Thursday, February 9, 2012

Greek proverb: τέτταρα ὦτα

Here's a saying from Apostolius, C1.93, with a Latin version from Clavis Homerica. The image is from Alciato, Emblemata (1591). Here are some more Apostolius proverbs.

Ἄκουε τοῦ τέτταρα ὦτα ἔχοντος.
Audi quatuor habentem aures.
Listen to the one who has four ears.