Sunday, June 9, 2019

Latin Proverbs and Fables Round-Up: June 9

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HODIE: ante diem quintum Idus Iunias

Elephantum ex mure facis.
You're making an elephant out of a mouse.

Ego apros occido, sed alter utitur pulpamento.
I'm the one who kills the boards, but someone else enjoys the meat.

Iuventus ventus.
Youth (passes by like) the wind.

Alta a longe cognoscuntur.
Lofty things can be discerned from afar.


Feles et Venus
Latin version and English version(s)

Vulpes Sine Cauda
Latin version and English version(s)


The Legend of Perseus by Edwin Sydney Hartland
(in three volumes)
online book link

In the misty realm of fable by Emma Robinson Kleckner
online book link