Thursday, August 8, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: August 8

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HODIE: ante diem sextum Idus Augustas

Delphinum natare doces.
You're teaching a dolphin to swim.
(as if it does not know already...)

Latrante uno, latrat statim et alter canis.
When one dog barks, the other one starts barking too.

Scito teipsum.
Know thyself.

Ite et videte.
Go and see.


Feles, Aquila, et Sus
Latin version and English version(s)

Lupus et Pastorum Convivium
Latin version and English version(s)


Aesop's Fables translated by V. S. Vernon Jones

Alcestis of Euripides translated by Arthur Way