Thursday, October 3, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: October 3

Here is a round-up of today's proverbs and fables. You can keep up with the latest posts by using the RSS feed, or you might prefer to subscribe by email.

HODIE: ante diem quintum Nonas Octobres

Albae gallinae filius.
Son of a white hen.
[i.e. a lucky person]

Quae vitae concessa tibi sint tempora, nescis:
   Ergo fac citius quae facienda vides.

Scientia sol mentis.
Knowledge is the light of the mind.

Omnis est rex in domo sua.
Each man is king in his own home.


Abies et Dumus
Latin version and English version(s)

Serpentis Cauda
Latin version and English version(s)


Lucian's Wonderland by St. J. Basil Wynne Willson

The Forge in the Forest by Padraic Colum