interpretatio romana

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Etymology[edit]

From interpretātiō (interpretation) + rōmāna, feminine form of rōmānus (Roman).

Noun[edit]

interpretātiō rōmāna f sg (genitive interpretātiōnis rōmānae); third declension

  1. The tendency of ancient Roman writers to equate foreign deities with members of their own pantheon.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun with a first-declension adjective, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative interpretātiō rōmāna
Genitive interpretātiōnis rōmānae
Dative interpretātiōnī rōmānae
Accusative interpretātiōnem rōmānam
Ablative interpretātiōne rōmānā
Vocative interpretātiō rōmāna

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