Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Round-Up: February 28

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts - and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. I'm using Google+ a lot these days - highly recommended as a thought-provoking place to hang out online!

HODIE: ante diem tertium Kalendas Martias.

GOOGLE BOOKS: Today's Google Books are Lubin's Florilegii diversorum epigrammatum veterum and Van Vlaenderen's Epigrammata Miscellanea.

MYTHS & LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Scylla and Glaucus; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.


TODAY'S DISTICHS & EMBLEMS: All the distichs come with vocabulary lists!

RHYMING DISTICHS: The two new Rhyming Distichs are Quid facies, facies Veneris, Quid facies, facies Veneris cum veneris ante? / Ne sedeas, sed eas, ne pereas per eas; and Tunc bene prandetur, Tunc bene prandetur, cum Christus adesse videtur: / Si des, ipse dabit, si non des, ipse negabit.

CATO'S DISTICHS: The two new Cato Distichs are Consilium arcanum, Consilium arcanum tacito committe sodali, / Corporis auxilium medico committe fideli; and Quae potus peccas, Quae potus peccas, ignoscere tu tibi noli; / Nam crimen vini nullum est, sed culpa bibentis.

MARTIAL'S DISTICHS: The two new Martial Distichs are Artis Phidiacae, Artis Phidiacae toreuma clarum / pisces aspicis: adde aquam, natabunt; and Si spumet rubra, Si spumet rubra conchis tibi pallida testa, / lautorum cenis saepe negare potes.

OWEN'S DISTICHS: The two new Owen epigrams, with Harvey's English versions, are Prophetae, Poetae, Illi de rebus praedicere vera futuris; / Hi de praeteritis dicere falsa solent; and Gerundia et Supina, Di-do-dum Aeneas aberat, caruisse gerundis / Dicitur, et nullum nosse supina virum.

CAMERARIUS'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Solus Iam Grandior Errat, Turmatim iuvenes, ast gaudent aequore soli / Maiores Thunni: dic mihi utri sapiant?; and Semper Ardentius, Reginam volucrum dipsas necat; ardor amoris / Sic animum accendens te dabit exitio.

ROLLENHAGEN'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Post Tentationem, Consolatio, Languescunt flores radiis solaribus usti; / Per pluvias soliti tollere sponte caput; and Sequitur Sua Poena Nocentem, Ultio certa manet; sequitur sua poena nocentem; / Ante expectatum, clauda ea viva venit.

As you can see, the image shows Ixion on his wheel of punishment:



TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS:

3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Veritas magna est (English: Truth is great).

3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Qui quaerit, invenit (English: He who seeks, finds).

RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Furtivus potus plenus dulcedine totus (English: The stolen drink is altogether full of sweetness).

VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Nescit homo finem suum (Ecc. 9:12). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.

ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Taverner: Omnes sibi melius esse malunt quam alteri: Every man loveth him self better than he loveth an other. Whether this sayeng may stand with Christes doctrine, which biddeth us love oure neighboure as our self, that let doctours and professours of divinite discusse. For some there be that put degrees of charitie, and will that charitie shoulde begin first at a mans owne selfe.

TODAY'S FABLES & STORIES:

FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Leo, Vacca, Capra, et Ovis, the famous story of the lion's share (this one also has a vocabulary list).

MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 501, Turdi Domi Remanentes, through Fable 510, Cuculus, Luscinia, et Asinus, including Cuculus et Cantus Eius, the wonderful story of why the cuckoo goes "cuc-koo."

MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Servus Aethiops et Dominus Eius, the sad story of the slave who was scrubbed till he got sick.

AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Woodman and the Trees, the wonderful story of the trees who were their own worst enemy.

ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Alexander et Pirata, the wonderful anecdote of Alexander and the witty pirate: Alexander olim comprehensum piratam interrogavit quo iure maria infestaret. Ille "Eodem," inquit, "quo tu orbem terrarum. Sed quia id ego parvo navigio facio, latro vocor; tu, quia magna classe et exercitu, imperator." Alexander hominem inviolatum dimisit. Num iuste fecit?

Sunday, February 26, 2012

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Round-Up: February 26

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts - and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. You'll notice a new addition to the distichs below: selections from the poetry of Martial! Martial is quite famous for his epigrams, including many examples of distich poetry. I've create a Martial widget, and I hope you will enjoy these additions to the "daily distichs." Martial, of course, will be an important component of my summer distich project!

