Thursday, February 2, 2012

Greek proverb: Ἀετὸν κάνθαρος μαιεύεται

Here's a saying from Apostolius, C1.50, with a Latin version from Clavis Homerica. The image is by Detmold at Flickr. Here are some more Apostolius proverbs.

Ἀετὸν κάνθαρος μαιεύεται.
Aquilae scarabaeus obstetricatur.
The beetle is playing midwife to the eagle.

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