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"In foro non pugnas."

Translation:You do not fight in the forum.

August 28, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertEddy

Guess Brutus didn't get the memo.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Quidam_Homo

Caesar was killed in the Theatre of Pompey, which was not, I believe, in the forum.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertEddy

True, there were repairs underway at the Forum at that time. Thanks for encouraging me to check the story out. I truly appreciate how this course with the orators on the audio and the insightful student comments have given me a fresh perspective of Ancient Rome. I'm seeing it all much more sharply now with my schoolboy views of 60 years ago given improved accuracy and maturity.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClassiDuo

Another case of politicians exploiting loopholes


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arne2485

"In foro non pugnas''. I suggested the translation: ''You do not fight in the market''. Why is this considered wrong, since 'forum' has been rendered 'market' earlier in this course? Arne


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GilbertBes

The arena's for fighting; the forum's for the haggling.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/R0dluvan

Does this Latin sentence have the connotation "it is not proper to..." like our does in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertEddy

I had also wondered if there were a hortatory element included in the Latin -- good point.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/UffePloug

Please be consistent as to whether "Forum" is forum or market .

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