Monday, June 3, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: June 3

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HODIE: ante diem tertium Nonas Iunias

Duos qui sequitur lepores, neutrum capit.
He who chases two rabbits catches neither.

Camelus desiderans cornua etiam aures perdidit.
The camel, wanting horns, also lost his ears.

(see the Aesop's fable below)

Sapientia auro melior est.
Wisdom is better than gold.

Verae amicitiae sempiternae sunt.
True friendships last forever.


Camelus et Iuppiter
Latin version and English version(s)

Camelus et Iuppiter - Osius

Canis et Umbra
Latin version and English version(s)


The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum
online book link

 The Heroes: Or, Greek Fairy Tales by Charles Kingsley
online book link