cedant arma togae
[key-dahnt ahr-mah toh-gahy; English see-dant ahr-muh toh-jee]
- let military power be subject to civil authority: motto of Wyoming.
Origin of cedant arma togae
literally, let arms yield to the toga
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Hitler believed that the possession of the Arma Christi would grant their owner supernatural powers.Hitler’s Hunt for the Holy Grail and the Ghent Altarpiece
December 21, 2013
For example, there is nothing in the east to compare with the big spurless valley near the pass above Arma.
Some of the glaciers between Choquetira and Arma rest on terminal moraines whose distal faces are from 200 to 300 feet high.
Arma itself is built upon alluvial deposits of glacial origin.
Another line quoted in the 2nd Philippic is Cedant arma togae, concedat laurea laudi.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight
One human resource remains, to go in arma blanca—with the cold steel.Unexplored Spain