Sunday, August 11, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: August 11

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HODIEante diem tertium Idus Augustas

Bubo canit lusciniae.
The owl is serenading the nightingale.

Et canis in somnis leporis vestigia latrat.
And the dog in his dreams bays at the rabbit's tracks.

Animus omnia vincit.
Courage conquers all things.

Fortunae cetera mando.
I leave the rest to Lady Luck.


Ursus, Leo, et Vulpes
Latin version and English version(s)

 Iuppiter et Vulpes
Latin version and English version


Oedipus, King of Thebes
translated by Gilbert Murray

The Story of Alexander
by Robert Steele