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Latin terms – Natura 1

A wonderful topic is coming today! We will see about nature, a matter that occupies an important role in Latin literature, from Philosophy works to Poetry.


Now, let´s see the meanings for those words…

caelum, -i: sky, sky vault, air.

mundus, -i: world, earth, globe, even universe in some contexts.

orbs, orbis: anything portraying the aspect of a sphere, by extension, world (as a synonim of «mundus«)

sidus, -eris: star, constellation, aspect of the sky. in the plural, sidera, -orum it often comes to mean «night».

astra, -orum:  celestial bodies, stars. Also constellations. Mainly used in the plural.

sol, solis: sun

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