Thursday, June 6, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: June 6

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HODIE: ante diem octavum Idus Iunias

Annosa vulpes non capitur laqueo.
The old fox is not caught in the snare.

Odimus accipitrem, quia semper vivit in armis.
We hate the hawk because he lives always at war.
(and speaking of hawks, see Aesop below)

Nulli inimicus ero.
I will be an enemy to no one.

Respice, adspice, prospice!
Look back, look front, look ahead!


Luscinia et Accipiter
Latin version and English version(s)

Gallus et Ancillae
Latin version and English version(s)


Reading Sappho: Contemporary Approaches by Ellen Greene
online book link

Tales from Greece and Rome by William Patten
online book link