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"Wise Jupiter hurls a thunderbolt."

Translation:Iuppiter sapiens fulmen contorquet.

September 14, 2019

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I looked up contorqueo, and the definition does not signify a general word for missile discharging, as it describes a way of launching that imparts rotary motion for stability, similar to rifling. The general word would be iacio, I should think.

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