Let's Crazy Awesome it up: Codex Alera
I don't know how much Latin you know, but it's pretty heavily dotted about the place in the books, though you don't need it to follow what's going on. I'll give a few examples I remember from school - a gladius means (legionary-style) sword, whence the word "gladiator"; a cursor was a runner or messenger; fidelias means "faithful" and Odiana is presumably derived from odium ("hatred") while Amara derives from amare "to love", which makes an interesting contrast. Jim Butcher does his research!
Although there's a distressing lack of proper cases endings; surely it should be Knights Aquae, not Knights Aqua? But this might be simply an in-universe grammatical shift over time; there are no case endings in Italian, IIRC.
(edited by: hollow49)
I hope that you will continue with this, though managing a post per chapter may be too much work for a 6-volume series.