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Looking for a phrase that means, or would convey the meaning, of "Death from Above," as would be used in a motto, like the Latin "Mors Ab Alto."

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Hello,

“Death from Above," as would be used in a motto, like the Latin "Mors Ab Alto”, corresponds to ancient Greek  Θάνατος καθύπερθεν  where the masculine noun Θάνατος (nominative case, 2nd declension) means “Death” and the adverb καθύπερθεν means “from above”.

Please note that the transliteration into Latin alphabet of  Θάνατος καθύπερθεν, written in the Greek alphabet, is  "Thánatos kathúperthen" where the TH is pronounced like the TH in the English word “thin”.

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I'll be glad to answer any questions concerning ANCIENT GREEK. So, do not ask me please questions regarding MODERN GREEK as it is different from Ancient Greek either in spelling/meaning or in pronunciation.

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