tantum religio potuit suadere malorum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "To such heights of evil has religion been able to drive men.". From Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, Book I, 101.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈtan.tum reˈli.ɡi.oː ˈpo.tu.it su.aːˈdeː.re maˈloː.rum/, [ˈtan.tũ rɛˈlɪ.ɡi.oː ˈpɔ.tʊ.ɪt sʊ.aːˈdeː.rɛ maˈɫoː.rũ]

Proverb[edit]

tantum religiō potuit suādēre malōrum

  1. The practice of religion leads people to practise evil.