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24th Jun '17 6:43:20 AM Piterpicher
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* The dog funerals in ''AFishCalledWanda'' all feature a choir singing "Miserere dominus, canis mortus est."[[labelnote:Lat.]]Lord have mercy, the dog is dead.[[/labelnote]]

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* The dog funerals in ''AFishCalledWanda'' ''Film/AFishCalledWanda'' all feature a choir singing "Miserere dominus, canis mortus est."[[labelnote:Lat.]]Lord have mercy, the dog is dead.[[/labelnote]]
6th Jun '17 12:19:15 PM BeerBaron
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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'', natives of Cyrodiil, the capital province of TheEmpire, all have Latin-sounding names. The actual amount of Roman influence on their culture varies from game to game.

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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'', natives of Cyrodiil, the capital province Imperials (Cyrodiil's native race of TheEmpire, all Men) are heavily influenced by AncientRome. Most have [[CanisLatinicus Latin-sounding names. The actual amount of Roman influence on names and Latin sounding words (real or otherwise) permeate through their culture varies culture]]. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Early in the series]], the Imperials had two distinct sub-cultures: the Colovians (hearty highland folk) and the Nibenese (cosmopolitan heartlanders), with this trope only applying to the Colovians. By the time of ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]'', this separation was almost entirely dropped, with the Imperials drawing heavily from game to game.ancient Rome.
4th Jun '17 11:39:44 PM Connacht
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** In Italian, the very famous word "ciao" ("hi" and "bye") comes from the Venetian language, where it was once said "Sciao tuo", meaning "your servant", coming from the Medieval latin "sclavus [tuus]". However, the term "sclavus" itself was not an original latin word (classical latins used the word "servus" for all servants and slaves), but a new-coinage vernacular word coming from the Slav people which were considered servant by mani Venetian and German nobles during the Middle Ages.
28th May '17 6:47:11 PM wolftickets1969
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** In the second game, Durandal has some fun with this: after killing his greatest enemy, he carves the following epitaph [[DefaceOfTheMoon into a moon]]: "[[TooDumbToLive Fatum Iustum Stultorum]]" ("The Just Fate of Fools"; in other words, "These idiots got what was coming to them.")

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** In the second game, Durandal has some fun with this: after killing his greatest enemy, he carves the following epitaph [[DefaceOfTheMoon into a moon]]: "[[TooDumbToLive Fatum Iustum Stultorum]]" ("The Just Fate of Fools"; in other words, "These "[[KarmicDeath These idiots got what was coming to them.")]]")
28th May '17 6:45:06 PM wolftickets1969
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* Durandal of ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'' has some fun with this: after killing his greatest enemy, he carves the following epitaph [[DefaceOfTheMoon into a moon]]: "[[TooDumbToLive Fatum Iustum Stultorum]]" ("The Just Fate of Fools"; in other words, "These idiots got what was coming to them.")

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* ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}''
** In the first game, the level "Welcome to the Revolution" has a secret terminal message with Tycho speaking to
Durandal of ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}'' in Latin.
** In the second game, Durandal
has some fun with this: after killing his greatest enemy, he carves the following epitaph [[DefaceOfTheMoon into a moon]]: "[[TooDumbToLive Fatum Iustum Stultorum]]" ("The Just Fate of Fools"; in other words, "These idiots got what was coming to them.")")
** Both the main games and the many [[GameMod fan-made scenarios]] have several levels with gratuitous Latin names; in addition to the aforementioned "Fatum Iustum Stultorum", there's "Ingue (Ignie) Ferroque", "Ex Cathedra", "Ne Cede Malis", "Ex Justicia Mortis", etc.
17th May '17 6:07:56 AM higgledypiggledy
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* In ''Film/{{Priest|1994}}'', after Father Greg's CrisisOfFaith escalates (and his arrest for having [[AutoErotica gay sex in a car]] ends up in the newspaper), he flees to a remote parish, headed by a priest who dresses him down in Latin.

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* In ''Film/{{Priest|1994}}'', after Father Greg's CrisisOfFaith escalates (and his arrest for having [[AutoErotica gay sex in a car]] ends up in the newspaper), he flees to a remote parish, headed by a priest who dresses him down down, in Latin.caustically contemptuous and homophobic terms, in Latin. Father Greg gets his own back when he decides he's had enough of this and leaves:
-->'''Father Greg''': ''Abi et futue te ipsum, sordide senex.''[[labelnote:Lat.]]"Go fuck yourself, you dirty old man."[[/labelnote]]
9th May '17 6:43:04 AM NewMexico
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* The Roman Catholic Mass was only in Latin from 1570 until 1963 (with varying experiments from and was all Latin from the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar (the "Introibo ad Altare Dei") to the Last Gospel (John 1:1-14; "In principio erat verbum, et Verbum apud Deum").
The Mass is now in the vernacular (although according to Vatican documents, it's supposed to still be in Latin), and sometimes they will have Latin in it. When the Church of England started to reintroduce Catholic elements in the 1800s, Latin became a thing, there, too.

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* The Roman Catholic Mass was only in Latin from 1570 until 1963 (with varying experiments experimentations from '64-'69) and was all Latin from the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar (the "Introibo ad Altare Dei") to the Last Gospel (John 1:1-14; "In principio erat verbum, et Verbum apud Deum").
Deum"). The Mass is now in the vernacular (although according to Vatican documents, it's supposed to still be in Latin), and sometimes they will have Latin in it. When Same thing happened to the Church of England started to reintroduce Catholic elements in the 1800s, Latin became a thing, there, too.England.
9th May '17 6:40:01 AM NewMexico
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* The Roman Catholic Mass was only in Latin from 1570 until 1969 and was all Latin from the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar (the "Introibo ad Altare Dei") to the Last Gospel (John 1:1-14; "In principio erat verbum, et Verbum apud Deum"). The Mass is now in the vernacular, although sometimes they will throw an "Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi" at you. Anglicans too, in some of the Oxford Movement-led parishes, had Latin services à la the Romans.

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* The Roman Catholic Mass was only in Latin from 1570 until 1969 1963 (with varying experiments from and was all Latin from the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar (the "Introibo ad Altare Dei") to the Last Gospel (John 1:1-14; "In principio erat verbum, et Verbum apud Deum"). Deum").
The Mass is now in the vernacular, although vernacular (although according to Vatican documents, it's supposed to still be in Latin), and sometimes they will throw an "Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi" at you. Anglicans too, in some of the Oxford Movement-led parishes, had have Latin services à la in it. When the Romans.Church of England started to reintroduce Catholic elements in the 1800s, Latin became a thing, there, too.
1st May '17 10:36:16 AM Akaihiryuu
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** StarTrekEnterprise: The episode Vox Sola[[labelnote:Lat.]]"Lone Voice"[[/labelnote]] Perfect description of the StarfishAlien they found (probably the most alien lifeform in all of Trek). It was alone, a part of a larger entity that had been removed, and just wanted to go home.

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** StarTrekEnterprise: ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'': The episode Vox Sola[[labelnote:Lat.]]"Lone Voice"[[/labelnote]] Perfect description of the StarfishAlien they found (probably the most alien lifeform in all of Trek). It was alone, a part of a larger entity that had been removed, and just wanted to go home.
1st May '17 10:35:01 AM Akaihiryuu
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** StarTrekEnterprise: The episode Vox Sola[[labelnote:Lat.]]"Lone Voice"[[/labelnote]] Perfect description of the StarfishAlien they found (probably the most alien lifeform in all of Trek). It was alone, a part of a larger entity that had been removed, and just wanted to go home.
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