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antīquitās f (genitive antīquitātis); third declension

  1. antiquity (ancient times)
  2. the good old days
  3. the ancients
  4. age
  5. integrity


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative antīquitās antīquitātēs
genitive antīquitātis antīquitātum
dative antīquitātī antīquitātibus
accusative antīquitātem antīquitātēs
ablative antīquitāte antīquitātibus
vocative antīquitās antīquitātēs



  • antiquitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • antiquitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “antiquitas”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • antiquitas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • ancient history: antiquitatis memoria
    • to go back to the remote ages: repetere ab ultima (extrema, prisca) antiquitate (vetustate), ab heroicis temporibus
    • Cato's speeches sound archaic: orationes Catonis antiquitatem redolent (Brut. 21. 82)
    • to be of noble family: generis antiquitate florere