mort-, mor-, mori-, morti- +
(Latin: death, dead; die, dying)
Motto of Otto I, "The Great" (936-973). The son of Henry I, Otto I was crowned king at Aachen, Germany, in 936 and received the imperial crown in Rome in 962. With this action, the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, regarded as the legitimate successor of the Roman Empire, was established.
In 955, he ended the Magyar menace with a victory at the battle of Lechfeld near Augsburg. He asserted his authority over the church of the country; German bishoprics everywhere were headed by bishops loyal to him. He is buried in the cathedral of Magdeburg, Germany.
2. Voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing.
2. Etymology: The tyche in this case is related to the mythological Greek goddess of "chance".