HODIE: ante diem quintum Kalendas Martias.

GOOGLE BOOKS: Today's Google Books are Junius' Emblemata et Aenigmata and Musae Anconitanae.

MYTHS & LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Romulus and Remus; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S DISTICHS & EMBLEMS: All the distichs come with vocabulary lists!

RHYMING DISTICHS: The two new Rhyming Distichs are Cum fueris Romae, Cum fueris Romae, Romano vivito more; / Cum fueris alibi, vivito sic ut ibi; and Rusticus est vere, Rusticus est vere, dicens mala de muliere: / Nam scimus vere, sumus omnes de muliere.

CATO'S DISTICHS: The two new Cato Distichs are Nolito quaedam referenti, Nolito quaedam referenti credere saepe: / Exigua est tribuenda fides, qui multa loquuntur; and Insipiens esto, Insipiens esto, cum tempus postulat aut res: / Stultitiam simulare loco, prudentia summa est.

MARTIAL'S DISTICHS: The two new Martial Distichs are Habet Africanus miliens, Habet Africanus miliens, tamen captat; / Fortuna multis dat nimis, satis nulli; and Quid faciet nullos, Quid faciet nullos hic inventura capillos / Multifido buxus quae tibi dente datur.

OWEN'S DISTICHS: The two new Owen epigrams, with Harvey's English versions, are Sanguis, Sum crudus, vocor inde cruor, per corpora curro, / Volvor, et in venis sanguis ut anguis eo; and Optativus Modus, Infinitivo prope par modus optativus: / Optandi finem nam sibi nemo facit.

ROLLENHAGEN'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Discite Iustitiam, Discite iustitiam: laqueus monet illud et ensis, / Quae Deus in regum dirigit arma manu; and Qui Me Alit, Me Extinguit, Qui me alit, extinguit; qui me fovet et movet, ille, / Cum minime credo, me necat, hostis amor.

BORNITIUS & CAMERARIUS'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Sortes Humanae, Sortes homuncio iacit: / Dei sed ad nutum cadunt; and Turbata Delectat, Turbat aquam sitiens cum vult haurire camelus / Sic pacem, ex bellis qui lucra foeda sitit.


TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS:

3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Dum vivo, prosum (English: While I live, I am useful).

3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Nemo omnibus placet (English: No one can please everybody).

RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Quid non speramus, si nummos possideamus? (English: If we were to have money, what could we not hope for?).

VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Nihil sub sole novum (Ecc. 1:9). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.

ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Taverner: Quique vult dicit, quae non vult audiet: He that speaketh what he will, shal heare what he wil not. Let men beware how they rayle.

TODAY'S FABLES & STORIES:

ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Epaminondas, the story of the death of the great Theban general.

FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Ranae et Puer, the story of how fun and games can turn out to be quite deadly (this one also has a vocabulary list).

MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 491, Passer et Statua, through Fable 500, Turdus et Merula, including Passer, Lepus, et Aquila, a story that teaches you not to mock the misfortunate.

AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Two Wallets, a fable that explains why it is so easy to see others' faults but not your own.

MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Cantus Sacerdotis, a hilarious story about a priest who sounds like a donkey when he sings: Sacerdos erat qui vocem asinariam et horribilem habebat et tamen se bene cantare putabat. Cum autem quadam die cantaret, mulier quidem audiens eum plorabat. Sacerdos vero credens quod suavitate vocis suae ad devotionem et lacrimas mulier incitaretur, coepit adhuc altius clamare, at illa coepit magis flere. Tunc sacerdos quaesivit a muliere quare fleret, credens audire quod libenter audiebat, at illa dixit, “Domine, ego sum illa infelix mulier cuius asinum lupus illa die devoravit, et quando vos audio cantare, statim ad memoriam reduco quod asinus meus ita cantare solebat.”

Sacerdos Cantans

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Round-Up: February 23

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts - and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. There are notices also at Twitter - look for Aesopus and AesopusEnglish.

HODIE: ante diem octavum Kalendas Martias.

GOOGLE BOOKS: Today's Google Books are Binder's Flores Aenigmatum Latinorum and Textor's Sylloge.

MYTHS & LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Daughters of Cecrops; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.


TODAY'S DISTICHS & EMBLEMS: All the distichs come with vocabulary lists!

