Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: May 28

Here is a round-up of today's proverbs and fables, and thanks also for the encouraging emails about reviving the Bestiaria. 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 Kalendas Iunias

Asinus asino, sus sui pulcher, et suum cuique pulchrum.
One donkey is beautiful to another, pig to pig, and to each their own is beautiful.

Aquila non capit muscas.
An eagle doesn't catch flies.

Auri caecus amor ducit in omne nefas.
The blind love of gold leads to every crime.

Discat, qui nescit, nam sic sapientia crescit.
Let him learn who does not know, for thus does knowledge grow.


Satyrus et Viator
Latin version and English version(s)

Avara et Gallina
Latin version and English version(s)