Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: July 11

Here is a round-up of today's proverbs and fables - 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 (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum Idus Iulias.

MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Judgment of Paris, and there are more images here.


3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Res crescunt concordia (English: With harmony, things prosper ... and on discordia see below).

3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Vivorum oportet meminisse (English: We should remember the living).

RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Ex rebus minimis surgit discordia grandis (English: From the smallest things can spring a huge quarrel).

VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Ne glorieris in crastinum (Proverbs 27:1). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.

BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Fide Parum, Multum Vide. Click here for a full-sized view.

And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:

Labore et scientia.
By means of effort and knowledge.

Multa docet fames.
Hunger teaches many things.


MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una book is Vulpes Sine Cauda, a story about fox fashions, with English versions here; you will also find the illustrations there which display in this animated gif: