imperium sine fine -> an empire without an end (Virgil, Aeneid 1.279)

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imperium sine fine -> an empire without an end

In Virgil's Aeneid, Jupiter ordered Aeneas to found a city (Rome) from which would come an everlasting, neverending empire, the endless (sine fine) empire.

Wikipedia—List of Latin phrases
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