

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    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    Yes, I prefer answering riddles to coming up with them.
  3. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    Belgium
    Dawn (aurora)?
  4. Bitmap Civis Illustris

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    Location:
    Cygnea, Gena
    The morning star (Lucifer)?
  5. Hemo Rusticus One Slick Hombre

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    Both good guesses, but no.
  6. Hemo Rusticus One Slick Hombre

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    It's related (as in blood relation) to the dawn-goddess in Greek myth, evidently.
  7. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    Dew (ros)?
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  8. Hemo Rusticus One Slick Hombre

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    Thou hast said it.
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  9. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    Castra calco. Meo nomine Romae imperatum est.
  10. Hemo Rusticus One Slick Hombre

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    War (bellum)?
  11. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    No.
  12. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    Pedibus geror.
  13. Hemo Rusticus One Slick Hombre

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    I'm trying to think of like a Roman insignia, but can't. A boar (uerres)?
  14. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    No.
    A militibus.
  15. Dantius Homo Sapiens

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    Caligula
  16. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    Yes.
  17. Dantius Homo Sapiens

    • Civis Illustris
    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    Puer annorum ferme novem, ut Livius ait, odium perpetuum in Romanos iuravi. Quis sum?
  18. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    Hannibal Barca.
  19. Dantius Homo Sapiens

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    Location:
    in orbe lacteo
    Yes.
  20. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Location:
    Belgium
    Me frustra humorem colligere temptes pluribus foraminibus perforato.

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