RHYMING DISTICHS: The two new Rhyming Distichs are Quod tibi vis fieri, Quod tibi vis fieri, mihi fac: quod non tibi, noli; / Sic potes in terris vivere iure poli.; and O homo, si scires, O homo, si scires, quidnam esses, unde venires, / Nunquam gauderes, sed in omni tempore fleres..

CATO'S DISTICHS: The two new Cato Distichs are Nec te conlaudes, Nec te conlaudes, nec te culpaveris ipse; / Hoc faciunt stulti, quos gloria vexat inanis.; and Litis praeteritae, Litis praeteritae noli maledicta referre: / Post inimicitias iram meminisse malorum est.

OWEN'S DISTICHS: The two new Owen epigrams, with Harvey's English versions, are Optativus Modus, Infinitivo prope par modus optativus: / Optandi finem nam sibi nemo facit; and Quod Differtur Non Aufertur, Differt non aufert mortem longissima vita; / Quid differt igitur cras hodieve mori?.

ROLLENHAGEN'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Musica, Serva Dei, Musica, serva Dei, nobis haec otia fecit: / Illa potest homines, illa movere Deum; and Ingenii Largitor Venter, Me docet ingenii venter largitor et artis, / Calculus impositus quod bene trudat aquam.

CAMERARIUS'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Armis Non Omnia Cedunt, Piscibus ipse aliis formidabilis hostis, / Mox hostis misere me necat exiguus; and Non Captu Facilis, Nubibus, ecce, Iovis volat altior omnibus ales; / Tu quoque ad alta animum, si sapis, astra leva.


TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS:

TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Nil time (English: Fear nothing).

3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Post nubes lux (English: After clouds, the light).

ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Qui fuit rana, nunc est rex (English: He who was a frog is now a king).

POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Diligite iustitiam, qui iudicatis terram (English: Cherish justice, you who rule the land).

PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Alia Lacon, alia asinus illius portat (English: Lacon is carrying one thing, but his donkey is carrying something else; from Adagia 2.2.86 - trying to avoid taxes, Lacon hid his honey underneath some barley, but the donkey slipped and fell, revealing the hidden honey).

GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἐν παισὶ μὴν γέρων, ἐν δὲ γέρουσι παῖς (English: An old man amidst the boys, a boy amidst the old men).

TODAY'S FABLES & STORIES:

FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Satyrus et Viator, the story of the satyr who rescued a traveller lost in the snow (this one also has a vocabulary list).

MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 481, Mergus et Stellae, through Fable 490, Passer in Myrto Degens, including Hirundo et Iuvenis, the story of the boy who did not know the proverb about how one swallow does not a summer make!

MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Formica et Columba, a story about two little creatures who help one another.

AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Trumpeter Taken Prisoner, a very thought-provoking fable about war and warmongers.

ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Sophocles, a wonderful anecdote about old age: Sophocles ad summam senectutem tragoedias fecit. Cum propterea rem familiarem negligere videretur, a filiis in iudicium vocatus est, ut iudices illum, quasi disipientem, a re familiari removerent. Tum senex dicitur eam fabulam quam proxime scripserat, Oedipum Coloneum, recitasse iudicibus et quaesivisse num illud carmen desipientis esse videretur. Carmine recitato, a iudicio absolutus est.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Round-Up: February 21

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts - and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you might prefer to subscribe by email.

HODIE: ante diem decimum Kalendas Martias.

GOOGLE BOOKS: Today's Google Books are Ker's Epigrams by Martial and Paley's Epigrams of Martial. (Yes, I have been working on Martial lately - more about that next weekend!)

MYTHS & LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Sword of Damocles; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.


TODAY'S DISTICHS & EMBLEMS: All the distichs come with vocabulary lists!

RHYMING DISTICHS: The two new Rhyming Distichs are Nescio quid sit amor, Nescio quid sit amor: nec amo, nec amor, nec amavi, / Sed scio, si quis amat, uritur igne gravi; and Quanto dignior es, Quanto dignior es, aut per genus aut per honores, / In te tanto res vitiosae sunt graviores.

CATO'S DISTICHS: The two new Cato Distichs are Esto animo forti, Esto animo forti, cum sis damnatus inique; / Nemo diu gaudet, qui iudice vincit iniquo; and Invidiam nimio cultu, Invidiam nimio cultu vitare memento: / Quae si non laedit, tamen hanc sufferre molestum est.

