After all this time?
why did i instantly think of severus snape
That's why his name is severus
"Snape, Snape, Severus Snape."
JKR is a genius, come to think of it, Severus Snape was the strictest teacher at Hogwarts
Is 'severus' nominative masculine to agree with 'father'?
Severus is nominative, because the verb is a copula (to be), To be never take the accusative, always the nominative.
To say "Father is strict" in English really means my father is strict as opposed to the father is strict. Is this a point of difference in Latin?
why not 'Pater severus est.' ?