Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: June 12

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HODIE: pridie Idus Iunias
(the day before the Ides of June!)

Asinus in pelle leonis.
A donkey in a lion's skin.
(see Aesop's fables below)

Dat veniam corvis, vexat censura columbas.
The crows get forgiven; the pigeons get punished. Juvenal.

Odium numquam potest esse bonum.
Hatred can never be a good thing.

Sapientia omnia operatur.
Wisdom can do all things.


Asinus Leonis Pelle Indutus
Latin version and English version(s)

Vulpes et Asinus Pelle Leonis Indutus
Latin version and English version(s)


Tales from Euripides by Vincent King Cooper
online book link

Tales of Ancient Greece by G. W. Cox
online book link