Friday, February 3, 2012

Greek proverb: Ἀετὸν ἵπτασθαι διδάσκεις

Here's a saying from Apostolius, C1.41, with a Latin version from Clavis Homerica. The image is from George Pankewytch at Flickr. Here are some more Apostolius proverbs.

Ἀετὸν ἵπτασθαι διδάσκεις.
Aquilam volare doces.
You are teaching an eagle to fly.

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