fons et origo

noun
fons et ori·go | \ˌfōn(t)ˌsetəˈrē(ˌ)gō\

Definition of fons et origo 

: source and origin western Europe, which … is always dimly assumed as the fons et origo of all social forces— Donald Davidson : original cause that this survival of the family god was the fons et origo of Hebrew monolatryTimes Literary Supplement

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