Friday, May 31, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: May 31

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HODIE: pridie Kalendas Iunias

Dat deus immiti cornua curta bovi.
God gives short horns to the savage bull.

Furem fur cognoscit, et lupum lupus.
Thief knows thief, and wolf knows wolf.

Metus cum venit, rarum habet somnus locum.
With the onset of fear, there's little room for sleep.

Beatus ille homo qui vivit sua domo.
Blessed is he who lives in his own home.


Ranae Duae Vicinae
Latin version and English version(s)

Cervus et Vitis
Latin version and English version(s)


 Wonder Stories from Herodotus
by G. H. Boden and W. Barrington D'Almeida
online book link

The Adventures of Ulysses by Charles Lamb
online book link