Sunday, January 12, 2020

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: January 12

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HODIE: pridie Idus Ianuarias

Corvus ab aquila relictis
cadaveribus vescitur.

The crow feeds on the bodies
that the eagles leave behind.

Vive pie semper; frustra peccata teguntur:
   Nullus in his terris est sine teste locus.

Arma tuentur pacem.
Arms protect the peace.

Errando discitur.
One learns by making mistakes.


Haedus in Tecto et Lupus
Latin version and English version(s)

Apes et Iuppiter


Herakles, the Hero of Thebes
and Other Heroes of the Myth
by Mary Burt and Zenaide Ragozin

Fables, Original and Selected
by George Moir Bussey