Friday, August 23, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: August 23

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HODIE: ante diem decimum Kalendas Septembres

Citius elephantem sub ala celes.
You'd be able to more quickly hide an elephant in your armpit.

Aquilam volare doces.
You're teaching an eagle to fly.

Vultus imago animi.
The face is the portrait of the soul.

Beatus qui invenit amicum verum.
Blessed is he who has found a true friend.


Hircus et Vulpes in Puteo
Latin version and English version(s)

Mors et Pauper
Latin version and English version(s)


Myths of Greece and Rome
by Hélène Adeline Guerber

The Odyssey for boys and girls
by Alfred J. Church