Friday, February 17, 2012

Greek proverb: ὄπισθεν λύκοι

Here's a saying from Apostolius, C7.15, with a Latin version from Clavis Homerica. The image is from Pavan Kunder at Flickr. Here are some more Apostolius proverbs.

Ἕμπροσθεν κρημνὸς, ὄπισθεν λύκοι.
A fronte praecipitium, a tergo lupi.
A cliff ahead, wolves behind.