What does Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius mean?

What does Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius mean?

Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius. Kill them all. For the Lord knows those who are his. Supposed statement by Abbot Arnaud Amalric before the Massacre at Béziers during the Albigensian Crusade, recorded 30 years later, according to Caesarius of Heisterbach. cf. “Kill them all and let God sort them out.”

What is the meaning of Nil nisi bonum dicendum est?

From de mortuis nil nisi bonum dicendum est (“nothing must be said about the dead except the good”), attributed by Diogenes Laërtius to Chilon. In legal contexts, this quotation is used with the opposite meaning: defamation of a deceased person is not a crime.

What does Seneca mean by animum Debes Mutare non Caelum?

Seneca shortens it to Animum debes mutare, non caelum (You must change [your] disposition, not [your] sky) in his Letter to Lucilius XXVIII, 1 . Political power is limited; it does not include power over grammar.

What is the meaning of Seneca’s De Brevitate Vitae?

Seneca, De Brevitate Vitae, 1.1, translating a phrase of Hippocrates that is often used out of context. The “art” referred to in the original aphorism was the craft of medicine, which took a lifetime to acquire. assecuratus non quaerit lucrum sed agit ne in damno sit the assured does not seek profit but makes [it his profit] that he not be in loss