OWEN'S DISTICHS: The two new Owen epigrams, with Harvey's English versions, are Sol et Tempus, Sol celer est, at sole tamen velocior hora: / Hora stetit nunquam, sol aliquando stetit; and Epitaphium Athei, Mortuus est, quasi victurus post funera non sit: / Sic vixit, tanquam non moriturus erat.

CAMERARIUS'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Pretiosum Quod Utile, Commoda quae est usu non fama, res pretiosa est; / Displicet haec paucis, at placet illa magis; and Me Copia Perdit, Rumpitur innumeris arbos uberrima pomis, / Et subito nimiae praecipitantur opes.

ROLLENHAGEN'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Nequeo Compescere Multos, Perfero; quid faciam? Nequeo compescere multos; / Si vis cedendo vincere, disce pati; and De Parvis Grandis Acervus Erit, Adde parum parvo, parvo superadde pusillum, / Tandem de parvis grandis acervus erit.



TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS:

TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Confisus viribus (English: Trusting in my own powers).

3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Gladii in vomeres (English: Swords into ploughshares)

AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Errores medicorum terra tegit (English: The earth covers the doctors' mistakes). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.

PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere (English: To accept a favor is to sell your freedom).

ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Piscis primum a capite foetet (English: The fish starts to stink from the head; from Adagia 4.2.97 - a famous saying about how corruption starts at the "top," metaphorically speaking).

TODAY'S FABLES & STORIES:

ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Leonidas, the famous story of Thermopylae.

FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Scarabaeus et Stercus, a story about the dung-beetle and his dung (this one also has a vocabulary list).

AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Storks and the Geese, a fable about staying light on your feet, so to speak.

MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 471, Ciconia et Catus, through Fable 480, Larus et Milvus, including Ciconia et Uxor Eius, an Aesop's fable about domestic violence.

MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Canis et Homo Admorsus, a fable about unintended consequences: Quidam a cane morsus, quaerens qui vulnus curare posset circumibat. Cum id quidam casu obvius audisset, “Heus tu,” inquit, “si sanus vis fieri, panem sumito, cum eoque vulneris sanguine deterso, cani qui te momordit edendum praebe.” Tum ille, subridens, “At si istud fecero,” inquit, “nullum erit effugium quin me omnes canes urbis discerpant.”

Homo a Cane Morsus

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Round-Up: February 19

Here is a round-up of today's blog posts - and for previous posts, check out the Bestiaria Latina Blog archives. I'm using Google+ a lot these days - highly recommended as a thought-provoking place to hang out online!

NOVITAS: In the process of getting ready for the great summer of Latin distichs to come, I've created another widget this weekend - this one with the distichs attributed to Cato! You can see the first entries below.

HODIE: ante diem duodecimum Kalendas Martias.

GOOGLE BOOKS: Today's Google Books are Vulteius' Epigrammata and Chase's The Distichs of Cato.

MYTHS & LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Zeus and Amalthea; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.


TODAY'S DISTICHS & EMBLEMS: All the distichs come with vocabulary lists!

RHYMING DISTICHS: The two new Rhyming Distichs are O dives, dives, O dives, dives! non omni tempore vives! / Fac bene, dum vivis, post mortem vivere si vis; and Quando placet Christo, Quando placet Christo, de mundo tollimur isto; / Nemo potest scire, quis primo debet abire.

CATO'S DISTICHS: The two new Cato Distichs are Quid Deus intendat, Quid Deus intendat, noli perquirere sorte: / Quid statuat de te, sine te deliberat ille; and Adversum notum noli contendere, Adversum notum noli contendere verbis; / Lis minimis verbis interdum maxima crescit.

OWEN'S DISTICHS: The two new Owen epigrams, with Harvey's English versions, are Castor et Pollux, Concordes duo sunt in caelo sidera fratres; / In terra unanimes vix reor esse duos; and De Virginitate et Coniugio, Virginitas angusta via est. Via latior autem / Coniugis. Hinc plures ingrediuntur eam.

ROLLENHAGEN'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Paulatim, Non Impetu, Paulatim leni decurrit arenula lapsu, / Non impetu delabitur; and Mors Sceptra Ligonibus Aequat, Pallida mors aequo pede sceptra ligonibus aequat, / Et regum ante aulas pulsat, et ante casam.

CAMERARIUS & BORNITIUS' EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Rex Regum Reges Regit, Cor regis in manu Dei est; / Is flectit illo, quo velit.; and Bis Pereo, Ipsa suis pennis aquila interit icta: refertur / Scilicet haec hodie gratia promeritis. You can see the poor eagle in the emblem below:


TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS:

3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Loquor quae sentio (English: I say what I feel).

