Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: August 14

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HODIE: ante diem undevicesimum Kalendas Septembres

E vipera rursum vipera nascitur.
From one snake yet another is born.

A fronte praecipitium, a tergo lupus.
A precipice in front of you; a wolf behind.

Fallaces sunt rerum species.
The appearances of things are deceiving.

Vinum animi speculum.
Wine is the mirror of the soul.


Ciconia et Vulpecula
Latin version and English version(s)

Struthiocamelus Perfidus
Latin version and English version


Old Greek Nature Stories
by F. A. Farrar

The Bacchae of Euripides
translated by Gilbert Murray