Bread And Circuses Definition
Origin of Bread And Circuses
Translation of Latin pānem et circēnsēs a phrase coined by the Roman poet Juvenal pānem accusative singular of pānis bread et and circēnsēs circus games
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
1914 translation of the Roman poet Juvenal's Latin remark panem et circenses (“bread and circuses"). ("Duas tantum res anxius optat, Panem et circenses")
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