3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Nubecula est, pertransibit (English: It is a little wisp of cloud; it will pass).

RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Mus rapitur subito, qui solo vivit in antro (English: A mouse is quickly caught if he lives in a single mousehole).

VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Ventum seminabunt et turbinem metent (Hosea 8:7). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.

ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Conybeare: Alium spoliat ut alium ditet: He robbeth Peter and payeth Pawle.

TODAY'S FABLES & STORIES:

ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Achilles, the great hero of the Trojan War.

MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 461, Bubo et Aves, through Fable 470, Ciconia a Rustico Capta, including Ciconia et Vulpecula, the famous fable of the dinner-party war between the fox and the stork.

MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Leo et Homo, Concertantes, one of my favorite fables: the lion definitely wins this debate!

AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Nurse and the Wolf, the story of why the wolf was left proverbially gaping.

FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Iuppiter et Serpens, the story of the snake with a rose in its mouth (this one also has a vocabulary list). Here is the fable: Iuppiter nuptias celebrat. Animalia cuncta ei munera offerunt, quaeque pro viribus suis. Serpens itaque rosam decerpit et rosam in ore suo fert, ad Iovem accedens. Iuppiter serpentem videt et dicit, "Ceterorum omnium dona excipio, sed ab ore tuo nihil prorsus sumo."

Friday, February 17, 2012

Greek Bible Art: The Last Supper

The image shows The Last Supper by Fray Nicolás Borrás (source). This verse is from Matthew 26:27.

λαβὼν ποτήριον καὶ εὐχαριστήσας ἔδωκεν αὐτοῖς.
Accipiens calicem, gratias egit, et dedit illis.
He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them.







Greek Bible Art: Finding of Moses

The image shows The Finding of Moses by Bonifacio Veronese (source). This verse is from Exodus 2:5.

κατέβη δὲ ἡ θυγάτηρ Φαραω.
Ecce descendebat filia Pharaonis.
The daughter of Pharaoh came down.






Greek Bible Art: Christ Among the Doctors

The image shows Christ Among the Doctors by Bonifacio Veronese (source). This verse is from Luke 2:46.

εὖρον αὐτὸν ἐν μέσῳ τῶν διδασκάλων.
Invenerunt illum in medio doctorum.
They found him in the midst of the doctors.





Greek Bible Art: Emmaus

The images shows the The Emmaus Disciples by Abraham Bloemaert (source). This verse is from Luke 24:30.

λαβὼν τὸν ἄρτον εὐλόγησεν.
Accepit panem, et benedixit.
He took bread, and blessed it.




Greek Bible Art: Adam and Eve

The image shows Satan Watching the Caresses of Adam and Eve by William Blake (source). This verse is from Genesis 2:25.

ἦσαν οἱ δύο γυμνοί καὶ οὐκ ᾐσχύνοντο.
Erat uterque nudus, et non erubescebant.
They were both naked, and were not ashamed.






Greek Bible Art: Job

The image shows Job Confessing his Presumption to God who Answers from the Whirlwind by William Blake (source). This verse is from Job 40:6.

ὁ κύριος εἶπεν τῷ Ιωβ ἐκ τοῦ νέφους.
Respondens Dominus Job de turbine dixit.
Then answered the Lord unto Job out of the whirlwind.





Greek Bible Art: Elohim Creating Adam

The image shows Elohim Creating Adam by William Blake (source). This verse is from Genesis 1:27.

ἐποίησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν ἄνθρωπον κατ᾽ εἰκόνα θεοῦ.
Creavit Deus hominem ad imaginem suam.
God created man in his own image.





Greek Bible Art: Susanna and the Elders

The image shows Susanna and the Elders by Sisto Badalocchio (source). This verse is from Daniel 13:24.

ἀνεβόησεν φωνῇ μεγάλῃ Σουσαννα.
Exclamavit voce magna Susanna.
Susanna cried with a loud voice.





Greek Bible Art: Baptism of Christ

The image shows the Baptism of Christ by Bacchiacca (source). This verse is from Luke 3:22.

καταβῆναι τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον σωματικῶ εἴδει ὡς περιστερὰν.
Descendit Spiritus Sanctus corporali specie sicut columba.
The Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove.