Monday, March 20, 2017

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: March 20

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

HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium decimum Kalendas Apriles.

MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Dido and Aeneas, and there are more images here.


3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Faciam meo modo (English: I will do it in my way).

3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Amor metu vacat (English: Love is free from fear).

RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Qui sibi nil conscit, secura mente quiescit (English: He who feels no guilt can rest with a quiet mind).

VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Unusquisque onus suum portabit (Gal. 6:5). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.

BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Amicus Inimicus. Click here for a full-sized view.

And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:

Familiam cura.
Take care of your family.

Amicus cum vitiis ferendus est.
You must tolerate a friend together with his faults.


FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Feles, Aquila, et Sus, the story of a conniving cat (this fable has a vocabulary list).

MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Fortuna et Puer, in which Lady Luck refuses to take the blame.


Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Vulpes Pacem Annuntians, with links to the audio and to the blog post.

Vulpes Pacem Annuntians